Under the mySMARTLife initiative, the Finnish capital together with Hamburg (Germany) and Nantes (France) cities will use commercial-scale smart solutions to improve energy management in buildings and other urban infrastructure.
The project is using EUR18 million from the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and, EUR5.6 million from the city of Helsinki.
Mikko Martika, leader of the mySMARTLife at Helsinki lighthouse, commented: “Every city involved in the mySMARTLife project develops its own program to achieve the projected cuts.”
He said reducing energy use will help to lower cities carbon emissions, contributors of 70% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
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