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Scale-up and replication in smart cities: what lies beyond the buzz?

A contribution to EUSEW blogs on behalf of the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS), by Communication Project Manager Yana Pargova, at GOPA Com.

Replication seems to be the latest buzz word in the smart cities community. And in the European context, it is an essential element that all projects must demonstrate when they apply for funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. So why the buzz?

THREE QUESTIONS TO ORGALIME

Orgalime is the European Engineering Industries Association. It speaks for 41 trade federations representing the mechanical, electrical, electronic, metalworking & metal articles industries of 23 European countries. It is also a strategic partner of EUSEW 2017. Here, the organisation explains why it supports sustainable energy and how it plans to promote the energy transition at EUSEW 2017.

Why is sustainable energy important for you?

THREE QUESTIONS TO COGEN EUROPE

COGEN Europe represents the European cogeneration sector, including 60 member organisations and national associations across Europe.  Cogeneration, or combined heat and power (CHP), produces electricity and thermal energy at the same time, which provides an energy-efficient way to deliver heating, cooling and electricity. Here, COGEN Europe’s Managing Director, Hans Korteweg, explains why the organisation is supporting EU Sustainable Energy Week.

Why is sustainable energy important for you?

EUSEW 2017 – beat the online deadline and save time

There is still time to vote in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards and to register online for the EUSEW policy conference. But hurry! The deadline is Wednesday 14 June.

Are you still deciding who to vote for in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards and which sessions to participate in at the EU Sustainable Energy Week policy conference, in Brussels from 20 to 22 June? You have until Wednesday 14 June 2017 – and you can do both in a matter of minutes.

Coming to your screen – the EUSEW Award finalists

How much do you know about the EU Sustainable Energy Award finalists? Watch their videos to find out more and vote for your favourite!

Videos of the 12 finalists in this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Awards are now on the EUSEW website. Find out how these projects are helping Europeans reduce their carbon footprint through energy efficiency or renewables.

Reaching energy efficiency goals through standardisation

A contribution to EUSEW blogs by EUSEW partner, the European Builders Federation (EBF), which represents micro, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in the building sector

The construction sector has a significant influence on the environment, energy consumption and climate change. That’s why the European Builders Confederation (EBC) is investing its efforts in promoting standardisation in assessing buildings’ energy performance.