Food for thought during the EU Sustainable Energy Week: 5 days, 5 key topics, 5 lunch academy webinars
My Smart City District (MSCD) is a group of like-minded European Smart Cities projects representing 8 projects, 25 cities across 13 countries. Together, they are putting on a series of short online seminars – the Lunch Academy – set to take place 11:30-12:15 CET every day of the European Sustainable Energy Week 13-17 June.
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
The project’s model for evaluation of replication potential is a framework to help the CITyFiED city cluster to review the individual replication potential of the technologies implemented on their demo sites.
Post date: 13 May 2016
In the loop: community feedback part of the process at Europe’s largest deep renovation site
Significant improvements to energy efficiency often mean lengthy inconveniences to residents. In the Torrelago district of Valladolid, Spain, the CITyFiED project is embracing this and trying to engage with the community throughout the process
Post date: 4 May 2016
Cities switched on to the energy and environment challenge
Municipalities, energy agencies and technical experts met in Udine, Italy to learn from one another face-to-face and channel the knowledge generated by the CITyFiED project.
Post date: 11 Mar 2016
RESIDENTS SAY “YES” TO NEXT WAVE OF RETROFITTING IN LUND, SWEDEN
Good communication and meaningful engagement with residents is key to ensuring support for retrofitting works at the Linero demonstration site of CITyFiED.
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Feeling the benefits of deep renovation in Valladolid
In the Torrelago district, cumulative improvements of the deep renovation works conducted as part of the CITyFiED project are beginning to be seen and felt by partners and residents alike.
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Leading Europe’s energy transition and efficiency revolution: Udine, Italy extends its welcome to the CITyFiED network of 50 European cities
The growing importance of cities as drivers of climate change is hard to miss. Today, much of the practical initiatives and momentum to reduce climate emissions now lies with cities, where much of our population, services and economic activity reside. But how can we make the most of a window of opportunity to become climate smart and highly energy efficient?
Post date: 23 Feb 2016
Endowed with renewable resources, such as wind, sun, geothermal and hydro, the country is still relying on coal and other fossil fuels to produce its energy. Forward-looking public policies could make the difference and lead to sustainable and less polluted urban areas in the coming decades
Turkey’s energy production for urban areas could be 100% based on renewables within 30 years if appropriate public policy is implemented.
Post date: 24 Dec 2015
A wider use of waste and an accurate evaluation of the context are crucial to improving the sustainability of one of the most important sources of renewable energy in Europe
Bioenergy represents two-thirds of the energy produced from renewable sources in Europe, though biomass sustainability is not taken for granted.
Post date: 15 Dec 2015
CITy Voices: Councillor Ramsey Milne
Interview with Councillor Ramsey Milne, Aberdeen, Scotland
Why did Aberdeen choose to participate in the CITyFiED project, and how does it fit in with your energy and environment strategy?
Post date: 20 Nov 2015