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Heat and power to the people de Bonne features 9 mini CHP plants
Grenoble - France

Heat and power to the people de Bonne features 9 mini CHP plants

In the de Bonne district, 9 mini natural gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) are used. They produce efficient energy on-site. Background The renewal of […]

Absorption cooling in the Hospital and University
Växjö - Sweden

Absorption cooling in the Hospital and University

Synopsis District heating produced from biomass in the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Växjö is used to produce cooling for the hospital and […]

Polygeneration from biological waste
Växjö - Sweden

Polygeneration from biological waste

The biogas produced by the digestion of sludge and biological waste in the sewage water purification plant in Växjö is used as source of electricity, […]

Small-scale urban windmill keeps company to eco-buildings in Blåsbälgen
Växjö - Sweden

Small-scale urban windmill keeps company to eco-buildings in Blåsbälgen

The municipal housing company Växjöhem has built an eight storey high low-energy building containing 46 apartments. Växjö’s first small-scale urban windmill has been installed on […]

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne
Grenoble - France

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne

Concert’action is a training programme that raises awareness and trains construction companies in energy performance issues. Background The sustainable neighbourhood de Bonne in Grenoble is […]

Energy efficiency: A hands-on experience in de Bonne’s new School
Grenoble - France

Energy efficiency: A hands-on experience in de Bonne’s new School

A new elementary school is built in Grenoble with a 50% lower energy consumption level than the national average. Background In 2007 the City of […]

A genius from Transylvania
Brasov - Romania

A genius from Transylvania

Sustainable Energy University

Brasov is located in the central part of Romania. It has 286,000 inhabitants and is a signatory of the Covenant of Mayors – a voluntary […]

Construction of the biomass boiler powered by wood chips
Urban community of Brest Métropole Océane - France

Construction of the biomass boiler powered by wood chips

Keywords Biomass / wood, district heating, renewable energy sources Main photos (see pdf file) Objectives of the action The Urban Community of Brest (Brest Métropole Océane) has […]

City-Wide Renewable Energy Utilisation System
Christchurch - New Zealand

City-Wide Renewable Energy Utilisation System

Christchurch (NZ) Keywords Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biomass Main photos (see pdf file) Objectives of the action Between 2006 and 2010, Christchurch has developed and implemented a comprehensive […]

Renewable Energy Civic Building
Christchurch - New Zealand

Renewable Energy Civic Building

Keywords Trigeneration, Renewable Energy, Biogas Main photos (see pdf file) Objectives of the action The project objective was to create an exemplary net zero carbon public building […]

100% RES – A territory anxious to create a new energy system
Energy Agency of Frederikshavn - Denmark

100% RES – A territory anxious to create a new energy system

Frederikshavn, a town in north Denmark previously centred on port activities, started to concentrate on attracting green enterprises and technologies some 10 years ago. With […]

“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. […]

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