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Making use of excess heat: Assessment methodology for urban excess heat recovery solutions

A large amount of low-temperature urban excess heat sources is available to play a fundamental role in the decarbonisation of the heating sector, including the present and future of district heating networks. Learn more about how to assess urban...

On- and Offshore Wind Energy in Belgium and in Germany

Wind energy has become a central pillar to the transition to low carbon energy usage. Belgium plans to further expand its onshore capacities to 3.5 GW by 2030.   In 2019, Germany and Belgium ranked among the top 4 in terms of offshore capacity...

Anatomy of a Sustainable City

Imagine a city with more walkers and bikers than cars, where buildings are all run off of solar power and designed with living ecosystems inside of them and city landscaping doubles as edible plants for the hungry.    While this may seem straight...

GE Renewable Energy supplying wind turbines to multiple sites in Turkey and Vietnam

Today, GE Renewable Energy announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53-MW Kirazli and 32-MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey.    These wind farms are part of a larger order made with Turkerler and RT Enerjito to supply...

District Heating and Cooling – A Key Element of Energy System Integration

Energy System Integration is a key initiative of the Green Deal, highlighted in the new European Commission Strategy on Energy System Integration. Read more about the important role of district heating and cooling in this initiative, and how the...

“Biophilia, connecting Health and Wellbeing with Buildings and Land” IX BioEconomic® Sitges Day 2020

Nature integrated in Buildings and the urban landscape, sustainable territory and respectful of biodiversity. The Town hall of Sitges and BioEconomic® are happy to invite you to the IX BioEconomic ®Sitges Day 2020 : “Biophilia, connecting Health and...

Transition in real estate: Construction21's programme at Propel by MIPIM

Construction21 is a partner of MIPIM and of Propel by MIPIM, an event dedicated to real estate, cities and innovation, that gathers the real estate and service providers ecosystems (2,500 decision-makers are expected).   On 14 September, C21 is...

The role of microgrids in India

India is a growing country of 1.3 billion people. The energy needs are increasing and people from all corners of the country have started engaging in small businesses and demanding better infrastructure.   The country, however, only provided...

Preview of the Green Solutions Awards 2020/21

The Green Solutions Awards, powered by the Construction21 network, contribute to the necessary transition of the real estate and construction world, from building to city. This national and international competition brings innovative, high-...

[Green Solutions Meetup] Low-carbon construction or renovation: what solutions?

On September 14, capitalising on the Propel by MIPIM event – an important meeting point between the "game-changers" of real estate, cities and innovation – Construction21 is organising a new session of Green Solutions Meetup. This highly appreciated...