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The urban redevelopment of Hammarby Sjöstad

User generated Initiative

The Hammarby Sjöstad is one of the most famous success stories of development of a sustainable district.

Cross-sectoral urban development plan

User generated Initiative

ECO2 Tampere is an internationally recognised project that has won and several sustainable development competitions. It is the most extensive cross-sectoral urban development plan in Finland that addresses energy efficiency, mobility, sustainable built environment and transportation.

Kenya: New Bid to Improve City Power Supply

[Nation] The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) has commissioned the construction of a new power line that will offer an alternative path for power into the Nairobi Metropolitan region.

Event: Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction Annual Assembly 2019

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) will hold its annual assembly to: enable information exchange and networking; determine strategic vision; monitor progress; and approve updates on the Work Areas and Work Plan for unified global action in the buildings and constructio

Liberia: Transco Clsg Edges Closer to Solving Liberia's Power Quagmire

[FrontPageAfrica] Buchanan -It's a sunny Monday afternoon on the outskirt of the port city of Buchanan, Julio Picado shows a group of visitors around a camp yard stockpiled with high-grade materials intended for the construction of high voltage electrical transmission line.

Aulario IndUVA (Spain): Sustainable Construction Grand Prize Winner - Green Solutions Awards 2018

The construction of the Aulario building for University of Valladolid’s School of Industrial Engineering represents a great opportunity for research and improvement of technics already applied on net zero energy buildings of the campus.

Landsea New Mansion (China): Health & Comfort Winner - Green Solutions Awards 2018

The Landsea New Mansion project is located in the west suburbs of Shanghai and covers a 13,433m2 area, with three 5-storey residential buildings.

Angola: Israel Avails U.S.$ 60 Million for Investment in Solar Energy, Agriculture

[ANGOP] Benguela -The State of Israel made available US$ 60 million to invest in various sectors in Angola, including the construction of a solar power plant in coastal Benguela province, to bridge the local deficit in terms of production and distribution of energy.

What trends in the 2018 Green Solutions Awards?

The Green Solutions Awards are an international contest organized by Construction21 to highlight and reward inspiring and innovative construction projects which contribute to the fight against climate change: buildings, districts and infrastructures.

Nigeria:Ibrahim - We'll Take FG's Buildings Off Grid, Cut Energy Costs

[This Day] In this interview, a former commissioner at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr.


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