21 Sep 2018

SmartEnCity Flyer published

SmartEnCity has published their first 6 page flyer with information about our three Lighthouse Cities, our two Follower Cities, the SmartEnCity Network, and much more. Have a look!

20 Sep 2018

Tartu is taking another step towards smart public transportation

In line with Tartu’s previous actions, Tartu is continuing its efforts of putting its vision of smart public transport into reality: In addition to the implementation of a new e-bike sharing system, the installation of one further electric car rental point and a new energy-efficient bus service based on 64 new buses fueled with methane gas, a new electric bus is operating free of charge between train station and city centre.

18 Sep 2018

Sonderborg succeeded at Euro-China Green and Smart City Award 2018

Big Success for Lighthouse City Sonderborg! Its zero carbon ambition is recognised worldwide and has now been awarded with the “Industry Innovation Award”. The ceremony took place at the Euro-China Green and Smart City Award Summit 2018 beginning of September in the Chinese City Ningbo, which is just south of Shanghai.

31 Aug 2018

Third SmartEnCity Network Bulletin published

The SmartEnCity Network has published it's third newsletter. Since June, the 'Bulletin" will appear on a monthly basis and provide information on smart energy transition of cities plus news from the network members. Potential Follower Cities as well as other interested people will receive tailor-made information, ready to be replicated.

09 Aug 2018

New Network article: The zero carbon transition of Sonderborg

One of the main processes behind the CO2 neutrality goal of Sonderborg is creating the integrated energy plan (also referred to as “strategic energy plan”) which uses integrated approaches combining many aspects, sectors, stakeholders in it.

01 Aug 2018

Citizen Engagement in Vitoria-Gasteiz - progress and status

"No people engaged - no project sucess" is the conclusion of Eukene Barrenetxea Larranaga, Head of H-Enea Living Lab, who was in charge of creating a citizen engagement strategy for the retrofitting package of the Lighthouse City Vitoria-Gasteiz.

01 Aug 2018

Stakeholder engagement in the Integrated Energy Planning phases

"Achieving a zero-carbon city is not only about replacing old technologies with new technologies - it is a radical transition. For instance, it not only involves the transition of the technical system but it involves new stakeholders, business models, resource types, planning procedures and more." Learn more about the Integrated Energy approch, the different phases and its stakeholders....