One of the objective of City-zen is to disseminate the tools and the knowledge gained throught the project. In this web section, you’ll find the lessons on societal issues.

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Grenoble “Ville de Demain” platform

Grenoble Ville de Demain is the sharing and anticipation platform of the city of Grenoble to gather around the challenges of the 21st century and all the talents that put the city on the move.  More info

“Positive Energy Schools” Challenge

Since 2013, ALEC and Grenoble-Alpes Métropole have renewed the Positive Energy School Challenge each year in metropolitan France and as part of the Air Energy Climate Plan. This year, no fewer than 37 classes in 11 schools and 8 metropolitan municipalities, including 4 in Grenoble, have embarked on the challenges of the energy transition. More info




  • 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've learned by doing in 20 projects in Grenoble and Amsterdam.

  • Our Activities

  • Achieved 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