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Udine’s Internal Contracting scheme at a glance
Udine - Italy

Udine’s Internal Contracting scheme at a glance

Special features of Internal Contracting in Udine Financing retrofit measures through the fund is not the only result of the city council decision. New knowhow, […]

Local Energy Renovation Platform
Bordeaux Métropole - France

Local Energy Renovation Platform

Bordeaux Metropole has taken a holistic approach to renovation. Awareness raising, technical support and financial incentives targeting homeowners are all provided via a Local Energy […]

Energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and third-party financing
Parma - Italy

Energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and third-party financing

In Parma the housing stock is responsible for more than 32% of CO2 emissions. The city council has decided to focus on residential buildings as […]

The Brussels Green Loan Scheme
Brussels-Capital Region - Belgium

The Brussels Green Loan Scheme

The Brussels Capital Region has established ambitious energy and climate goals. It is on the way to reducing its CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020 […]

Odense and the Green Business Growth partnership
Odense - Denmark

Odense and the Green Business Growth partnership

Training craftsmen to accelerate the energy transition

Odense, the third largest Danish city with 190,000 inhabitants, is pursuing an ambitious environmental and energy policy. As of 2008, the municipality decided to become […]

Revolving energy saving fund
Litomerice - Czech Republic

Revolving energy saving fund

Context & Rationale With public budgets of local authorities being very strained in the Czech Republic, there is a strong need to use limited financial […]

Financing the energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and thirs-party investment schemes
Energy Agency of Frederikshavn - Denmark

Financing the energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and thirs-party investment schemes

In December 2014, Frederikshavn adopted a Master Plan to become a 100% renewable energy city by 2030. The key measures that willhelp achieve this objective […]

Energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and third-party financing
Riga - Latvia

Energy renovation of residential buildings through soft loans and third-party financing

6,000 buildings which cover almost 75% of the total floor area (12 million m2 ) were built during the post-war period and need urgent renovation. […]

Database for consumption of public buildings
Brasov - Romania

Database for consumption of public buildings

Brasov City in Romania monitors energy and water consumption in 120 municipal buildings

Municipalities have to lead by example when it comes to energy efficient behaviour, in order to motivate all stakeholders and citizens on its territory to […]

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 […]

Revolving fund for energy and water efficiency
Agueda - Portugal

Revolving fund for energy and water efficiency

Águeda’s Internal Contracting scheme at a glance

Formed by the transfer to a specific heading in the municipal budget, established for this purpose, of an initial amount of funding created by the […]

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, […]

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