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Hackathon to increase diversity in renewable energy

Hackathon to increase diversity in renewable energy

Do you work with renewable energy from a business, research, policy, or civil society perspective? Are you interested in making connections across sectors and business types in order to increase the uptake of renewable energy solutions? Then a new W4RES hackathon...

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SUPER-i

SUPER-i

Together with Danish Association of Social Housing Organisations (Boligselskabernes Landsforening) and six other partners from Italy, Spain, the UK and Belgium, European Green Cities is very happy to announce that we have been invited as a consortium member in a new...

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Aarhus Study Tour

Aarhus Study Tour

Just before the Corona crisis out an end to all study tours - at least for a while, European Green Cities had a visit of 32 persons from Grøn By Stavanger. On their homepage, they inform about the study tour: https://www.gronnby.no/studietur-til-arhus-8-10-mars-2020/...

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WEBINAR: CO2-savings with Energy Communities

WEBINAR: CO2-savings with Energy Communities

European Green Cities invites to a free lunch webinar on citizen-energy communities on Tuesday 26 April at 12-12-30. What potentials are there in supporting the realization of local energy communities - both in terms of dollars and cents as well as CO2 savings, but...

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ELENA

ELENA

The two large social housing organisations, Avedøre South and North are implementing energy renovation projects as part of the Avedøre Green City project. In parallel, Avedøre District Heating is planning the optimisation of their network to low energy standard. Among...

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W4RES

W4RES

Do you work with renewable energy? Do you have a project with a high level of women engagement?  European Green Cities is supporting the applications of Danish projects as a part of the W4RES EU project. Selected projects will be offered customized business and...

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RINNO

RINNO

As part of EU project RINNO (Innovation in Renovation), and together with interested residents in StoreHus, managed by Avedøre Boligselskab, we have installed ten measuring devices around StoreHus to measure the indoor climate over the course of the year. The...

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Smart Energy Green Cities

Smart Energy Green Cities

There is huge potential for summer solar energy storage in groundwater which can be utilised in winter. Supplemented with heat pumps, even outlying areas and villages can be supplied with stored solar energy from groundwater. This type of system, using groundwater to...

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Charging stations make green choices easier

Charging stations make green choices easier

​It was the citizens' day on August 19th, when a new charging station in Avedøre Green City was inaugurated. Since the summer holiday, citizens with electric cars have been able to recharge under a solar roof. As one journalist wrote: "now citizens can drive on a ray...

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Green Transport Under Green Roofs

Green Transport Under Green Roofs

"We really want our students and staff to cycle to work instead of taking the car - especially if the car runs on gas or diesel! That's why it's great that we've received money from Hvidovre Municipality's Green City Grant to put green roofs over the bike sheds, so...

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XPRESS-webinar about the Energy Community on Samsø

XPRESS-webinar about the Energy Community on Samsø

The role of energy communities in Denmark is a hot topic. The role of citizens in the green transition is the subject of heated debate, and there are a lot of projects and activities going on around the country. On June 10, an XPRESS-supported webinar on the energy...

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Women for Renewable Energy has a new Advisory Board

Women for Renewable Energy has a new Advisory Board

European Green Cities has administered the compilation of nominated experts from around the world, for the Europe-wide Women for Renewable Energy project. The W4RES Advisory Board is now in operation. The W4RES Advisory Board is composed of a multi-stakeholder list of...

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Women for renewable energy sources

Women for renewable energy sources

We are pleased to announce that W4RES, a new Horizon 2020 project, has just kicked off and will run until October 2023 by an international consortium of 12 partners coming from 8 European countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Slovakia....

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Launch of XPRESS website

Launch of XPRESS website

NEW ON XPRESS WEBSITE - discover all calls for tenders related to Renewable Energy Sources in Europe! See more here and subscribe to the newsletter here Read more on the project here

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45 Norwegians on study tour in CPH

45 Norwegians on study tour in CPH

The Norwegians, all members of Grøn Byggeallianse (the Norwgian Green Building Council), were interested in learning more about circular economy in the building sector. Circular economy is an important focus point in building for tomorrow. The program for the two days...

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New Smart City project: POCITYF

New Smart City project: POCITYF

POCITYF is one of the European Union's "flagships". Together with Hvidovre Municipality, EGC is going to demonstrate Danish Smart City solutions in Avedøre Stationsby by Copenhagen.  The new Smart City project is led by CERTH, a research institute from Tessaloniki,...

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Seminar on Active Facades

Seminar on Active Facades

IEA Task 56 and “Smart Energy Green Cities” inviteres to an afternoon seminar in Copenhagen.  Join and get wiser on active solar facades' technologies and local energy communities.  See the programme here: bit.ly/2BMCujP And a video...

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RentalCal Tool

RentalCal Tool

The RentalCal project has launched the result of 3 years work.  The result is a tool that can support property owners and managers in calculating, how much an energy renovation project would cost, and the possible interest and improved (green) value, the investment...

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