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Malmö : ‘shared energy doubles the force’

Swedish innovation agency Vinnova has decided to fund a new smart project in the Northern Harbour area of Malmö. The project, named “Shared Energy doubles the force”, aims at stimulating both industrial symbiosis and the use of smart energy solutions … Continue reading

More district heating in the Amsterdam region

Local authorities, companies and institutions are joining forces to expand district heating networks in the Amsterdam metropolitan area. No less than 25 partners signed a contract to intensify cooperation between existing networks, and connect more consumers to district heating systems.

Port & City: the parallel sessions

The parallel sessions, organised during the conference Port & City: Connected Energy in Zaanstad, attracted a lot of attention. Specialists from harbour cities all over Europe zoomed in on energy matters in ports. Read on to access their inspiring presentations, … Continue reading

Live blog from Port & City: Connected Energy

From the conference venue of Taets, located in an industrial monument at the border of the NorthSea Canal in Zaanstad, we present our live blog. The conference Port&City: Connected Energy is opened by Dick Emmer, Alderman for Sustainability of Zaanstad. … Continue reading

Port & City: Connected Energy – Register now!

The Municipality of Zaanstad invites you for a one-day event focusing on the energy transition in ports and cities. On Wednesday the 22nd of April we discuss crucial topics for business, ports and municpalities: How can we speed up the … Continue reading

Live Blog from Urban Magma

From the beautiful conference venue of Sankt Gertrud,in the Swedish harbour town of Malmö, we present you some highlights of Meeting Point Urban Magma. You can follow the proceedings of the conference live on the website of Urban Magma One … Continue reading

Electric cars: cornerstone of a sustainable city

The Solar and Electrical Mobility Revolution conference in Amsterdam (March 30/31) can be considered a direct offspring from the e-harbours project. “We are looking for smart ways to link solar power generation, energy storage and electrical transport, “says Hugo Niesing, … Continue reading

An open heating network for Zaanstad

The Dutch Municipality of Zaanstad is working on an extensive district heating system. The goal is to build a system that is open to both suppliers and customers of heat, and that is profitable for all parties involved.  Project coordinator … Continue reading

Introducing the extension of the e-harbours programme

e-harbours Movement – forging local coalitions around smart energy solutions Three harbour cities from different European countries investigate the possibilities to broaden the base for smart energy solutions by building coalitions with local stakeholders . New and innovative partnerships between … Continue reading

E-harbours #1 Final conference: Blog from the second day of Let’s Go

Welcome to the second day of the e-harbours conference at the Inntel Hotel, Zaanstad. Chairman Gerrit Buist, from the Center for Energy of the University of Amsterdam, gives the floor to the Mayor of Zaanstad,  Geke Faber. She welcomes the … Continue reading