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Positive Energy Neighbourhoods: Drivers of Transformational Change
2022-06-24
Author: Jesse Glicker, Zsolt Toth and Jonathan Volt (BPIE), Maarten De Groote and Paulina Rodriguez Fiscal (VITO)
Region of Activities: Europe
Type: Report
Origin: BPIE

In light of EU climate goals and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, significant measures are needed to decarbonise the economy, reduce energy use and future-proof the building stock. With 75% of Europeans living in urban areas and a rising focus on existing buildings to achieve full decarbonisation by 2050, there is significant opportunity and need to focus on innovative solutions in neighbourhoods and homes, beyond the individual building level. Successful decarbonisation of the EU building stock calls for an integrated, participatory and neighbourhood-based approach.

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