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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 […]

Energy efficiency assessment in an eco-district
Grenoble - France

Energy efficiency assessment in an eco-district

The City of Grenoble is actively engaged in the implementation of sustainable development policies and practices. Grenoble took advantage of the realization of an innovative […]

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 […]

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. […]

An urban laboratory of energy efficient buildings
Brussels-Capital Region - Belgium

An urban laboratory of energy efficient buildings

In only ten years, the Brussels-Capital Region has become one of the frontrunners of sustainable construction in Europe. Thanks to an ambitious energy policy initiated […]

“use your bike instead of your car”
Zadar - Croatia

“use your bike instead of your car”

Objectives and context The objective of the one-day event under the name “Biciklom na špicu”, which can be roughly translated to English as “use your […]

Urban Gardens City Project
Zagreb - Croatia

Urban Gardens City Project

The project ‘Urban Gardens’ was established in 2013 by the City of Zagreb to enable citizens to temporarily use small cultivable plots in the city […]

Frankfurt, a german pionner with a “100% renewable” roadmap
Frankfurt - Germany

Frankfurt, a german pionner with a “100% renewable” roadmap

Frankfurt is a flourishing city with a strong tertiary industry and ranks 4th among European financial centres. The city has been actively fighting climate change […]

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 […]

TOSA Buses
Genève - Switzerland

TOSA Buses

Flash-Charging Electric Public Transport

Geneva’s breakthrough flash-charging technology for sustainable and emissions-free urban public transport The TOSA (Trolleybus Optimisation Système Alimentation) bus planned to be running a full bus […]

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 […]

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