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...
The SmartEnCity activities in Vitoria-Gasteiz promoted as good practice within webinar on energy-efficient buildings renovation action plans
On 14th March 2017 VISESA presented the energy efficiency and urban regeneration experiences in Vitoria-Gasteiz, with a focus on the SmartEnCity project actions, within a webinar titled “Creation of energy-efficient Buildings Renovation Action Plans for cities: guideline and application cases”.
On 16th March, the residents from three different housing associations participated in the 3rd citizen engagement workshop of the SmartEnCity Lighthouse City Sonderborg.
This short film demonstrates how citizen engagement could be filled with life and therefore encourages other cities to follow the footsteps.
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.
Heat and Electricity were the topics of the second citizen engagement workshop on 7th of February carried out by Project Zero in Sonderborg.
"We already have the technologies to make it possible, it’s about finding solutions to the different barriers for district transformation" - SmartEnCity is featured in an article about positive energy homes and their contribution to climate change fight, published by Horizon Magazine.
The SmartEnCity lighthouse city Sonderborg is sharing its experiences – across the Atlantic! On 9th February 2017, American students visited the city and learned about Sonderborg’s activities in the area of sustainability.
SmartEnCity Network presented its second webinar on 08.02.2017: Facilitating Energy transition at city level
Building upon webinar 1, this webinar moves a step closer to the actions on city level, laying out a replicable approach for how to implement energy transition at city level. Based on learnings from Danish and Spanish cities this webinar will focus on the topics: stakeholder process, typical steps and relevant tools as three general principles in energy transition planning at city level. The focus will be elaborated in case examples from Denmark and Spain.
On 31 January 2017 the local partners organised an event to inform on the foreseen measures. Over 100 citizens from the pilot area in Tartu and beyond came together to learn about the project progress and discuss technical issues in retrofitting and smart mobility.