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Smart and Green Transition in Cities and Regions

Edited by: Prof. Michael Narodoslawsky, Prof. Martin Fellendorf

This Thematic Series is supposed to provide readers from research, the private and political sector with unique focused information, covering issues of the energy system and mobility transition in cities and regions. It will particularly highlight the intersection between technological innovation, planning and implementation of smart energy and resource management systems that lead to more sustainable cities and regions.

  1. Original article

    Balanced renewable energy scenarios: a method for making spatial decisions despite insufficient data, illustrated by a case study of the Vorderland-Feldkirch Region, Vorarlberg, Austria

    An increasing production of renewable energy requires planning strategies that are able to coordinate the higher-level energy goals with local-level land use interests. While the spatial scope of energy object...

    Pia Nabielek, Hartmut Dumke and Kurt Weninger

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:5

    Published on: 22 January 2018

  2. Forum article

    Legal governance of smart heat infrastructure development under modes of liberalization; how to analyze and overcome deadlocks in heat projects

    The background of this article is how the challenge to accomplish a sustainable energy transition—in service of various objectives, such as environmental and geopolitical concerns—has recently brought the develop...

    Michiel A. Heldeweg, Maurits Ph.Th. Sanders and Anne V. Brunnekreef

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:24

    Published on: 14 August 2017