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On 21 March, the Smart City of Dresden has been awarded by the EU for its sustainable mobility plan   Europe is at the forefront of fighting CO2 emissions. Every year the Union and its agencies organise numerous initiatives to raise the attention on the problem and stimulate national and local governments, private and public companies and citizens to opt for sustainable mobility.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

The choice of the most suitable indicator framework is crucial, but difficult, as it requires expert knowledge. To help cities in their choice, this paper compares seven recently published indicator standards for Smart sustainable cities.   The choice of the most suitable indicator framework is crucial, but difficult, as it requires expert knowledge. To help cities in their choice, this paper compares seven recently published indicator standards for Smart sustainable cities.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

This sector specific course has been designed in such a way that the participant will be able to learn modelling from cradle to grave LCA of buildings in SimaPro. The participant will also be able to use SimaPro for modelling any other product or service.   This "hands on training on SimaPro" has been designed in such a way that post training every participant will be able to execute an LCA assignment independently. Prior knowledge of LCA or SimaPro is not necessary.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

On January 23, 2019, the story of STARDUST in Trento was featured at Klimahouse’s conference on “Smart Cities” in Bolzano.    
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

Discover our President Julije Domac’s interview published in the latest edition of the Parliament Magazine. In this interview, Julije Domac explains the vital role of regions and energy agencies as well as the challenges of the Energy Transition.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

FEDARENE is proud to launch the 5th edition of the Roger Léron Award, which aims to celebrate outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

Although the energy poverty theme is rapidly spreading over the EU, it has distinct specificities in EEC: low-income households cannot afford to change the old inefficient heating equipment or replace the poor quality heating fuels.   Thus, they become a primary cause for dramatic seasonal increase in air pollution in their communities. The lack of precise data on the quantities and quality of the fuels used makes estimation of environmental, climate and health impacts difficult.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas. Recent flooding in Mumbai was blamed in part on unregulated developmentof wetlands, while hastily built urban areas are being affected by flooding across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: News

The development of the urban mobility of Dresden is one of the cities' core assets. The plan does not only support political decision-makers but also the economy, traffic-related institutions, NGOs, and institutional partners. It also offers an orientation for the citizens, while providing a non-committal and voluntary plan.  
Post date: 4 Apr 2019
Type: News

Schneider Electric, an international group specialized in energy management and automation, occupies several sites in Grenoble. The city is the historic headquarters of the company, which employs 5,000 people on 12 sites. Wanting to bring its staff together and improve cooperation, Schneider Electric has launched a two-building project with ambitious energy performance goals.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News