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    District Heating Leaflet

    Glasgow’s City Energy team has produced an information leaflet about District Heating in Glasgow to help provide information about District Heating and how it works, with examples from within Glasgow.

    STEP UP Final Newsletter

    Our final STEP UP Newsletter has just gone out to our subscribers.  The newsletter has information updating you on each city's progress, SEAP and recent events and achievements. Click here to view our newsletter.

    Celsius Smart Cities Workshop- 16th September 2015

    This interactive workshop will bring together excellence from several advanced European Smart Cities projects that will put forward their expertise and their project results on integrated planning, energy efficiency and district energy solutions, among others.

    City of Ghent announces new subsidies for sustainable mobility actions and green roofs.

    City of Ghent announces new subsidies for sustainable mobility actions and green roofs.

    The City of Ghent has updated subsidy regulations for sustainable mobility, this was made effective from 1 May 2014.

    This regulation contains 4 different subsidies:

    1-      Citizens of Ghent who return a licence plate of a car and purchase an electric bike or electric carrier cycle will receive a subsidy of maximum €250 for an electric bike or €400  for a carrier cycle.

    2-      New subscriptions for car sharing organisations (or sharing of carrier cycles) are repaid 100%.

    3-      Citizens or organisations purchasing an electric or CNG car for sharing purposes receive a subsidy of €6000 (electric) or €1000 (CNG).

    4-      Companies who install a charging station for electric cars and make this public can receive a subsidy of €1000.

    The full details are available here (Dutch only). http://www.gentsklimaatverbond.be/stad-gent/subsidies-milieuvriendelijke-mobiliteit-voor-een-gezonder-gent

    The city also announced that a new regulation providing subsidies for green roof installations will become effective in Ghent from 1 June 2014. Citizens, companies, schools and social housing organizations in Ghent can apply for a subsidy if they install a green roof. The green roof must be at least 6m2, and needs to have as a minimum, layers for drainage, substrate and vegetation. The subsidy is €25 or €31 per m2 depending on VAT, with a maximum of €25.000 per building.

    The full details are available here (Dutch only).  http://www.gentsklimaatverbond.be/stad-gent/gent-steunt-groendaken-ook-voor-bedrijven-en-scholen

     

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