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 […]

En route for 100% renewable energy in municipal buildings
Genève - Switzerland

En route for 100% renewable energy in municipal buildings

Geneva is the seat of numerous international organisations and has conducted a recognised and acknowledged energy policy since the first oil crises in the 1970s. […]

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition
Saint-Etienne Métropole - France

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition

The case of Saint-Étienne Métropole and Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat

Saint-Etienne urban community and Pilat Regional Natural Park have signed up together since 2015 to become one of France’s exemplary territories in the energy transition […]

100% LED traffic lights and intelligent public lighting system
Almada - Portugal

100% LED traffic lights and intelligent public lighting system

The EcoEnLight project has enabled to improve the energy efficiency of Almada’s public lighting through a smart tele-management system and the conversion of all traffic […]

Fighting energy poverty through deep renovation of buildings
AdEPorto - Local energy agency of Porto - Portugal

Fighting energy poverty through deep renovation of buildings

Porto’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) sets an ambitious objective to reduce CO2 emissions by 45% by 2020 and increase energy efficiency by 20% compared […]

Greater Besançon, a communication strategy tailored to the various target groups
Urban community of Grand Besançon - France

Greater Besançon, a communication strategy tailored to the various target groups

As part of the partnership component of its Climate Plan, Greater Besançon has a number of projects in progress or in the pipeline: A project […]

Municipal regulation on buildings and electricity production from biogas
Energaia - Energy Agency for the South of the Oporto Metropolitan Area - Portugal

Municipal regulation on buildings and electricity production from biogas

Since 2010, Vila Nova de Gaia has been implementing a new policy at municipal level on the promotion of sustainable construction. The city also initiated […]

Refurbishment of municipal schools via Energy Performance Contracting
Paris - France

Refurbishment of municipal schools via Energy Performance Contracting

In its 2007 Climate Plan, the city of Paris commits to reduce energy consumption and GHG emissions in public buildings by 30% by 2020. Accounting […]

Building a local pole of expertise for building-based RES production
Brussels-Capital Region - Belgium

Building a local pole of expertise for building-based RES production

The Brussels-Capital region is strongly committed to mitigating its greenhouse gases emissions. The Société du Logement de la Région Bruxelles-Capitale (SLRB, Housing Company of the […]

The Paris greening programme
Paris - France

The Paris greening programme

In connection with the Paris Biodiversity Plan: Study and define the framework of green and blue infrastructures endorsed by the Grenelle process Reinforce the green […]

Improving private housing in Paris
Paris - France

Improving private housing in Paris

In 2009, Paris had 1.35 million housing units, about 60,000 of which were private apartment buildings. The residential sector consumed 14,200 GWh and emitted 2.64 […]

Paris social housing
Paris - France

Paris social housing

construction and renovation

Paris has more than 200,000 social housing units that are managed by landlords. When the update of the Paris Climate Plan was voted in 2012, […]

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