sustainable urban development

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Urban Living Labs are development environments that integrate residents and other stakeholders to develop and test new solutions in their daily life. The users of the new services or solutions are active partners in the whole development process, which happens in the real urban context. Urban Living Labs utilize various co-design methods for understanding the needs, generating solution ideas, presenting ideas and evaluating the solutions in practice. In addition, citizen participation methods are used for participation in decision making and taking action.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

This report presents establishment and implementation process of the six Urban Living Labs carried out in Alby and Peltosaari, and is a continuation of the report D 3.1 & D 3.2 Selection of Urban Living Labs in Alby and Peltosaari. The lessons learnt in setting up the Urban Living Labs and results of the evaluations will be reported in D 4.1 & 4.2 Evaluation of the Urban Living Labs in Alby and Peltosaari.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

The International Energy Agency (IEA) organises this webinar to present the main results of the Energy Technology Perspectives 2016 report, which was released by IEA on 1 June 2016. The webinar will take place on 3 June 2016 (14.00-17.30 CEST).  
Post date: 2 Jun 2016
Type: Evento

Towards Sustainable Urban Energy Systems   Published every two years, this report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) examines the extent to which an energy technology revolution is taking place, the key technologies that are emerging, the costs and benefits of these technologies, and policies needed to foster their use.  
Post date: 2 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Post date: 4 Dic 2015
Type: Evento

  La UE Ciudades Inteligentes del Sistema de Información (LIC) es un proyecto innovador con el objetivo de reunir a los afines a los intereses y a las personas para promover el intercambio de conocimientos y una mayor colaboración en el objetivo a largo plazo de la creación de ciudades inteligentes y eficiente de la energía de Europa. Apoyado por la Comisión Europea, este proyecto es una continuación de el CONCIERTO de la serie de proyectos, que se inició en 2005.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2015
Type: Enlace

Urban Living Labs are development environments that integrate residents and other stakeholders to develop and test new solutions in their daily life. The users of the new services or solutions are active partners in the whole development process which happens in the real urban context. Urban Living Labs utilize various co-design methods for understanding the needs, generating solution ideas, presenting ideas and evaluating the solutions in practice. In addition, citizen participation methods are used for participation in decision making and taking action.
Post date: 4 Sep 2015
Type: Publication

In August 2015, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) launched the Technical Assistance Programme under the framework of the Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI).
Post date: 12 Ago 2015
Type: Noticias

In 2012 the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund launched the publication series “energy innovation austria”. These publications (published four times a year) provide insight into the Austrian energy research and present new concepts and innovative products in the field of forward-looking energy technologies. The articles are based on research projects funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Climate and Energy Fund. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2015
Type: Publication

Reseachers in Ludwigsburg (Germany) have developed a district energy concept by combining the advantages of ambitious building concepts and refurbishment measures with energy efficient heat supply; a local heating network for two city districts- the existing district of Grünbühl and the Sonnenberg development area. The heat generation is realised by a combination of a brine-water heat pump and a combined heat and power plant. BINE project info 04/2015 explains the concept, presents the advantages and analyses general success factors for district energy concepts.  
Post date: 6 Mayo 2015
Type: Publication