How to set the ball rolling? – Retrospective on the „Energy efficient cities“ conference in Gdynia

The first international conference held by Act Now! and its partner project LowTEMP in Gdynia (Poland) in October aimed at filling the “action gap” between CO2 reduction strategies and real greenhouse gas emissions. The conference explicitly wanted to contribute to the question: “How to put energy efficiency plans and concepts into action?”.

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A multi-pillar concept for energy efficiency – Gdynia leads the way

Gdynia is a dynamically developing medium-sized polish city situated at the Baltic Sea coast in the Pomeranian voivodeship. It is widely known as one of the eco-friendliest cities in Poland due to its high standards in energy efficiency. To remain a forerunner in this field, Gdynia pursues a diverse eco-energy policy for many years already […]

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Baltic Sea Conference “Energy Efficient Cities” – How to set the ball rolling?

In order to tackle global warming and its negative impacts the world community needs to take actions. Transforming the building sector towards efficiency plays a key role in this context since heating, supply of warm water and cooling in private households account for approx. 80 % of the overall European energy consumption.
The Baltic Sea Conference Energy Efficient Cities, which will take place on the 17th and 18th of October in Gdynia (Poland), aims at addressing this topic with a focus on energy efficiency in municipalities.

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Pomeranian Energy Picnic

Many citizens came to participate in the activities offered during the first “Pomeranian Energy Picnic” by Gdynia seashore. The Regional Fund for Environmental Conservation and Water Management (WFOS) in cooperation with the city of Gdynia organized this event to promote topics like renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and recycling. The focus of the fair framed by the eighth Pomeranian Energy Days was on clean air and pollution caused by burning fuels in traffic, heating and industry.

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