January 18, 2018
The Amsterdam Virtual Power Plant, in which around 50 households jointly trade the energy from their home batteries, has been nominated for Eurocities’ Green Digital Charter Award. Since the summer of 2017, the solar energy that is not used immediately, is stored in a battery at home. This energy can be used at another time, […]Read more
January 8, 2018
The heart of Grenoble’s energy transition is above all the one of everyone’s energy, fueled by national and international inspirations and skills. It builds a common vision of the city of tomorrow, a livable and sustainable city for all. The 9 local partners of City-zen are eager to share with you their innovations and field […]Read more
What are your experiences with energy-saving measures? Have you taken energy-saving measures at home or not?
December 12, 2017
Let us learn from you so that we can reduce the energy consumption in Europe even further. More and more people are deciding to renovate their house in a sustainable manner: for example with insulation, double glazing or by installing solar panels. You might be one of them. But it is also possible that you […]Read more
A city operating entirely on clean energy. In theory, it's possible. But in real life? How to integrate new solutions in existing buildings, systems and people's lives? What are the technical, economic or social barriers? And how to overcome these? That's what we learn by doing in 20 projects in Grenoble and Amsterdam.
- 22 innovations in Grenoble & Amsterdam
- 35,000 tonnes CO2 saved per year
- 76,000 m² renovated residential buildings
- 10,000 dwellings connected to a Smart Grid