During the EU Sustainable Energy Week, the EIP-SCC held a series of practical Action Cluster Meetings bundled into a one-day event entitled « Building a market for Smart Cities and Communities
The gathering was part of ongoing efforts to foster cross-sector collaboration to deliver a solid, viable market which is attractive to investors.
Post date: 13 Lug 2017
Intelligent Buildings, Energy, Mobility, ICT & Emergency Management Exhibition and Forum
Post date: 5 Lug 2017
Cities represent three quarters of energy consumption and 80% of CO2 emissions worldwide, and with urbanisation expected to continue, a growing number of ‘Lighthouse’ cities across Europe have taken up the challenge of testing new ‘smart’ energy-saving solutions in large-scale test-beds under the impulse of European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Post date: 27 Giu 2017
The EU funded CITYOPT project (Holistic simulation and optimization of energy systems in Smart Cities) aims to make cities smarter through applications and guidelines supporting efficient planning, detailed design and operation of energy systems in urban districts. The specific target is to engage users with the new CITYOPT applications, create new partnerships connecting city leaders and stakeholders and create new business models for decision support systems for energy efficient neighbourhoods.
Post date: 23 Giu 2017
The session will focus on the replication potential of the energy-related smart solutions being implemented in the SCC1 Lighthouse cities.
The Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects are funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, with the aim of bringing together cities, industry and citizens to demonstrate solutions and business models that can be scaled up and replicated, and that lead to measurable benefits in energy and resource efficiency, new markets and new jobs.
Post date: 16 Giu 2017
REMOURBAN will participate in Clean Energy for all Europeans – EUSEW 2017 (19-25 June 2017, Brussels).
REMOURBAN will share their experience with other members of the Lighthouse projects community. The project will be represented by the Project Coordinator Miguel Á. García-Fuentes and by Philip James at Nottingham City Homes.
Post date: 16 Giu 2017
A smarter way to delivering large-scale change: the CITyFiED Methodology for Sustainable Urban Renovation at district level
Sustainable urban renovation is complex, particularly with respect to the decision making process, where a number of key stakeholders and several aspects need to be considered simultaneously. Evaluating and selecting alternative scenarios or measures to be implemented can be a substantial use of time and resources for cities.
Post date: 14 Giu 2017
Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities working together on energy transition. The association was created in 1990 and now represents more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries.
Post date: 12 Giu 2017
On 18 May 2017, the European Commission announced that the call for tender “ENER/C2/2017-097 - Smart cities and communities information system” has been opened, for the continuation of the running contract supporting the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS).
Post date: 6 Giu 2017
European ‘Energy Days’ kick started in Lund, Sweden
An early start to celebrating the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) ‘energy days’ began in Lund, Sweden, with an open invitation for politicians, municipal officials, researchers and more to discuss sustainable district renewal.
Held on 17 May, the CITyFiED project demonstration site and partners made a perfect tangible example for exchanging some inspirational ideas about how to build a sustainable city.
Post date: 1 Giu 2017