case studies list for environment

  •  environment

No debts for energy in Almere

The municipality coordinates between different administrations and suppliers to prevent vulnerable households from getting into debt from their energy supply. People receive financial and energy counselling, and social housing units are equipped with solar panels to generate energy at a reduced cost.

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case study date : 25-03-2019

  •  environment

Energy efficiency interventions for public buildings and lighting systems in Turin

The municipality has undertaken a fruitful collaboration with the University Politecnico of Turin to collect data on energy consumption and costs for the city building stock, with the aim of making more efficient technical and policy decisions. Renovation of public buildings and substitution of public lighting bulbs with LEDs are among the first actions implemented.

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case study date : 14-03-2019

  •  environment

Barcelona's Energy Advice Points. Being cold at home is not normal. Energy is your right.

The Energy Advice Points are a Barcelona City Council service that offers the necessary information, assistance and intervention for people to exercise their energy rights and prevents companies from denying them access to basic utilities.

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case study date : 07-01-2019

  •  environment

Green the roofs of Bonn

The city of Bonn is supporting the development of green roofs with fiscal incentives. Green roofs have lower water outflows than sealed surfaces and have climate adaptation effects.

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case study date : 07-01-2019

  •  environment

The banks of the Haute Deûle, an eco-district along the waterway in Lille

The city of Lille turned the river Deûle into the essential element in the redevelopment of an old 25-hectare industrial site, recognising its social and environmental benefits as well as its key role with respect to climate change adaptation.

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case study date : 07-01-2019

  •  environment

The banks of the Haute Deûle, an eco-district along the waterway in Lille

The city of Lille turned the river Deûle into the essential element in the redevelopment of an old 25-hectare industrial site, recognising its social and environmental benefits as well as its key role with respect to climate change adaptation.

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case study date : 07-01-2019

  •  environment

Warsaw towards the ‘green metropolis’ through multiple public transport investments

The city undergoes a complete transformation of its public transport system to counteract the high levels of individual transport and consequent air pollution.

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case study date : 07-01-2019

  •  environment

Antwerp's 'Greentool' to measure the environmental and ecological benefits of green areas

Among many other co-benefits, blue-green infrastructures help cities become more resilient to climate change. Antwerp’s ‘Greentool‘ allows urban planners to explore green potential to improve the living environment (heat stress, air quality, etc.) in a specific area or neighbourhood.

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case study date : 24-08-2018

  •  environment

Berlin's innovative wastewater heat recovery for the swimming pool on Sachsendamm

In the framework of the climate protection agreement with the Berlin Senate, the municipal water company, Berliner Wasserbetriebe (BWB – Berlin water company), was searching for innovative renewable energy sources. Through the installation of a heat pump, they now recover heat from the city’s wastewater systems and use it for a local swimming pool.

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case study date : 24-08-2018

  •  environment

Bratislava's subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations

Through its subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations, the municipality of Bratislava encourages households to contribute to protecting the city from pluvial floods and property from damage.

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case study date : 24-08-2018