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Frankfurt, a german pionner with a “100% renewable” roadmap
Frankfurt - Germany

Frankfurt, a german pionner with a “100% renewable” roadmap

Frankfurt is a flourishing city with a strong tertiary industry and ranks 4th among European financial centres. The city has been actively fighting climate change […]

Every day greener
Frankfurt - Germany

Every day greener

52% green spaces, 160,000 trees, 40 parks, 50 lakes: welcome to Frankfurt am Main, one of Germany’s greenest cities. With 700.000 inhabitants, Frankfurt is the […]

A solar district heating system for “Am Ackermannbogen” neighbourhood
Munich - Germany

A solar district heating system for “Am Ackermannbogen” neighbourhood

Munich, the capital of the Bavaria state in South-East Germany, is one of the richest and most prosperous cities in Europe. Munich also hosts one […]

“Fifty-Fifty”: Everybody wins when saving energy in Munich!
Munich - Germany

“Fifty-Fifty”: Everybody wins when saving energy in Munich!

Background Fifty-Fifty is an energy and water saving programme coordinated by the City of Munich that has been running in schools and kindergartens since 1996. […]

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance
Munich - Germany

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance

“Without the active and innovative cooperation of the about 100 members of the local alliance Munich for Climate Pro-tection, the city cannot achieve its ambitious […]

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)
Munich - Germany

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM) Current developments in our global climate clearly show that there is now way around fast […]

A “care-free” renovation package
Stuttgart - Germany

A “care-free” renovation package

The energy refurbishment rate of Stuttgart’s building stock is too lowAbout 80% of Stuttgart’s buildings were constructed before the existence of the first Thermal Insulation […]

Stuttgart Fund
Stuttgart - Germany

Stuttgart Fund

Internal contracting

Stuttgart’s Internal Contracting links different independent parts of the city authority to enable quick and flexible investment decisions. Its operational scope is energy improvements within […]

Green ventilation corridors
Stuttgart - Germany

Green ventilation corridors

The city’s location has a significant influence on its local climate includingimplications for solar radiation, air temperature, humidity, precipitation andwind. Stuttgart sits in the wide […]

The epiphany of sustainable urban development
Heidelberg - Germany

The epiphany of sustainable urban development

The energy transition process was initiated by the City of Heidelberg in the early 1990s, triggered by growing awareness of climate protection issues and, ultimately, […]

Master Plan for 100 % Climate Mitigation
Frankfurt-am-Main - Germany

Master Plan for 100 % Climate Mitigation

Frankfurt am Main, strengthening local economy through the energy transition!

“The greatest potential we have, not only in Frankfurt, but basically everywhere, is the ability to reduce our energy consumption”, Wiebke Fiebig, head of the […]

Bahnstadt District
Heidelberg - Germany

Bahnstadt District

Urban Development and the Passive House Standard

Bahnstadt is the world’s largest passive house settlement: From apartments and laboratories to shops, daycare facilities and schools, even the fire station and cinema – everything […]

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