Read about the SmartEnCity Final Publication which showcases smart and innovative solutions of our Lighthouse Cities including success stories as well as challenges and hurdles to benefit from the experiences and to foster replication. Register to the Sonderborg Climate Neutrality Conference end of September to get even more insights on SmartEnCity results and to start your own zero carbon emission journey!
Once retrofitting works have reached their final stage it’s time to check if the technical solutions for the façades renovations are performing as expected. One of the best ways to find out is to use thermal imaging technology. The technology has now been used in the demo district of Lighthouse City Vitoria-Gasteiz to prove the success of energy-efficient renovation.
In this edition of the Network Bulletin, you will find an update from the 7th Estonian based SmartEnCity Network meeting, all about the new video of Lighthouse City Tartu, the new waste sorting system of Lighthouse City Sonderborg, the latest renovation works in Lighthouse City and last but not least the brandnew SmartEnCity Final Booklet for download.
By the end of June a new major milestone was reached in Vitoria Gasteiz with the kick off of the new District Heating service deployed in Coronación by SmartEnCity partners.
The SmartEnCity final publication on "The Journey towards Zero Carbon Emissions - A Travel Guide for Cities" is now available for download and will soon be at hand as a printed copy as well. Download your digital copy already now!
On 10 June 2021, the Estonian Smart Cities Club met virtually for the seventh time. Since founding the Club, the membership numbers have grown annually with the latest addition being Haapsalu city from the north-west of Estonia. In addition to Haapsalu, representatives from Tartu, Viljandi, Elva, Pärnu, Võru, Jõhvi and Viimsi and the Läänemaa Foundation also took part. The local project partners, the Tartu Regional Energy Agency (TREA) and the Institute of Baltic Studies (IBS) were also present.
The old Khrushchev-era apartment buildings that were renovated in the SmartEnCity project in Tartu have become the most energy-efficient apartment buildings in Estonia – both according to thermal imaging and latest data.
In this edition of the Network Bulletin, you will find news from the Integrated Energy and Climate Plan of Follower City Asenovgrad, on the performance of the new biogas busses in Lighthouse City Tartu from last year and on the new Sustainable and Energy Climate Action Plan of Lighthouse City Tartu. The EU corner is providing an overview of the upcoming events during the summer and early fall– enabling you to SAVE THE DATE now!
On 11 April, SmartEnCity was in the focus of the local event "The renewable energy in the future" and during a "Smart Talk" on 27 April, SmartEnCity representatives gave insights on project activities and results to students and other interested audience
On April 1, the new sustainable climate and energy action plan of Tartu, Tartu Energy 2030, was voted on by the city municipal council and officially accepted.