• deelnemer John van der Putten en wethouder Choho

    Innovative home battery project in Amsterdam in the spotlight

    June 27, 2017

    Last Friday City-zen’s innovative home battery project (virtual power plant)  in the Amsterdam Nieuw-West district enjoyed the spotlight when not only Amsterdam Alderperson Abdeluheb Choho visited John van der Putten, one of the participants, but also various Dutch media paid attention to it. Citizen partners Alliander, Exe and Greenspread are working together in Amsterdam Nieuw-West […]

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  • MosaicHouse-2

    Enery saving in progress! City-zen @ seminar Smart Buildings in a Smart City Prague.

    June 6, 2017

    “Save water: share your shower” /  “This designer bag is yours to use during your stay (and much cooler than disposable plastic bags)” These were just some of the nudges in my room at the Mosaic House in Prague, a  former office building that has been turned into a BREEAM excellent hotel, where I was invited […]

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    Menorca : beautiful island today, sustainable island tomorrow

    June 1, 2017

    By Igor Taranic, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), with contribution from Dr. Craig Lee Martin, TU Delft 30 May 2017 Original article In the last week of April I had the pleasure to participate in the CITY-ZEN Roadshow in Menorca, one of the Spanish Balearic islands. The event named “Menorca – a sustainable island […]

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