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Matosinhos SWOT Analysis & Climate Action

Matosinhos had its first Atelier workshop on March 11th, 2022, where there was time to discuss the SWOT analysis together with various stakeholders which gave their contribute sharing their knowledge and experience in six main topics: Buildings, Governance,...

2nd Capacity Building event in Copenhagen

On 29-31 March, the ATELIER consortium met in the Fellow City Copenhagen in Denmark for 3 intense days filled with workshops, presentations and site visits. The focus of the event was capacity building for the cities – especially for the 6 Fellow Cities Budapest,...

Blog: Congestion in the electricity grid

By Rudy Rooth, City of Amsterdam What is congestion? Congestion is well known in relation to traffic. Jams develop when the capacity of the road network is insufficient to cope with the amount of vehicles. Congestion in electricity grids is generally known as an...

Krakow in a Good Climate campaign

Krakow sets standards in the field of environmental, ecological and climate activities. We already have taken intensive measures to improve the air quality in the city. Now we are facing an extremely important challenge that affects all people on earth. Our goal is...

Bratislava and Tokorozawa zooming in on zero carbon city

The Slovakian capital Bratislava is deepening cooperation with Tokorozawa, located near Tokyo in Japan. The pair has built a close bond for the past four years within the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC). Currently, the...

Blog: 5 hard questions and the need for capacity building

By Willem van Winden, professor of Urban Economic Innovation at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences In the Atelier project, Amsterdam and Bilbao are building Positive Energy Districts: urban districts that create more energy than they consume and do it in a...

3rd Scientific Article published

It is a common understanding that the successful development and implementation of Positive Energy Districts requires the support of citizens. Citizen engagement is indeed at the core of the ATELIER project - as the name also implies. The article "Energy...