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Kick-off event for the "Integrated climate protection concept for Wandsbek"

Hamburg has been engaged in climate protection initiatives for many years now and is very aware of its global responsibility as a major city. Its declared goal: Hamburg is to become a Climate Smart City. With this in mind, the Hamburg Climate Plan includes ...
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An AREA 21 Report on Good Practice ICT tools in Energy Planning

How can new technologies support the involvement of building owners and users in energy planning processes? And, which technologies for energy monitoring are available on the market and bring significant change in energy consumption patterns?
Pilot Area: Wieniawa - © Lublin City Office© Lublin City Office

Urban energy efficiency and consumer habits: the case of Wieniawa (Lublin City, Poland)

A study of the AREA 21 partners from Lublin about heat and electricity consumption habits in the local Energy Improvement District reveals interesting results and points at potentials for improved efficiency – in particular when it comes to heat consumption. In the district ...
AREA 21 Visit to Tampere and its Inspiring Energy Efficient Districts© AREA 21

AREA 21 Visit to Tampere and its Inspiring Energy Efficient Districts

AREA 21 representatives from the cities of Hamburg, Helsingborg, Kohtla-Järve, Lublin, St. Petersburg and Tartu came together for their mid-term project meeting in Tampere, Finland, from 11-13 March 2019. The meeting provided a lively platform for AREA 21 project discussions on stakeholder ...
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The City of Helsingborg introduces a new Climate and Energy Plan to become climate neutral by 2035

The City Council of Helsingborg has approved a new ambitious Climate and Energy Plan targeting climate neutrality already in the year 2035. This target involves all activities  present within municipality boundaries,  companies, ...
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Fourth transnational project meeting of AREA 21 in Tampere (Finland) coming up

AREA 21 partners will come together from the 11th - 13th March 2019 for their fourth international project meeting in Tampere, Finland. The event provides another valuable opportunity for partners to be inspired and flourish in their ideas through the collective ...
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Working on energy in the heart of Lublin City: local cooperation processes gain momentum

In our partner city Lublin, the first of at least three local workshops was held on 12 December at the Mayor’s Offices. Representatives of public administration, building stock management, schools and kindergartens as well as the ...
Workshop in Annelinn© TREA

First AREA 21 workshop in Tartu: gathering of stakeholders to enhace local cooperation

The establishment of local cooperation processes lies at the heart of AREA 21; specifically what motivates public authorities, energy companies, housing associations and residents to participate in energy planning?
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AREA 21 at the 17th Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia

Our partner, the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, participated in the “17th Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia”. The event  was scheduled for 22 and 23 October in St. Petersburg…
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Establishing local cooperation: recent activities in the AREA 21 partner city Tampere, Finland

At the core of AREA 21 is not only the technical dimension of energy efficiency, but also the question how improved stakeholder cooperation and cooperative approaches to energy planning contribute to increased efficiency. Against this background…