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Consortium Meeting in Písek to kick off final year for +CxC

November 23, 2022

From November 10-11 we held a consortium meeting in Písek, Czechia to plan for the final year of the project. It was a great opportunity to catch up and in some cases meet for the first time in person! We were able to discuss hurdles and achievements, as well as future steps for


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Trondheim has established two Positive Energy Blocks

November 22, 2022

European cities are experiencing rapid growth, resulting in strained energy grids and carbon-intensive energy systems. With climate change-fueled energy consumption targets, coupled with energy shortages and rising levels of energy poverty, the present European energy situation requires innovation and implementation of energy efficiency mechanisms, as well as a system-wide shift


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+CityxChange at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2022

November 10, 2022

From November 15th-17th, you can find us at Booth B21 in Hall 2 of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona! As one of the 30 projects of European Smart Cities and Communities (ESCC) under the umbrella of the European Commission, we are looking forward to sharing our experiences


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LHC Trondheim presents at Digital Davos

October 31, 2022

LHC Trondheim has always anchored support in the highest levels of government, with all levels of it supporting the green transition and +CxC’s work. Energy is a very important topic both across Europe and globally, and the government here supports that for the sake of the planet we need to adapt.

LHC Trondheim wins third place for Smartgrid center’s innovation prize

October 31, 2022

LHC Trondheim is very honored to have received third place for Smartgrid centre’s innovation prize for 2022. The theme of the award this year was “Pioneer projects in Norway that have contributed to the green shift through the development and utilization of the energy system using secure digital solutions”.  After


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New energy market in Trondheim is now being tested

October 28, 2022

The kick-off for testing a separate flexibility market for electricity took place at Brattøra, a neighborhood in Trondheim, on July 4th, 2022. For the first time, building owners are able to share electricity between their own buildings and trade electricity with neighboring businesses. This is a huge step forward in


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+CityxChange presented at 58th ISOCARP World Planning Congress

October 25, 2022

At the 58th ISOCARP World Planning Congress, Dirk Ahlers from +CityxChange and Mark van Wees from ATELIER presented at a special session organized by ISOCARP Institute on Pathways from Positive Energy Districts to Climate Neutral Cities. During the presentations we discussed innovation management and stakeholder engagement, and how to scale up


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Positive Energy Symposium in Limerick

October 20, 2022

Integrating the New European Bauhaus into Ireland’s Climate Transition Limerick’s Citizen Innovation Lab hosted a symposium on October 13th. At the event +CityxChange project partners presented infrastructural demonstrators, and shared insights and learning from project implementation to date, with Dublin and Cork – the Irish cities taking part in the “100


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+CityxChange Participates in Sustainable Places 2022 in Nice

October 19, 2022

On September 8th, Helena Fitzgerald and Dirk Ahlers of +CityxChange presented at Sustainable Places 2022, taking part in a workshop with other Positive Energy District projects to explore the impact of citizen participation on energy systems. The +CxC presentation focused on the CommunityxChange toolkit for stakeholder engagement and introduced the


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Flashback to see CxC progress from the city of Smolyan

August 3, 2022

Firstly, at the beginning of June, members of the +CxC team held their 3rd self-facilitated Climate Fresk in the co-creation space Sky Hub Smolyan with the participation of ninth-graders from PGI “Karl Marx”. The primary mission of the initiative was to familiarize children and adults with the causes of climate change.


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