Succesvol energiebeleid in gebiedsontwikkeling vereist pionierswerk – GO.nu

Het realiseren van klimaatdoelen is complex, omdat er vaak een gat bestaat tussen beleidsintenties en acties. Gebiedsontwikkeling kan een belangrijke drager zijn voor de implementatie van energiebeleid. Door in gebieden energie-oplossingen te integreren, leveren zij een bijdrage aan de energietransitie. In dit artikel laat onderzoeker Erwin Heurkens (TU Delft, Gebiedsontwikkeling) zien hoe gemeenten in Denemarken,…

Implementing energy policies in urban development projects

Governing climate mitigation is complex, as the recurring gap between policy intentions and actions exhibits. Interventions at the urban scale represent an opportunity to implement energy policy targets. Urban development projects can function as carrier to implement innovative energy solutions as ‘by-product’. To do so, planners must proactively and strategically deploy planning instruments to influence…

Sustainable urban redevelopment in the Netherlands – HSRE

Consensus on effective strategies and partnerships for delivering sustainable urban redevelopment projects in the Netherlands has yet to be reached. Although there is growing expectance of developing real estate in compliance with BREEAM certifications, it seems that scaling up such projects to an urban area level, taking into account far more complex social, environmental and…