Who are Energy Cities’ #CommunityPower champions?

Who are Energy Cities’ #CommunityPower champions?

An overview of our members’ community energy projects

In the last few years, we have been talking a lot about community energy. Energy Cities is part of the Community Power coalition, an advocacy […]

Big strategies by small cities

Big strategies by small cities

Clever energy and climate actions in the South of Italy

By joining forces, the three Italian municipalities Palma Campania, San Giuseppe Vesuviano and Striano do big steps for actually being small municipalities .

European City Facility

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.


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Sustainable mobility planning in Brasov

Sustainable mobility planning in Brasov

Design thinking and openness at the heart of the process

In the framework of the project TOMORROW, the local Agency for Energy Management and Environmental Protection (ABMEE) is working with the platform and laboratory MOBILITAR to […]



Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

It appears that my mother’s family was originally from Scotland, their “establishment” in the centre of France dating back to the invasion of the Stuarts […]

Climate emergency actions in Brexit times

Climate emergency actions in Brexit times

What’s happening in Energy Cities’ UK members?

In 2020, the sanitary crisis brought many challenges for local authorities in the UK and Brexit might have added an additional layer of complexity to […]

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Retrofit one-stop-shops: Study inventory of best practices

Extensive analysis of the existing energy efficiency services operators and long-term financing schemes

This report offers an in-depth analysis of different aspects of the existing retorfit one-stop-shop pilot models and the services they offer to homeowners. These features are presented with reference to the steps of the one-stop-shop “customer journey”.

Vision Workshop Toolbox

for Inspired Collaboration on Climate Neutrality

The ambition of the European Union (EU) to be climate neutral by 2050 is an important element of the EU’s climate policy and contribution to […]

Finance your sustainable and climate action: Experience from 195 public authorities in your hands for learning and replication

A comprehensive guide

Innovative financing is often an option for local energy and climate projects, but cities and regions need to know better how to activate and use […]


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.

People with city map

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Britt Jurgensen and Laura Williams

“For cities it can feel a bit of a lonely place to be responsible for all of these changes.”

Britt Jurgensen and Laura Williams from Carbon Co-op

The energy and climate challenge is so big that it requires everybody to be involved. New ways of communicating are needed. What are the best means to shape new narratives and, in the end, to make people want to engage in changing the energy system?

Listen to the three city interviews in full length:

Community energy from scratch

Voices from the ECF collaboration lab

2020 was a tough year and never before has the need for local resilience and solidarity been stronger. One extraordinary means for increasing solidarity while […]

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