News

11 Apr 2017

SmartEnCity - Coronación project was subject of Covenant of Mayors event

The SmartEnCity management strategy in relation to the building refurbishment and urban regeneration intervention in Vitoria-Gasteiz was presented at the second conference "Covenant of Mayors: walking toward the Covenant - year 2017”, taking place in the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao (Spain) on 4th April 2017.

10 Apr 2017

Paying less taxes for more energy efficient houses: SmartEnCity influences the taxation of houses in Vitoria-Gasteiz

As a result of the SmartEnCity project, the City Council of Vitoria-Gasteiz has modified the tax ordinance regulating real estate taxes in the city: the taxes for houses with a good energy rating are reduced significantly - thereby creating a strong incentive for more energy efficient houses! The taxes are reduced by 50% for houses with an energy rating "A" and by 25% for houses rated with a “B”.

20 Mar 2017

SmartEnCity will participate in sister project's REMOURBAN study tour in Nottingham on 23rd March

Lighthouse project Remourban will be throwing its doors wide open this month when its first study tour takes place in lighthouse city Nottingham, UK. Behind the tour is project partner Nottingham Trent University – named UK’s greenest university – in cooperation with the Action Cluster on Integrate Planning and the Smart Cities Information System. And SmartEnCity partners will join in...

19 Feb 2017

Vitoria-Gasteiz' new citizen information office is well attended

Living Citizen involvement in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Since the new citizen information office has opened its doors in October, people take the opportunity to gain first hand information about current and forseen measures taking place in Coronación demo area.