On March 1st 2018 the China Academy of Building Research visited the Technology Centre of Acciona, partner in REMOURBAN. On that occasion, Ignacio Gonzalez Perez presented the REMOURBAN actions to the delegation.
On 26 January 2018 representatives of 40 cities sat around the table at the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) with industry representatives and experts to ensure that the €263.84 million invested by the Commission through the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme generates returns.
In early December, a delegation from Oxford City Council travelled to Nottingham to see for themselves how REMOURBAN has been helping it become Britain’s most energy self-sufficient city.
On February 16, 2005, the Kyoto Protocol entered into force. The first global agreement of history to reduce carbon dioxide emissions was based on the scientific consensus that climate change is occurring. Thirteen years later, how do we stand now given the recent developments?
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
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511