Solar is the new ‘king of electricity’ according to Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA). But many cities in Europe with […]
Get financial support and services for your local sustainable energy projects! We are proud to coordinate this one-of-a-kind facility that will help towns overcome critical barriers, develop credible investment packages and mobilise finance.
Faced with a pandemic, an unprecedented social and economic crisis, growing democratic uncertainty and the ever-present climate challenge, the time has come for us to […]
Whether you are for example from Croatia, Lebanon, Italy, Turkey or neighbouring countries: This is your city’s chance to connect with local leaders from the […]
Are you thinking about setting up an energy community, but you’re not sure where to start? Do you already have a group and are wondering […]
This report has verified to which extent the key role of local authorities was better reflected in the final National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), compared to the draft NECPs in 2019. We also provide recommendations on how EU countries should improve the acknowledgment of local authorities’ key role in their NECPs, in particular when updating their plans in 2023/24.
Plan a thematic sightseeing with your colleagues through any of our member cities to get equipped with new strategic ideas for your own city. We prepare tailor-made programmes based on your expectations on whom to meet, what to see and learn. Energy Cities’ broad knowledge of European local actions and its network of players built over the last 30 years enables us to organise the perfect trip for your delegation of public servants or elected people.
In this episode we want to understand how a very young energy community in Strasburg, in the North-East of France, came into being. Where did […]
Since 2018, a new Greek legislation allows local authorities to be an energy producer. In this episode, we’ll have a look at how much this […]