In 2015, Nottingham received £5 million of EU Horizon 2020 research funding as one of five lighthouse cities for the Remourban project, to tackle sustainability issues around transport, energy, and ICT
Nottingham City Homes has been announced as finalist for the UK Housing Awards in the innovation category for their pioneering approach to finding solutions for Britain’s older and energy inefficient housing stock. These awards run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, showcase the very best the housing sector has to offer.
Due to its reliance on renewable energy sources, district heating is becoming a preferred energy saving solution. One of the biggest challenges, however, is convincing homeowners of the long-term value of retrofitting buildings to accommodate the smart solution
The Annual Symposium of Architectural Research 2017 (Atut 2017) was held on November 29th – December 2nd, 2017 in Oulu, Finland. This symposium is organised on an annual basis by the Finnish schools of architecture together with the Finnish Association of Architects SAFA.
Smart innovations are years in the making and require long-term vision. Changes in government and citizens’ sensibilities can halt or alter strategies. So how can they survive to create lasting change?
The European Commission stresses the importance of a major “energy democracy” to boost renewables. A process that could also pave the way for alternative finance such as crowdfunding
Regen Green Energy Awards has just nominated REMOURBAN Lighthouse city of Nottingham as the leading UK city in the city transformation process towards cleaner, smarter and more energy efficient cities.
Mr Chun-Il Kim, Researcher at the CERIK Research Institute of Korea (Construction and Economic Research Institute of Korea, based in Seoul), visited the city of Seraing on November 17th, 2017.
This year around 1000 smart water meters were installed in the municipality’s institutions and rented apartments of the city.
Empower cities. Empower people. That was the battle cry at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) that took place between 13-15 November in Barcelona’s Gran Via.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511