SCIS demonstration and urban planning projects

ZENN

The research project ZenN aims to reduce energy use in existing buildings and neighbourhoods. The project strives to: demonstrate the feasibility of innovative low energy renovation processes for buildings at the neighbourhood scale, identify, optimise and disseminate the most promising management and funding methods to facilitate large-scale... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, 3- Demonstration of nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation for cities and districts
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation

InSMART

The InSMART project brings together cities, scientific and industrial organizations in order to implement a comprehensive model addressing current and future city energy needs through an integrative and multidisciplinary planning approach. This approach will identify the optimum mix of short, medium and long term measures for a sustainable energy... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, 1- Strategic sustainable planning and screening of city plans,
SCIS Clusters : Urban Planning Projects, Strategic sustainable urban planning

GrowSmarter

GrowSmarter aims to stimulate city uptake of smart solutions by using the three Lighthouse cities Stockholm (Sweden), Cologne (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain) as a way to showcase 12 Smart City solutions: from advanced information and communication technology and better connected urban mobility, to incorporating renewable energy sources directly... Continue reading
Funding programme : H2020, SCC 1 - 2014 Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

E2REBUILD

E2ReBuild project investigated, promoted, and demonstrated cost-effective and advanced energy-efficient retrofit strategies that create added value for existing residential buildings and endorse end-users to stay and build a dynamic society. The vision of E2ReBuild was to transform the retrofitting construction sector into an innovative, high-tech... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, Topic EeB.ENERGY.2010.8.1-2: Demonstration of Energy Efficiency through Retrofitting of Buildings
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Renovation

EU-GUGLE

The EU-GUGLE project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of nearly-zero energy building renovation models in view of triggering large-scale, Europe-wide replication in smart cities and communities by 2020.  To reach this objective, the eight pilot cities will join efforts to combine the latest research results relevant to smart renovation of... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation

EE-HIGHRISE

The overall objective of the EE-HIGHRISE project was to demonstrate and validate new technologies, concepts, and systems used, in order to test and assess the technological and economic feasibility of innovative energy solutions in the high rise demo buildings in contributing to the EU energy and climate change policy. The project used the Eco... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, Topic EeB.ENERGY.2011.8.1-1: Demonstration of very low energy new buildings
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, New Buildings

DIRECTION

DIRECTION aimed at demonstrating how the use of very innovative and cost-effective energy efficiency technologies can lead to the achievement of very low energy new buildings. This aim along with the effective adoption of low energy buildings was achieved by switching to a model whereby energy efficiency provides value to the market and represents... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, Topic EeB.ENERGY.2011.8.1-1: Demonstration of very low energy new buildings
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, New Buildings

CITyFiED

The CITyFiED project aims to develop a replicable, systemic and integrated strategy to adapt European cities and urban ecosystems into the smart city of the future, focusing on reducing the energy demand and GHG emissions and increasing the use of renewable energy sources by developing and implementing innovative technologies and methodologies for... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, 4- Demonstration of optimised energy systems for high performance-energy districts.
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, Optimisation of energy systems for high-efficiency districts

CITY-ZEN

CITY-ZEN aims to develop and demonstrate zero energy cities with a central role for citizens. The team of the project works together to achieve a future-proof grid, innovative heat and cold solutions and energy efficient buildings. Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, 4- Demonstration of optimised energy systems for high performance-energy districts.
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, Optimisation of energy systems for high-efficiency districts

CELSIUS

To increase energy efficiency in EU, CELSIUS helps cities across Europe to develop secure, affordable and low carbon district heating and cooling solutions that form part of the city's wider energy system. The focus is on maximising the use of waste heat or secondary heat within a city by capturing and using it in the heating system. Participating... Continue reading
Funding programme : FP7, 2- Large scale systems for urban area heating and/or cooling supply
SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy System Integration, Large Scale Energy Systems – Heating & Cooling