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Guide to Financing Energy Efficiency in Russia Eng

Report now available: Guide to Financing Energy Efficiency in Russia – RENSOL Experience

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Russia is the world’s fourth largest energy consuming country with energy intensity several times higher than of the developed world. This provides a huge potential for Energy Efficiency (EE) savings. Tapping into this potential requires a substantial scaling of EE projects financing. According to various estimates around 230 billion EUR are needed to reach 40% reduction of energy intensity in…

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International Seminar in Kaliningrad 22 January on Development of District Heating in Municipalities | RENSOL

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Within the Rensol Project, Baltic Development Forum is organizing an International Seminar – Development of District Heating in Municipalities 22-23 January in Kaliningrad. The purpose of this seminar is not only to discuss district heating, but also to ensure further multiplication of Rensol’s results. The seminar is organized together with the Nordic Council of Ministers Information Office in Kaliningrad, and…

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Register for the Smart City workshop in Tartu 20 January

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Registration is open for the Baltic Urban Forum working group meeting in Tartu, Estonia, on 20 January. Take the opportunity to meet with actors from across the Baltic Sea Region and explore the road ahead for smart city development. In this one day workshop we will be preparing a concept for a “Baltic Sea Region Urban Forum for Smart Cities”….

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EU project – Rensol presented at the 8th Energy Forum in Sopot

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Decentralised government levels are keeping the energy efficiency agenda high on the agenda On behalf of Rensol ( EU financed project) Hans Brask, Director of the Baltic Development Forum, participated in the 8th Energy Forum 16-18 December 2013 in Sopot just outside Gdansk in Poland – the Polish neighbouring region of Kaliningrad.  Please find more information about the Conference on Energy Forum’s…

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New Report on identity is out!

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During the one-day networking conference on “The Baltic Sea Region identity, branding and Communications” on 9 December in Helsinki, Finland, a new report “Facets of Identity?” was unveiled and served as the basis for discussion on the topic of identity by a panel consisting of representatives from the fields of branding, culture and communication as well as authors of the…

Intern at Baltic Development Forum in 2014

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Baltic Development Forum Seeks Committed Interns 2014 will be a dynamic and exciting year as Baltic Development Forum is organizing two major regional events – 16th Annual BDF Summit in June in Turku, Finland, and Fehmarnbelt Days 2014 in October in Copenhagen, Denmark. Moreover, in 2014 BDF will introduce and continue its core activities in the ICT, Corporate Water Management and Smart Cities projects. Therefore, we are seeking…

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Join us in Tartu for the Baltic Urban Forum workshop 19-20 Jan 2014

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Noting that cities are playing the most important role in the development of the Baltic Sea Region development, UBC Board together with the Baltic Development Forum, the City of Turku and Tartu Smart City Lab has taken the initiative to prepare a concept for a “Baltic Sea Region Urban Forum for Smart Cities”.  The initiative has received initial financing for the preparatory…

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The Baltic Sea Conference 2013 Report is now available

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The “Baltic Sea Conference 2013 – Blue Growth, Sustainability and Water Industries”, held in Copenhagen on 3 October 2013, brought together high-level participants from the European Commission and Danish government, and actors from throughout the Baltic Sea Region – from different sectors and levels of decision making – in order to chart the way forward for an environmentally sound and…

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Big Data is for everybody. It’s Data Driven Innovation!

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Big data can make us stay competitive, to retain and create jobs in the Baltic Sea Region. The challenge is to be first movers in new innovations Talent recruitment, education, and e-health are some exemplary areas with a high potential for cross-border cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region Big Data needs story telling! These were some of the key messages…