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Determined

Determined

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

19/05/2022

I recently discovered the manfra “Radiant“. It offers a description of a world… so similar to ours! To fight “the bad guys” (called “the inquisition”), […]
Advocacy
Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

A study, a manifesto, and a campaign for more local staff to achieve the climate transition

18/05/2022

Local governments are at the forefront of managing crises. It has been true with the COVID crisis, it is still valid with the war in […]
Advocacy
Putting citizens and communities at the heart of the REPowerEU

Putting citizens and communities at the heart of the REPowerEU

Letter from the Community Power Coalition to Commission's VP Timmermans and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson

12/05/2022

The RePowerEU Plan should recognize community energy as a key lever. Fostering renewable community energy is a realistic way of moving away from fossil fuels […]
News
Community energy for future-proof cities

Community energy for future-proof cities

Locally owned renewables were at the centre of many debates during our annual forum. Discover the main takeaways!

11/05/2022

Collective ambition and local partnerships were at the heart of Energy Cities Forum at the end of April. As expected, community energy made a big […]
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A new European initiative in support to energy communities

A new European initiative in support to energy communities

The European Commission's Energy Communities Repository was launched on 20 April in Brussels with an enthusiastic networking event.

10/05/2022

With access to secure, sustainable and affordable energy being a burning issue in Europe, climate communities are a beam of hope in a really urgent […]

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Energy Communities Repository

Launched by the European Commission, the Energy Communities Repository aims to support and monitor energy communities’ activities across Europe, within the framework of a just […]

Balkan Solar Roofs

Balkan Solar Roofs

Campaigning and training for the production of community-owned energy in the Balkans
Balkan Solar Roofs

This ambitious project will empower three city administrations to enable and inspire 500 new solar roof installations by 2024. The three participating cities are Poreč […]

LocalRES

LocalRES

Empowering local renewable energy communities for the decarbonisation of the energy systems
LocalRES

LocalRES project will deploy innovative local energy systems driven by renewable energy communities for a fair energy transformation that puts renewable energy into the hands […]

POWER UP

POWER UP

The catalyst for social innovation in the energy market
POWER UP

This project will help furthering the knowledge around the entrepreneurial opportunities and social benefits of a local energy market