Brazil, Belo Horizonte. Sectors: Transportation, Mobility and Logistics, Urban Development and Regeneration. Total Investment: US $1.6 billion
“Nova BH” is a co-financed urban operation that will promote dramatic improvements in almost 25 km2 of Belo Horizonte. The main objective is to promote better utilization of the local available infrastructure, especially the transportation system. This urban restructuring will reduce urban impact on the environment and improve quality of life.
Two pipelines are already under construction to carry heat from a large waste treatment and incineration plant to the district heating system in the city of Rotterdam. The project proposes to expand this system with residual heat from power plants, refineries and chemical plants in the Rotterdam port area.
This project plans to create a Distributed Energy System for Xiaolan. The main project drivers are the environmental benefits from the reduction of greenhouse gases: a CO2 reduction of more than 30,000 tons per year is expected.
The proposed project covers four wind farms in south-east Romania, in the so-called Dobrogea area. Due to its high average wind speeds, the Dobrogea area is one of Romania’s most attractive regions for operating wind farms.
Energy and maintenance costs for public lighting represent approximately 90% of Agadir’s energy bill and about 10% of its total annual budget. Since it also plays a crucial role for citizens, the upgrade of the public lighting system is one of the city council’s first priorities
(A catalogue of all GIB-Graded projects can be found here).