A new smart city EU-funded project, POCITYF, is set to transform our historical and cultural cities into more efficient, healthy, sustainable living environments with "positive energy districts". Led by EDP, the project kicks off on 9 October with 46 partners from 13 countries.
Post date: 10 Oct 2019
The 5th edition of the Roger Léron Award was concluded on the 9th October 2019 with the Ceremony at the House of the Brussels region (BIP) with the announcement of the winner and celebration of nominees’ achievements. Søren Hermansen was acknowledged as the winner of this 5th edition, while finalists Maria del Rosario Heras Celemín and Josep Puig i Boix shared the second place.
Post date: 10 Oct 2019
During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, hosted the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at which more than 150 parti
Post date: 9 Oct 2019
The climate emergency is one of the most talked about and vocalised issues the population of the Earth currently faces with climate strikes now being a weekly occurrence and with a regular spot on the 6 o'clock news, it's no surprise that mitigation against climate change is high on the policy agenda.
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
The objectives of the meeting are to:
Post date: 3 Oct 2019
Municipalities and regions play a key role in encouraging energy retrofits in condominiums. Although European local authorities are tackling the residential sector as part of their climate action, many of them still ignore the specific challenges and needs of multi-apartment buildings. What are key measures, both from a policy and an operational point of view, for accelerating condominium upgrades? And how can a local government link the different stakeholders for effective implementation and measurable success?
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Following last year's successful 1st CEN-CE Stakeholders' Workshop, this 4 November (10h00-12h30) CEN-CE team is enquiring again REHVA experts, REHVA Member Associations and relevant EU level stakeholders about how to ensure an effective and tailored EU-wide market uptake of the CEN-CE training and certification scheme and furthermore exploring together and valuing all emerging synergies.
Post date: 30 Sep 2019
The event will consist of two days, the first day will be held at the Maison des Associations Internationales, and the second at Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Hotel.
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are hosting the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the European Week of Regions and
Post date: 18 Sep 2019
The heat being wasted across Europe could cover 100% of our buildings’ needs. District heating and cooling networks can utilise excess heat available from various sources, including excess heat from urban facilities (i.e. data centres, sewage collectors, cooling systems of tertiary buildings, underground stations). However, due to some regulatory challenges, lack of large-scale replicable demonstrators and appropriate financial support schemes this opportunity is wasted.
Post date: 17 Sep 2019