Do you know that cities are responsible for 80% of the global energy consumption?
This is why cities play a key role to meet the targets set by the EU Green Deal, a set of policy initiatives by the European Commission with the aim of making Europe climate neutral in 2050 by reaching:
At the same time, historic cities often face legal restrictions in the retrofitting of buildings of historical interest that can limit their potential for energy efficient improvements.
Therefore, we are partner of POCITYF, a project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and Innovation programme (Grant agreement N° 864400) which focuses on cities with large heritage sites which are also front-runners in the European renewable energy transition.
By 2024, the Project Consortium under the coordination of EDP LABELEC will develop and validate the following technological and non-technological solutions to make EU cities more sustainable:
We are glad to invite you to attend the first project webinar “Medieval castles used to have no sockets either ...” on 1 July 2020.
In this occasion, the Lighthouse cities of Évora and Alkmaar (represented by project partner the University of Groningen) will share their work undertaken and the challenges experienced during the first months of the POCITYF project: