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.
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In January 2017, another electrical vehicle had a data logger installed . This data logger allows to collect technical data from the car and its performance. On the basis of these results it is possible to analyse trends and observe patterns in connection with the use of these e-cars and their drivers . In Sonderborg, there are currently five cars equipped with data loggers, and the more data are collected from e-cars in operation, the better analyses can be made. In return, the owners of these cars have received intelligent chargers as part of the smart mobility tasks in the SmartEnCity project.