The city of Malmö is the third largest city in the country and the commercial centre of southern Sweden with an international character. This is expressed, not least, by the fact that Malmö has 300.000 residents who speak some 100 languages and belong to 164 different nationalities.
As a local authority the municipality’s real estate concern has 1, 6 million square meter of building area and 580 properties, with a range of buildings e.g. schools, preschools, historical buildings, sport facilities, offices and social housings. The city of Malmö is actively working to reduce energy consumption of our buildings. Where as the municipality has a service department working with energy efficiency and renewable energy and a technical unit operating to optimizing the buildings. Malmö also has a close cooperation with energy suppliers and entrepreneurs.
The objective for the city of Malmö is to reduce energy use per square meter and year by 50% from 2001 to 2020. Another objective is that the city of Malmö as an organization uses 100% renewable energy by 2020.
Expectations concerning the project
- Exchange knowledge/ practical ideas between the regions, to preclude “reinventing the wheel” again.
- Receive practical/technical knowledge of good practices through well implemented pilots.
- Exchange information and knowledge regarding different regions policies concerning energy efficiency.
- Acquire ideas how to involve citizens and stakeholders.
- Create a network in Europe.
- Increase knowledge of managing and organizing EU projects.
Viktoria Olsson, Project manager
Serviceförvaltningen, Hållbart samhälle, Henrik Smithsgatan 13, 205 80 Malmö, Sweden
Phone: 040 34 10 00, Mobile: 0709 60 04 38, Send an E-mail