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    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.

    MSc Global Sustainable Cities Brochure

    The Institute for Future Cities (IFC) has published a new brochure for the MSc Global Sustainable Cities.

    STEP UP Webinar - Business Models & Financing for Low Carbon Projects - Thursday 23 October 2014

    STEP UP  invites you to participate in an interactive webinar on Business Models and Financing for Low Carbon Projects. The event will take place on Thursday 23rd October at 12 noon and is supported by Glasgow City Council, the University of Strathclyde and the Scottish Cities Alliance.

    The webinar will feature three guest speakers:

    • Viv Cockburn & Paul Moseley – Scottish Futures Trust  

      The Scottish Futures Trust Low Carbon and Energy Efficiency work stream focusses on facilitating investment in the public sector to help deliver on Scotland’s Climate Change targets. We will be joined by Viv Cockburn who will introduce participants to low carbon investments and the opportunities to tackle non-domestic energy efficiency across the public sector estate, and Paul Moseley who will focus on business models for district heating projects, drawing on successful examples from Scotland and the UK.

    • Gregor Paterson-Jones – Green Investment Bank  

      The Green Investment Bank aims to accelerate the UK’s transition to a greener economy through investing in both large and small-scale low carbon projects. Gregor Paterson-Jones will discuss the opportunities available to local authorities for financing street lighting projects, discussing common challenges and examples of successful initiatives.

    The webinar will last for approximately an hour, with time to pose your questions to the speakers at the end of the session.

    On the day, just follow the link below to connect:

    Note – this link will become live on October 23rd

    Please share this invitation with colleagues who may also be interested in learning more about business models for low carbon projects. If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please get in touch with Lucy Sparks at lucy.sparks@strath.ac.uk

    Remember to save the date in your diary!


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