MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

Sustainable Energy Action Plan – City of Freiburg
2001-2014
 
Topic
Coordination of the overall process involving municipal departments and local stakeholders; action plan responsibility; sectoral measures and prioritisation ac-cording to short-term, mid-term and long-term implementation and budget, leading the city´s steering committee coordinating the overall process and regular monitoring of progress
 
Task
Project coordination in cooperation with several municipal departments, municipal societies, energy company and stakeholders
 
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Financing Strategies for Energy Projects – City of Freiburg
2001-2014
 
Topic
Local climate change policies in Germany are mandatory only partially. So, the crucial question is to find ways to finance additional voluntary measures.
Idea development and design of a procedure, using 10% (currently 20%) of the yearly concession fee from the energy supply company to finance additional measures; Steering the city´s regular selection procedure including the report to and preparing of the approval by city council.
 
Task
Project development in coordination with financial department and regional energy supply company
 
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Integrating Energy Aspects in City Planning Procedures – City of Freiburg
2004-2007
 
Topic
According to the German Building Code (2004) and with the intention to mainstream best practice examples like the neighbourhood of Vauban, a procedure to integrate energy aspects in an early stage was developed in cooperation with the planning department.
Coordination of workgroup, design of procedure, preparation of city council decision, continuous implementation with every new neighbourhood project, com-munication with building companies and investors.
 
Task
Project leadership in cooperation with planning department, legal department and building authority
 
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Neighbourhood Energy Approach – City of Freiburg
2007-2014
 
Topic
The neighbourhood level is crucial when it comes to implementation of energy strategies (new and especially the existing ones). Energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy measures were introduced in residential areas and industrial areas (Green Industry Park). In cooperation with the regional energy supplier, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy and the municipal business development unit stakeholder meetings and workshops were organised to evaluate oppor-tunities and implement ecologically sound measures.
 
Task
Project coordination in cooperation with local stakeholders and energy company
 
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Energy Building Standards – City of Freiburg
2004-2011
 
Topic
The City of Freiburg was one of the first cities in Germany requiring energy standards for new buildings (1992). According to EU announcements and practical experience a further improvement of the Energy Building Standard towards Nearly Zero Emission Building was necessary: Contracting and assessment of a feasibility study, stakeholder involvement, leading the municipal process of coordination, preparation of city council decision, design of information and training programme for craftsmen, architects and engineers
 
Task
Project development in cooperation with planning department
 
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Integrated Solid Waste Management – City of Freiburg and rural district Bad Dürkheim
1994-2010
 
Topic
Conception and implementation of sustainable waste management measures to reduce waste, increase recycling and to process organic waste according and in addition to the national framework; waste management calculation; regional cooperation for waste treatment and disposal; waste to energy solutions on a local and regional level in cooperation with energy provider; design of public relation strategies to assure citizens´ participation
 
Task
Project conception and coordination of project implementation
 
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