Back in 2016, our member Barcelona decided to launch “Superilles” – Catalan for Super Islands or Superblock – to reduce car and noise pollution for […]
To build resilient communities, cities need to transform their entire metabolism with a climate-neutral approach. With this in mind, we are deepening our agenda for wider systemic change.
Local authorities are essential actors of the Renovation Wave, a proper inclusion of the local level in the “Renovate” components of the National Recovery and […]
With summer approaching, we all remember the high temperatures that we have suffered in recent years. Energy Cities has tested several possible solutions: creating draught, […]
The European Commission’s President Initiative the New European Bauhaus (NEB) has been on everyone’s mouth in Brussels since its launch at the end of 2020. […]
This document is a first practical guide on why and how we imagine that the EU City Facility model can be replicated at a regional, national or local level.
The EU has many funding sources and initiatives available to cities. They have their own focus, operational guidelines and requirements. This is a brief rundown of each of those programmes to help cities access the help they need in building a decarbonised, decentralised and democratised
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.
Since 2016, Munich turned two of its neighbourhoods into a laboratory: over a bit more than 4 years, 20 million euros were invested in testing smart city solutions.
What once was a logistics and industrial site with a rather bad reputation has become one of Europe’s biggest urban renewal projects. Create thriving places without overshooting the ecological ceiling: how far is Confluence today from meeting this objective?