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The SmartEnCity Network offers honest experiences, real inspirational cases, insights into proven integrated solutions, knowledge sharing, tools and coaching by experts for participating cities across Europe.



The Gehry Harbour project is an important showcase for ProjectZero as ZERO+ energy design ambitions go hand in hand with world class architect Frank Gehry and his masterplan making this a world class showcase with multiple dimensions.

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Tartu is a European pioneer in new smart energy solutions based on innovative ICT usage and strong citizen engagement. Deployed in transportation, buildings and energy supply, the ambition is to make Tartu the city of smartness.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, European Green Capital in 2012, aims at becoming greener, promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, low carbon mobility and smart infrastructures. Low carbon mobility is already demonstrated by an electric tram and biking. The overall aim is to improve the quality of life of the citizens.

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Lecce, the Italian Capital of Culture in 2015, has developed initiatives to increase the energy performances of existing building stock and the use of renewable energy sources. The creation of green spaces is improving the quality of citizen life.

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Asenovgrad is promoting energy efficient solutions, the use of renewable energy and environmentally aware citizens. Focus is on energy efficient buildings, streetlighting, green heat sources, wind- and PV-energy generation. Asenovgrad is situated at the foot of the Rhodope Mountains.

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