Bahanur Nasya (Wonderland) participated as a speaker at the European Creative Economy Conference in Helsingborg, Sweden

PED-ACT's Austrian partner Wonderland's Communications Manager, our team member Bahanur Nasya was invited to give a speech at the European Creative Economy Conference in Helsingborg, Sweden on June 13th, 2024. The European Conference on Creative Economy and Culture...

PED-ACT Joins DUT Conference in Brussels

Towards the 2030 Sustainability Goals, the Driving Urban Transitions Partnership DUT Conference gathered international leaders and experts to Brussels. They kick-started 48 projects to support EU mission of climate-neutral cities, EU Green Deal, and the EU’s Urban...

PED-ACT Stakeholder Workshop at Karşıyaka, Izmir

Last week we had the time to collaborate and think together about İzmir! PED-ACT’s WP6 “Co-learning Processes and Co-design Strategies” leader wonderland platform for european architecture organized this workshop which is hosted by Karşıyaka Belediyesi and facilitated...

Karşıyaka/İzmir Stakeholder Workshop

In the PED-ACT project, we aim to make energy consumption and production sustainable in regional units. This project, which is carried out at an international level, carries out studies in five different prototype regions in three countries. It is investigating ways...

PED-ACT Team Members at IEA-EBC Annex 83 Working Meet at Pamplona, Spain

PED-ACT's coordinator Prof. Xingxing Zhang (Dalarna University) and WP8 doctoral researcher Eylem Keskin (Izmir Institute of Technology) attended to the IEA-EBC Annex 83 Working Meeting on 26-27 February 2024 in CENER Headquarters Pamplona, Spain. As one of the...

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme: Positive Energy Districts

Dalarna University is thrilled to offer a new Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) in Positive Energy Districts (PEDs) for graduate-level exchange students. With its two weeks of study (one in Sweden/one online) and international student group, this BIP promises to be a...

Webinar with KOJENTÜRK

We have published our first webinar online!

PED-ACT Team Members join PED-EU-NET Training School in Zurich

Our members of PED-ACT, a group from Austria, Sweden and Türkiye, got the chance to join the 2nd PED-EU-NET Training School titled “Implementing Positive Energy Districts (PED): Learning from Zürich”.

Karşıyaka, İzmir PED-ACT Project Area Visit

Our members from Karşıyaka Municipality, Izmir Institute of Technology and Middle East Technical University have been to the pilot area in Karsiyaka, Zübeyde Hanim District to investigate the current conditions of the neighbourhood for an energy transition. 


PED-ACT Team visited ODTÜ-GÜNAM the Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications in Ankara. ODTÜ-GÜNAM was founded by an initiative from the Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ/METU) in 2009 as a multi-discipliner research center.


Local Site visit in Borlänge in Tjärna Ängar area built by Stora Tunabyggen AB.

The site visit was arranged as a part of the two-day kick-off meeting in Borlänge. The aim was to understand how an installation of low-temperature heating systems using modern supply air radiators and heat recovery with a heat pump was designed. It was a very interesting visit with a discussion about similar implementations in other cities in the future.

A big thank you to Jonn Are Myhren, Dalarna University, Stora Tunabyggen, and all the PED-ACT participants.


    The PED-ACT project has been Kicked off!

    The PED-ACT project aims to optimize the process iteratively of PED development for enhanced stakeholder cooperation and reinforced decision-making.

    The Kick-off meeting was successfully organized on the 6th and 7th Oct Dalarna University in Borlänge. Nearly 18 experts from Austria, Turkey, and Sweden were present to discuss the action plan for the project and its deliverables.

    Stakeholder meetings were organized to keep the discussion flow between academic researchers and the requirements of municipalities of different cities. The first workshop was held at the same time with a focus on the Jakobsgårdarna district with fruitful discussion among partners, Borlänge Kommun and Stora Tunabyggen. A big thank you to all the project partners!


      Kıck-off meetıng 

      Our kick-off meeting was held with the attendance of our partners from Dalarna University, Borlänge Municipality, Umeå University, Umeå Energy, Demir Energy, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality,  Izmir Institute of Technology, Wonderland, and Austrian Institute of Technology at Högskolan Dalarna, Borlänge, Sweden on 5-7 October 2022.