Project News

Posted: 30 Jul 2020

Those of you lucky enough to visit IRIS partner Johanneberg Science Park, will certainly have travelled on the route 55 ‘ElectriCity’ line – and been very impressed by the ride. The city and its partners have been too… and recently completed an order for 200 electric buses to operate in the Gothenburg area off the back of this successful pilot.

Posted: 12 Jun 2020

Near Zero Energy and Positive Energy communities are expected to play a significant part in EU’s strategy to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Within this context, the work presented in this IRIS open access paper aims to investigate the feasibility of: (a) a new-built positive energy neighborhood; and (b) the retrofit of an existing neighborhood to near zero energy performance in the city of Alexandroupolis, Greece.