The Stockholm Royal Seaport (SRS) project is transforming the old industrial port area into a modern city environment for both residents and businesses, setting the standard for creating a fossil-fuel free Stockholm. The project will improve the city’s sustainability by providing 12,000 apartments and 35,000 work places, which will be combined with space for recreation, thereby creating a dynamic and vibrant living and working space.
The Victoria Harbour project, in Melbourne, Australia is a participant in the Climate Positive Development Program. This case study explores the process and lessons learned from the Victoria Harbour project as they pursued their Climate Positive (net-carbon negative) vision by implementing a district energy solution using trigeneration technology that provides low carbon heating, cooling and electricity on site.
Readers of this blog understand the importance of climate change and the reason to focus on cities. Today more than half the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050 that number will be closer to 75 percent.