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On 9 March 2022, as part of the CEESEU project bootcamp, 40 European experts and municipality representatives visited SmartEnCity Lighthouse City Tartu. The participants came from Germany, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Poland, and Austria to learn from Tartu's experience in developing its Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP).
The Intelligent Electric Bus started operating on 1 March with hardly any incidents. The new sustainable mobility service of Vitoria-Gasteiz started up with a fleet of six 100% electric buses with cutting edge technology that will improve the times and efficiency of the TUVISA peripheral line. In this start-up phase, the BEI fleet will be completed with conventional buses.
This Bulletin is inviting you to come to Lighthouse City Vitoria-Gasteiz to join the SmartEnCity Final Conference, telling about the success of Vitoria-Gasteiz which was appreciated by an award for the deployment of SmartEnCity project activities, Sonderborg's masterplan2029 and the Danish Network Energibyerne as a good example for replication.
The leaders of the national-based SmartEnCity Network (Energibyerne) in Denmark have started discussions with the three leading Danish green islands with the idea of sharing the Energibyerne learnings focused on the barriers, challenges, and opportunities that islands have regarding the energy transition.
Since 2018, Sonderborg's six non-profit housing associations have completed more than 190 energy renovation projects and invested almost DKK 200 million DKK in solar energy as well as conversions from gas to district heating or heat pumps
Beginning of February, a meeting was held for the residents of the demo district Coronacion in Aldabe civic centre, where David Grisaleña (technical responsible of SmartEnCity project in Vitoria-Gasteiz), Ianire Anaya (Member of the Direction of Giroa Veolia) and Ana Oregi (City Councillor of Territorial Politics and Sustainable Environment) took part as speakers and updated the attendees with the latest news from the final phase of SmartEnCity project’s deployment in Vitoria-Gasteiz.
270,000 DKK saved: The renovation of the Rådmandsløkken 2A-24F department in Sønderborg Andelsboligforening (SAB) has now been completed and is an important piece in the green transformation of Lighthouse City Sonderborg.
In the framework of the Italian SEC Network two main events have been planned for the next months: an online webinar on 22nd February and a face-to-face meeting in Lecce in April 2022. The main aim of these two events is to share the results of Lecce Municipality as follower city during the six years project and favour a discussion between the Italian cities on smart city and energy transition topics, understanding where they are in the process and what are the most common issues they faced, presenting possible examples and/or solutions based on Lecce experience. In the following are included the information and agenda of the Webinar, that will also include a contribution from Tartu Regional Energy Agency about their experience in the process from IEP to SECAP.
After many online meetings in the past two years, the Danish SmartEnCity Network, Energibyerne, met for a 24h meeting in Horsens municipality on the 7th-8th December 2021.