The SPICE (Smart Procurement for Better Transport) project is a Horizon 2020 supported Coordination and Support Action (CSA) project. There is an upcoming webinar being organised on “intelligent street light procurement” with a particular focus on Copenhagen’s initiatives. The webinar shall take place on Thursday 8 June from 14:30 to 15:30 CET.
The main objectives of this seminar is to highlight and share good practices in relation to the use of innovative procurement procedures (e.g. Competitive Dialogue) so as to procure Intelligent street lights in Copenhagen, as well as discussing the benefits and lessons distilled via innovation procurement for delivering sustainable projects. The webinar will be moderated by Anja De Cunto from EUROCITIES and will have as speakers:
• Louise Rathleff, Program manager, City of Copenhagen
• Stine Ellermann, Contract manager, City of Copenhagen
Further information and registration can be found via this link: http://spice-project.eu/2017/05/04/spice-webinar-intelligent-street-light-procurement-story-copenhagen/
The city of Copenhagen has the ambition to becoming the first carbon-neutral capital city in the world. To reach this ambitious goal, the city council has adopted a comprehensive and targeted carbon reduction plan. The intelligent street lighting project is an element of the carbon reduction plan which aims to make Copenhagen’s street lights more energy efficient, coupled with reducing their energy consumption by 50%. The project can be viewed as being a complex infrastructure investment. This is due to the fact that the city had a plan in place to renew sections of the lighting system across city to help attain the goals for optimising the energy consumption and infrastructure renovation. Moreover, the world of LEDs is continually moving. With such a fast-developing technology, the challenge is to ensure that products brought to the market are not rapidly made obsolete by newer versions.
- Anja De Cunto (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Bernadett Köteles-Degrendele (email@example.com)
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement N°691895
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