• City-zen Closing Event – 14-15 November 2019 – Brussels

    July 23, 2019

    Welcome to Brussels on the 14-15 November 2019. More information follows soon! Get Notified

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  • [WORKSHOP] Smart Energy Solutions: what’s keeping cities from implementing?

    May 28, 2019

    What’s keeping cities from implementing Smart Energy Solutions? Be a part of our replication workshops in Brussels to find out!  Register today! Why should I join? Learn about the barriers city municipalities encounter in city development and that are stopping them from implementing innovative technologies! When?  20th June 2019 as side-events to the EU Sustainable Energy Week. From 9AM until […]

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  • City-zen Days: Cooling with Drinking Water

    May 21, 2019

    Using water for heating and cooling is hardly a novel idea. Implementing it on a large scale, however, is a totally different ball game. One of City-zen’s demonstrations was finding out what would be needed to make this possible. During City-zen Days, a presentation by the Dutch blood bank Sanquin and water company Waternet revealed […]

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  • The Project

    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.

  • Our Activities

  • Expected Impacts

    • 20 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