Energy cities hubs

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29 Nov - 30 Nov

Tbilisi, Georgia

10th anniversary of the Covenant of Mayors in the Eastern Partnership Region

This high-level conference will give an opportunity to take stock of the progress of the Covenant, discuss main bottlenecks and barriers encountered by many signatory […]

29 Nov - 01 Dec

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Enlit Europe 2022

A big moment to discuss the energy future of Europe and beyond Enlit hits the road to find out how the energy transition is manifesting […]

29 Nov

We are here to help you achieve fossil-free districts!

Are you looking for ideas from other European cities to design strategies for a district-by-district phase-out of fossil energies? Do you have questions about EU […]

30 Nov

HUB-IN Alliance webinar

The HUB-IN project is about exploring and testing new approaches to regenerate historic urban areas using cultural heritage as a lever for innovation and entrepreneurship. Through […]

01 Dec - 02 Dec

Let’s gather around the table in Valencia!

Study tour in Valencia: Valencia agri-food strategy and action plan Valencia is the capital of paella, it is also a very active member city of […]

01 Dec

Proven examples of innovative financing instruments – Capacity building, skills and competences of smart city practitioners 

The Scalable Cities’ City Coordinators Group is organising a knowledge-sharing session on innovative financing.   The meeting is open to any city who wish to […]

07 Dec - 08 Dec

Grenoble, France

The 48 hours of inclusive transition

On the 7th and 8th of December, the City of Grenoble and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) organise the Fourth season of […]

08 Dec

What’sEUp: Updates on the European legislation on heating/cooling & building renovation

Join us for this information exchange session between cities. The objective of the session is to inform cities’ political and technical teams about the important […]

15 Dec

Beyond short-term measures for this winter: how can low-tech and biomimicry concepts help decarbonise buildings?

At least two facts call for a paradigm change in the building sector: the tensions on the availability of classic building materials and skilled workforce, […]

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Updated German Renewables Law offers good prospects for energy communities

Updated German Renewables Law offers good prospects for energy communities

From 2023 German energy communities to be exempted from tendering

25/11/2022

You might remember Ursula and Michael. Or you mightn’t but for sure you know their story: 25 years ago, Ursula and Michael Sladek fought for […]
Advocacy
Paving a smooth path for ambitious transitions in cities

Paving a smooth path for ambitious transitions in cities

Policy recommendations for the EU and National Governments to facilitate transitions at the local level

23/11/2022

The following policy recommendations target EU and National decision-makers, to urge a revision of legislative frameworks that reflect supporting roles for cities in transition.
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European Solidarity is not compatible with the Energy Charter Treaty

21/11/2022

The Energy Charter Treaty is yet another vestige of the past, one of the many intergovernmental agreements from another time… What lies behind its rather […]
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How to build a successful team… to make your city’s transition happen

How to build a successful team… to make your city’s transition happen

You want to set up a transition team in your city but don't know where to start? Here is what you need to know.

18/11/2022

For your city's transition to be successful, it is crucial to set up a transition team that is focused on involving key people across society who are essential to reducing the city's emissions.
Advocacy
EU Mayors call for coordinated EU withdrawal from Energy Charter Treaty

EU Mayors call for coordinated EU withdrawal from Energy Charter Treaty

Mayors from 5 EU countries say ECT is obstacle to achieving ambitious targets

14/11/2022

Mayors from Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary and the Netherlands have sent a letter to EU leaders calling for a full and coordinated withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty.