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The SOLUTION project mobilised public/private resources to build showcases of energy self-sufficient communities in Austria, Croatia, Finland and Switzerland (together with an associated Slovenian community) with a strong potential for replication throughout Europe. SOLUTION was designed to respond to the needs of an effective take-off of the... Continue reading
Funding programme: CONCERTO 3
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation


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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation


By connecting scientific excellence and innovative enterprises in the energy sector with ambitious and well-organised cities, the PLEEC project aimed to reduce energy use in Europe, contributing to the EU´s 20-20-20 targets. The project followed a place-based approach to enforce endogenous urban development by considering local conditions in six... Continue reading
Funding programme: FP7, 1- Strategic sustainable planning and screening of city plans,
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Urban Planning Projects, Strategic sustainable urban planning


The European lighthouse cities Nantes (France), Hamburg (Germany) and Helsinki (Finland) and 3 follower cities Bydgoszcz (Poland), Rijeka (Croatia) and Palencia (Spain) come together to combine ICT, e-mobility and energy solutions to create sustainable urban space. mySMARTLife is aimed at supporting EU cities in their transition into more... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
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MAKING-CITY is a large-scale demonstration project aiming at the development of new integrated strategies to address the urban energy system transformation towards low carbon cities, with the positive energy district (PED) approach as the core of the urban energy transition pathway. The project will be intensively focused on achieving evidences... Continue reading
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SPARCS demonstrates and validates technically and socioeconomically viable and replicable, innovative solutions for rolling out smart, integrated positive energy systems for the transition to a citizen centred zero carbon & resource efficient economy. Continue reading
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