Challenges of the energy transition A case study on the city of Eindhoven

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Eindhoven is the fifth city in the Netherlands and it is dealing with the energy transition as well. Supported by the Green Deal, the Dutch Climate Agreement and the Regional Energy Strategy is it about to start the energy transition towards the Climate Goals that have been set by the United Nations. Eindhoven is behind and they want to change this. The main question of this research will be: - How is the city of Eindhoven dealing with the energy transition, and what are the future challenges? The citizens form a challenge as they have to be on board of this challenge. The same does count for companies. Technological innovations can be seen as an opportunity that can form a solution for the municipality of Eindhoven on the energy transition. For Eindhoven it is important to create clear a long-term framework, supported by climate agreements, where every party in the municipality can rely on. This involves social support and synergy between municipality, businesses, the citizens and educational institutions. Among citizens clear education is needed where every citizens gets an offer they can rely on. The municipality has to show decisiveness and leadership to get each party aboard.
Faculteit der Managementwetenschappen