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The presentations library includes presentations from ministerial meetings and from the clean energy initiatives and campaigns within the Clean Energy Ministerial.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Nantes Métropole: Communauté Urbaine

Nantes Métropole: Communauté Urbaine

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from Pascale Boutault on waste management in Nantes, including challenges, policy, strategy, and status.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Vivapolis

Vivapolis

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Vivapolis, a collective brand to promote French knowledge in the field of sustainable cities.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Towards the Zero Waste City

Towards the Zero Waste City

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Eric Lesueur of Veolia presented on "smart" waste management solutions.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Role of Urban Energy Management in Empowering a Wiser City

Role of Urban Energy Management in Empowering a Wiser City

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Régis Largillier of Schneider Electric presented on urbanization and digitization trends and their effects on energy usage, as well as district energy management and citizens' roles.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

UMO: A French Cluster for Sustainable Cities and Green Buildings

UMO: A French Cluster for Sustainable Cities and Green Buildings

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Michel Raoust of France's Bureau of Environmental Studies and Union de Maîtrise d'Oeuvre (UMO) presented on Vivapolis and sustainable city projects.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

SUEZ Environment Waste Management Solutions

SUEZ Environment Waste Management Solutions

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from SUEZ Environment's Pierre-Yves Pouliquen, who discussed trends and challenges in waste management and fast-track solutions for Middle East countries.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Smart City Strategy in Lyon

Smart City Strategy in Lyon

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Lyon's approach to becoming a smart city and the tasks involved. 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Designing Sustainable Cities Through the Prism of Urban Integrated Services: Water, Waste and Energy

Designing Sustainable Cities Through the Prism of Urban Integrated Services: Water, Waste and Energy

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Magali Castex of EPA Plaine de France and Catherine Chevauché of SUEZ Environnement Consulting presented on SYRACUSE®, a project to improve the performance of urban serviceswaste, water, and energythrough strategic roadmap planning.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Optical Sorting Technology for Waste and Recycling

Optical Sorting Technology for Waste and Recycling

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from Jeremie Garbe of Pellenc ST, a manufacturer of high-tech optical sorting equipment for waste and recycling.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Household Waste Collection: Urban Community of Mulhouse

The Household Waste Collection: Urban Community of Mulhouse

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Julien Chazerand of the Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération presented on waste management in France, including plans and challenges. 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Morphosis

Morphosis

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Morphosis, an eco-innovative company that specializes in extraction of rare and precious metals from computer and electronics waste, with descriptions of its current activities and research. This presentation is in French.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector: The Housing Energy Renovation Plan

Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector: The Housing Energy Renovation Plan

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Marie-Christine Roger of France's Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement Durable, et de l'Energie (MEDDE) presented on the goals, issues, actions, and results to date of the government's Housing Energy Renovation Plan.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Masdar: Building a New Green City

Masdar: Building a New Green City

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Michel Abi Saab of Masdar discussed the features of sustainability and Masdar's master plan to achieve them.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Convergence of Energy and Digital in Smart Cities

The Convergence of Energy and Digital in Smart Cities

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Antoine-Tristan Mocilnikar, Interministerial Delegate for the Mediterranean (DiMed), discussed the importance of data and digital technologies in sustainability and value creation in energy.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Seine River Estuary: Circular Economy and Industrial Ecology

The Seine River Estuary: Circular Economy and Industrial Ecology

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Frédérick Bernard of Le Havre Developpement presented on the Le Havre industrial and port complex, CO2 capture, and industrial initiatives supporting the circular economy.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Heat-to-Power Conversion Without Water Consumption

Heat-to-Power Conversion Without Water Consumption

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from Enertime on Organic Rankine Cycle power systems and renewable energy engineering.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Demand-Side Management in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates: Challenges and Opportunities

Demand-Side Management in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates: Challenges and Opportunities

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Bruce Smith, advisor to the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Company (ADWEC), discussed consumption patterns, energy efficiency, barriers to implementation of demand-side management, and components of a demand management strategy.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Management of High Consumption Peaks – Flattening the Peaks

Management of High Consumption Peaks – Flattening the Peaks

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Franck Lesueur of Enekio discussed contributors to, and solutions for, peak consumption.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Smart Grids & Smart Cities: A Practitioner's Approach

Smart Grids & Smart Cities: A Practitioner's Approach

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Eric L'Helguen of Embix presented on smart grids' and energy management systems' role in smart cities, with a focus on "IssyGrid," an operational district-level smart grid in France.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Ecocity in Nantes

Ecocity in Nantes

The the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Ecocity, which played a substantial role in Nantes' 2013 European Green Capital Award.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Qinergy Monitoring System

Qinergy Monitoring System

Presentations during the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included information about Budget Telecom's Qinergy energy monitoring system, launched in 2014.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Smart City Projects

Smart City Projects

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Javier Lopez of Alstom Grid presented on multiple initiatives, in France and elsewhere, leading to future energy systems and smart cities.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Smart Grids: The French Know-How

Smart Grids: The French Know-How

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Cécile Gracy of l'Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Énergie (ADEME), France's environment and energy management agency, presented on smart grid status and initiatives in France.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

How to Become a City without Gas?

How to Become a City without Gas?

District Heating and Energy Efficient Buildings in the Amsterdam Region

AEB Amsterdam, which currently operates one of the world’s largest waste-to-energy CHP plants, has an ambitious target to connect 40% of Amsterdam buildings to the district heating network by 2040. In the future, biomass, geothermal, and solar energy will be incorporated into Amsterdam’s district heating production.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition

Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition

This presentation describes the use of DHC in Tampere, Finland. Tampere is working to increase its share of renewable district heat to 50% by 2016, making investments in wood and pellet heat plants and waste-to-energy CHP plants. In addition, in 2012 Tampere began using district cooling by utilizing cold lake water.

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