News

18 Jan 2017

Progress in the Lighthouse City Tartu

During the last months, technical issues were in the focus of the activities within the lighthouse city of Tartu. But apart from this two highlights directed at the Tartu’s citizens have taken place: Tartu arranged a very successful art competition and launched a lecture series in cooperation with the University of Tartu...

16 Dec 2016

SmartEnCity Network presents first webinar on Dec 16th: Strategic Energy Planning in countries and cities

Today many cities are lowering their carbon emissions. This is by adding more renewable energy, improving energy efficiency and saving energy. Many cities are in the early stages of this transition. This webinar presents an approach that cities can use in their transition to becoming a smart low carbon city. A case example from Denmark is used to illustrate some of the action that is happening in this area and share specific experiences from that country.

22 Nov 2016

International Art Competition in Tartu

From ‘khrushchyovkas’ to ‘smartovkas’ – 20 apartment buildings in Tartu´s SmartEnCity demo district are not only waiting to be fully renovated and turned into modern, energy-efficient houses but also to become unique and attractive places. Therefore the City of Tartu is inviting artists to participate in the International Art Competition…

20 Nov 2016

SmartEnCity represented at Smart City Expo World Congress

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona is the international smart cities discussion summit linking the urban reality with the technological revolution. The 2016 edition (15-17 November) hosted nearly 17 000 visitors, 591 exhibitors, 420 speakers and more than 600 cities. The event attracts the highest level of stakeholders in the context of urban development and innovative technologies. This year´s debate was held around the topics of collaborative economy, energy innovation, sustainable mobility, co-creation dynamics, open data integration, and the need to invest in education, health and support systems for aging populations.

18 Nov 2016

Vitoria-Gasteiz - an exhibition for the citizens

H-Enea Living Lab and ACEDE, in collaboration with the Vitoria-Gasteiz Municipality and Visesa (Public Housing Agency), in order to inform the citizens of Coronación district, designed and produced the first exhibition that could have been visited in September (from 12th to 24th) in the local cultural centre Aldabe. The first part of the show and activities included the proposals and consultation regarding Coronación district renovation.