The first challenge is to reduce the electric energy use at home with at least 15 %! The energy use during January is compared with same period last year. The Climate Idols has a great tool to follow their change during the challenge – “The Energy Check” that shows their daily use of energy online.
A Business park in Ostend, Belgium, is encouraging businesses to feel safe about new green technology. The Energy Box - also known as 'the house of renewable energy' - will promote uptake of emerging green products by offering hands-on demonstrations and monitoring to reassure smaller companies prior to investing.
During COP 15 Växjö municipality and the local public transport organization arranged an event to raise awareness among the citizens of Växjö. For two days all buses in Växjö were free of charge, which attracted a lot of people to go by public transport.
As a part of working with reducing carbon emissions in local businesses, the Answer project in Växjö has organized an energy saving competition. Two well-known companies; Videum and Visma, will try to save as much electric energy as possible at work during November and December.