Green Gothenburg

ElectriCity – Cooperation for sustainable public transport

Gothenburg is currently the scene of ElectriCity – an exciting cooperative venture bringing together industry, research and society in the development and testing of solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport.

The bus route 55 bus route offers quiet, exhaust-free buses that pick up passengers indoors and are powered by electricity from renewable sources. The project has received numerous international awards for sustainable urban development solutions.

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Circular economy

Circular economy is all about a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design. Unlike in todays linear economy, in a circular economy we see everything as a resource for something else – waste doesn’t exist. How do business models need to change to suit a circular economy? What does this new way of thinking mean for the business community? How can profitable business models be combined with social and environmental responsibility? How can we design products right from the beginning, and do things even better, instead of just less bad?

ElectriCity – Cooperation for sustainable public transport

Gothenburg is currently the scene of ElectriCity – an exciting cooperative venture bringing together industry, research and society in the development and testing of solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport.

Electromobility

See how Gothenburg develops flexible and sustainable mobility solutions and services using electrical vehicles. Focusing on higher transport efficiency and sustainability, the city runs an array of leading projects in the field.

Future living

How do we live in the future? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena, consisting of actual homes for students and guest researchers.

Goods transport

This tour shows Gothenburg’s different strategies for greener goods transport.

North river bank – From dockland to sustainable urban area

Visit a showcase of innovative urban development.

Smart energy for cities

The energy transition is the most important key of all in the fight against climate change. Gothenburg has decided to step forward and progress the development of new solutions for cities to move from fossil to renewable energy sources and increase energy efficiency.

Sustainable urban development

Many cities around the world today have problems with poor air quality, and often it is the combination of heat and car exhaust that is the cause. The development of fossil-free transportation in cities of the future is critical. Umeå, has extremely innovative electric buses adapted to cold climates. Umeå’s goal is to have fossil-free city traffic by 2020.

New buildings use significantly less energy than existing buildings, which in turn can reduce their energy use with smart renovation methods. Umeå region has evolved as a hub for sustainable construction and management, and the interest in our work is great. Umeå’s objective is to become a world leader in sustainable construction by 2020.

The Environmental Journey

Take the chance to learn from Gothenburg’s environmental journey, looking both back and forward. We explore and explain the change from a highly polluted, heavy industry cluster to the greener, vibrant and energy efficient city of today.

The Smart City Tour

Explore a sustainable and smart city. Gothenburg is rapidly progressing towards a low carbon economy, through a fully integrated approach to city energy flows.

Tools for reaching climate goals

This visit program shares Gothenburg’s strategy for setting up a climate program and green bonds as a tool to reach environmental goals.

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