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The Delft Low-interest energy renovation loans
Delft - The Netherlands

The Delft Low-interest energy renovation loans

In 2003, Delft adopted a Local Energy Action Plan with the following main goals to be achieved by 2012 compared to 1990: – Decrease the […]

E-deals to achieve a carbon neutral target by 2050
Delft - The Netherlands

E-deals to achieve a carbon neutral target by 2050

The city of Delft (100,000 inhabitants) has had an active energy policy since the 1990s, resulting in a 15% greenhouse gas emission reduction between 1990 […]

The Delft Energy Saving Fund
Delft - The Netherlands

The Delft Energy Saving Fund

Set up by the municipality of Delft in 2006, the Delft Energy Saving Fund is part of a wide range of instruments supporting local projects […]

Mine water as a renewable energy source
Heerlen - The Netherlands

Mine water as a renewable energy source

In 2008, this old mining city started operating a geothermal station using heat from the water used to inundate the mine shafts after the site […]

Utrecht, an energy plan devised by citizens
Utrecht - The Netherlands

Utrecht, an energy plan devised by citizens

Situated in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht is a university city with a population of 330,000 and around 70,000 students. Since the population is […]

Energy-efficient Sport Facilities and Student premises
Delft - The Netherlands

Energy-efficient Sport Facilities and Student premises

In the Buitenhof area in Delft, a new energy efficient sports hall is built as well as 88 student premises. The building is connected to […]

A Local District Heating Company established
Delft - The Netherlands

A Local District Heating Company established

A new public private partnership (PPP) district heating company was established in Delft, producing, distributing and supplying an equivalent of nearly 20,000 homes with heat […]

Low energy housing breathes new life into Poptahof
Delft - The Netherlands

Low energy housing breathes new life into Poptahof

Refurbishment of 84 apartments and 10 studios to new standards. Construction of 58 new energy efficient dwellings and a vertical PV system. Step by step […]

Energy Safari
Zoetermeer - The Netherlands

Energy Safari

Having fun with energy

Solar energy – Nearly zero-energy buildings The city of Zoetermeer decided to fight against climate change and biodiversity loss in order to become more sustainable […]

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