Host – Freiburg, Green City

The City of Freiburg is well known internationally for its environmental approach and extensive use of solar energy and other renewable sources. The city has also globally recognised as a result of its urban transport and mobility policy. Freiburg has won several awards, and is, therefore, an exemplary and qualified host. 

Colleagues from city administration, planning, science, and transport companies are available for on-site learning. The Solar Region Freiburg can share experiences gained over many years and showcase a multitude of effective technical, organisational and socio-economic solutions related to sustainable energy management and urban transport solutions.

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Freiburg is also the Host City of the ICLEI European Secretariat. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability Cities can only become sustainable if they drastically reduce their resource consumption and climate impacts. ICLEI, the international association of active local governments, supports its members and their partners in becoming pioneers for energy efficiency, sustainable resource management, urban transport, resilience and good governance. With its Cities for Climate Protection Campaign and Local Renewables Initiative ICLEI provides information, motivation and support to many local governments around the world.

With the special collaboration of

Solar Summit Freiburg 2010 – Solar Mobility
Mobility forms of the future is the focus of this year’s international Solar Summit Freiburg congress, taking place from 13 to 15 October 2010 at Freiburg Concert Hall. The development of environmentally compatible and sustainable drive and vehicle concepts and their implementation on the market are one of the major challenges facing the scientific, industrial and political sectors over the next few years. This year's congress will focus on finding practical solutions for electromobility as well as alternative models and forward-looking forms of mobility at the leading international level.