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Accelerating Condominium Energy Retrofitting
Tartu - Estonia

Accelerating Condominium Energy Retrofitting

Nearly zero energy retrofitting in 17 condominiums

The City of Tartu participated in the Horizon2020 project SmartEnCity as a lighthouse city. The project’s main goal was the reduction of energy consumption in […]

Fighting energy poverty
Barcelona - Spain

Fighting energy poverty

Being cold at home is not normal

The Energy Advice Points are a Barcelona City Council service that offers the necessary information, assistance and intervention for people to exercise their energy rights […]

Geothermal cogeneration projects
Strasbourg Eurométropole - France

Geothermal cogeneration projects

Strasbourg and its urban community, located in the Alsace region in North-Eastern France, have access to a deep geothermal natural reservoir. The “Eurométropole de Strasbourg” […]

Energy security and cost-efficient heat supply
Brașov - Romania

Energy security and cost-efficient heat supply

The district heating system of Brasov has gone through several transformations in the attempt to find a solution for the zones located within the urban […]

Geothermal energy for sustainable heating & cooling
Litomerice - Czech Republic

Geothermal energy for sustainable heating & cooling

The city of Litoměřice developed an Energy Concept in 2009 and adopted a Municipal Energy Plan in 2014. The main goal of the municipality is […]

A “bio-economy” for all
Växjö - Sweden

A “bio-economy” for all

The municipality of Växjö, in Sweden, set itself a challenge very early on: to become a fossil fuel free city. This objective was the result […]

Integrated city systems for increased efficiency
Tampere - Finland

Integrated city systems for increased efficiency

A city in full economic and demographic expansion, Tampere is looking into how it can reduce its energy consumption and CO2 emissions in order to […]

Transition to energy sovereignty
Local energy agency of Barcelona - Spain

Transition to energy sovereignty

This government measure was approved by the City Council in July 2016, with a budget of 130 million euros. Its approval shows the city is […]

Working with industry
Urban community of Dunkirk - France

Working with industry

Dunkirk’s industrial waste heat network

The idea of creating an industrial waste heat network in Dunkirk, a port and industrial city in northern France, and in the neighbouring town of […]

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 […]

Integrated district heating and cooling
Helsinki - Finland

Integrated district heating and cooling

That helps Helsinki to achieve its climate obligations

In a country where temperatures are below 10°C for half of the year, heating buildings is a crucial basic utility. As a result, Finland has […]

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 […]

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