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This is e-harbours“The e-harbours movement project aims at finding new partners for realizing smart energy solutions in harbour areas in Europe.
The project runs from July 2014 to July 2015 and is supported by EU Interreg IVB North Sea Regions Programme.
- The e-harbours project has been endorsed by the European Commission's Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign as an Official Partner.
Category Archives: energy
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
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.
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
The Municipality of Zaanstad and the surrounding region are seriously working on implementing ‘smart grid modelling’, in which electricity and (residual) heat are connected. It is a joint project of businesses, housing associations, investors and network company Alliander. Participants from the … Continue reading
The Dutch government has a made a first step towards a national Energy Agreement, that is supported by a broad coalition of stakeholders. Not only Dutch governmental agencies participated in the negotiations, but also industry, labour unions and environmental groups. … Continue reading
Answers to the Carbon Economy (ACE), a research program supported by Interreg IV, investigates themes that are very close to the e-harbours program, and promises to develop valuable insights in the transition towards a sustainable economy. Anyone interested in the … Continue reading