PLUS talks sustainable lighting to EU policy-makers in first Brussels Briefing



The partner cities of the PLUS project briefed key European decision makers and representatives of civil society on the progress being made in European sustainable lighting initiatives and the exchange of best practices on the 28th of September 2011 in Brussels. Over 40 participants were present at the event.

The Deputy Mayor of Sofia, Mr. Lyubomir Hristov, provided an insight into the ways in which the City of Sofia is adapting and using their lighting to make the city safer, provide more sustainable cycling routes, extend opening hours for businesses and extend recreational opportunities.

The City of Leipzig, represented by Mr. Siegfried Schlegel, Leipzig City Councillor, presented the “Intelligent City Lighting” project which seeks to reduce the city’s carbon footprint by installing modern LED lighting in the city centre.

This conference, the project’s first Brussels Briefing, also featured presentations by sustainability experts, Elke den Ouden, Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology and Dr Dorothea Seebode, a specialist on sustainable innovation.

Presentations available online soon!

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