Green City Freiburg Regional Cluster

Local Renewables Conference

26.-28. Oktober 2016 in Freiburg und Basel

The City of Freiburg (Germany), the City of Basel (Switzerland) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability are pleased to invite you to the seventh edition of the Local Renewables Conference Series, taking place on 26-28 October 2016. As the host city since the beginning of the series, the City of Freiburg will once more host this renowned annual conference. The 2016 conference will count with the cooperation of the City of Basel, a pioneer in the energy field at national and international level.

Energy provision and usage are core elements in the pursuit of a smart city. But the question arises whether a smart city can also be a sustainable city.

  • What role can, and should, smart technologies play in the search for improved energy efficiency and quality of life in a city?
  • What are the opportunities and limitations of new technologies for urban energy transformation?
  • What is the role of social innovation and citizen engagement?

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