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Lighthouse cities
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Follower cities

The Positive Energy District (PED) concept developed in MAKING-CITY will be tested and validated in two Lighthouse cities which have been chosen based on their current work and commitment on energy transition. The PED will be replicated in 6 Follower cities.

GRONINGEN

The Dutch town of Groningen is one of the two Lighthouse cities. It will convert two districts in PED areas and focus on cycling and electric mobility. 

OULU

As the second Lighthouse city, Oulu will implement the PED concept in the Kaukovainio district and aim to attract new residents and families. 

BASSANO DEL GRAPPA

In this Italian city, three districts will benefit from a PED replication based on the MAKING-CITY research activities. 

KADIKOY

A suburb of the megacity of Istanbul, Kadıköy chose two higly urbanised districts to replicate the PED concept developed by the MAKING-CITY partners. 

LEON

In León, the PED replication will help lower income neighbourhoods access efficient energy solutions and services. 

LUBLIN

The Polish city of Lublin selected two districts that are mixing public and residential buildings to replicate the PED concept set up in MAKING-CITY.

POPRAD

The third biggest city of Slovakia is expected to replicate the PED approach in 6 districts.

VIDIN

In the Bulgarian city of Vidin, the replication of the PED concept will help the housing sector reduce its carbon emissions.