Cities heading towards 100% renewable energy


CLER, Energy Cities and Réseau Action Climat collaborated to prepare this publication. The aim is to provide guidance and solutions to French cities and metropolitan areas anxious to embark on a 100% renewable energy path. This report is based on the knowledge and experience of the authors’ networks, as well as on around 30 interviews of councillors and city employees from about fifteen French local governments.

Five European champions are showing the way forward, all signatories to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, these five cities and regions aim to develop a coherent energy system based on energy efficiency and the optimum use of renewable and interconnected energy.

In France, cities are also on the way forward 100% RES, the report is composed of five theme-specific factsheets illustrating the path towards 100% renewable energy with French examples of completed or on-going projects.

Cities heading towards 100% renewable energy – Food for thought and action
This report provides guidance and solutions to cities and metropolitan areas anxious to embark on a 100% renewable energy path. It is based on the knowledge and experience of the authors’ networks, as well as on around 30 interviews of councillors and city employees from about fifteen French local governments. It also features 5 European pioneers: Barcelona, Frankfurt, Frederikshavn, Geneva and Malmö.

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More information about this publication, please contact Miriam Eisermann

Cler – www.cler.org
RAC France – www.rac-f.org

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Béatrice Karas

Publication date

December 6, 2016