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Volume 245, 2018International Scientific Conference on Energy, Environmental and Construction Engineering (EECE-2018)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||05 December 2018|
Smart Concept expansion from local to city scale
Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia
2 Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
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Rapid urbanization leads to the cities expansion in both dimensions: horizontal and vertical. Thus causing significant increase of energy consumption and reduction of environment quality. Nowadays European Initiative on Smart Cities development becomes a very popular across the globe. The aim of this initiative is to insure sustainable city development taking into consideration quality of life and reduction of carbon emissions. Residential sector is one of biggest energy consumers and carbon emission production in Latvia. Also, city transport is a crucial carbon emission producers. In scope of this study the city development potential is analyzed. The increase of energy efficient scale is taking into consideration.
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