LISD Coal Exit-Metropolitan Energy Transition – CEMET

Coal Exit-Metropolitan Energy Transition - CEMET

In November 2017 LISD commissioned a Coal Exit-Metropolitan Energy Transition policy for Berlin and Brandenburg. The Master of Urban Policy of the University of New South Wales, Faculty of the Built Environment conducted field investigation and interviews under the guidance of LISD Berlin, arriving at these outcomes:

Policy 1

  • Invest in strategic infrastructure to support the development of places and communities in mining affected regions and act as a catalyst for further economic growth.

Policy 2

  • Develop an Economic Development Fund for mining affected communities to provide finances for projects and programs that create and/or enhance employment opportunities, improves the regional tax base or otherwise enhances quality of life for the community.

Policy 3

  • Establish a skills-based transition program for the 8,000 affected coal workers in the Lusatia region.

Policy 4

  • Prepare a Lake Environmental Resource Plan to capitalise on the benefits artificial lakes provide as an asset to the region and position Lusatia as a world leader in artificial lake development for mine-site rehabilitation.

Policy 5

  • Establish a new narrative for Brandenburg to better capture and promote its rich and diverse regional identity in consultation with community.

Policy 6

  • Commit to achieving 100% renewable energy supply for Berlin-Brandenburg by 2025.

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CEMET 2017 A3 Poster

CEMET 2017 Report

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