“Districts as local Energiewende initiators”
The German government will support several research projects on sustainable city development with 100 million euros over the coming five years, the federal economy and research ministries say in a press release. “Six flagship projects are to show how energy supply can be decreased, the intelligent linking of power, heating and mobility can become a success and renewable energies can be integrated into the energy supply in districts,” said state secretary in the economy ministry Rainer Baake.
Read the press release in German here.
For background, read the CLEW dossier Cities, municipalities, and the Energiewende.