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DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING
Innsbruck: Power2Heat leading the transition to greener swimming pools
In Innsbruck, a new Power2Heat system was recently installed in one of the city's public swimming pools to support the transition towards greener and energy efficient districts.
REFURBISHMENT
Rosenheim to assess progress towards 2025 energy targets
A new energy report will be published in Autumn 2017 in Rosenheim. The report will provide data on energy consumption and production levels, as well as on CO2 emissions recorded in the urban area.
RENEWABLE ENERGIES
Good practices for urban energy planning
“Each city is a unique combination of economic, social, environmental, and institutional conditions, which results in various needs, priorities, and capacities” for the development and implementation of smart energy solutions, say SINFONIA experts in Deliverable 2.2 entitled “Good practice district stimulator”.
MOBILITY
International Conference on Smart Cities and Regions: call for abstract
Between 22 and 24 March 2017, SINFONIA project partner EURAC will organise the second edition of the international conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions aiming to “inspire cities to transition towards a smarter and more sustainable future”.
FINANCING
EURAC highlights the potential of Smart Cities projects in the fight against climate change
SINFONIA project partner EURAC has noted a decrease of European investment in urban innovation, within a newly published study dedicated to the screening of European funding available for Smart Cities projects.
PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Verso la smart city: nuovo volto per l’edilizia sociale a Bolzano
Presentati gli interventi del progetto SINFONIA per il risanamento energetico degli edifici del Comune di Bolzano e dell’IPES
RENEWABLE ENERGIES
The 2016 Rosenheim Energy Report in preparation
In 2016 the city of Rosenheim will publish a new report about the enery consumption and enery production based on the year 2015. Initial meetings concerning the accounting took place, and the full report is expected to be published in autumn this year. 
REFURBISHMENT
Zalău seeks sustainable renovation models for energy efficient building refurbishment
The Municipality of Zalău, located in the North-West of Romania at the feet of the Meses Mountains, has joined the SINFONIA and EU-GUGLE Replication Cluster , furthering the sustainable development of the city.
REFURBISHMENT
Borås plans its way towards a sustainable future
On 11 February 2016, the city of Borås, early adopter city of the SINFONIA project, has released a brochure introducing its Energy and Climate Strategy by 2035, thus accelerating its efforts on the way to becoming Sweden’s leading environmental municipality.
REFURBISHMENT
SINFONIA at Conference on Sustainable Renovation Models - Affordable comfort for smarter cities
SINFONIA will participate to the "Conference on Sustainable Renovation Models - Affordable comfort for smarter cities" organised by the city of Aachen on the 22th of April 2016 in the context of the EU-GUGLE project.
REFURBISHMENT
Alba Iulia joined the Replication Cluster
The central Romanian Municipality of Alba Iulia (66.400 inhabitants), located in Transylvania, has joined the Smart Cities Replication Cluster of SINFONIA.
REFURBISHMENT
First two local stakeholder meetings held in Bolzano
The first two local stakeholder meetings took place in Bolzano in October and November 2015, wherby internal partners of the Sinfonia project presented specific contributions about the general contents of the project and/or their specific role in it to local stakeholders.
REFURBISHMENT
D2.1 published
REFURBISHMENT
Workshop on energy efficient building materials, Turin, Italy
The ECO-SEE and HIPIN projects will held a joint workshop on Energy Efficient Building Materials on the 10th of March 2015, from 9:30 to 15:00 in Turin, Italy.
REFURBISHMENT
International Conference on “Smart And Sustainable Planning For Cities And Regions 2015”
RENEWABLE ENERGIES
Building integrated solar architecture to drive the future of the photovoltaic industry
In Austria, the SINFONIA partner ATB-Becker is developing various technological solutions to integrate photovoltaic systems in façades architecture.