Are smart city projects catalyzing urban energy sustainability

  title={Are smart city projects catalyzing urban energy sustainability},
  author={H{\aa}vard Haarstad and M. W. Wathne},
  journal={Energy Policy},
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to investigate the links between smart cities and urban energy sustainability. Because achieving a “smart city” is a wide agenda rather than a specific set of interventions, smartness itself cannot easily be measured or quantifiably assessed. Instead, we understand smart cities to be a broad framework of strategies pursued by urban actors, and ask whether and how smart city projects catalyze urban energy sustainability. We use case studies of three cities… Expand

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