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14 Sep - 15 Sep

The 48h of the New urban proximities

On 14th and 15th September, the City of Grenoble organises the 3rd season of Cities in Transition: “The New urban proximities”. This event will bring […]

19 Sep - 29 Sep

Brussels, Belgium

European Sustainable Energy Week

This year, EUSEW takes a hybrid format, on the theme of ‘Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition’, with speakers and participants in Brussels and […]

22 Sep - 26 Sep

Parco Dora, Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2022

Terra Madre-Salone del Gusto, since 1996, gathers thousands of people (small scale producers, cooks, civil society organisations, local, regional and national governments representatives, youth organisations, activists […]

#EUSEW – REPowerEU: save energy, diversify, build a greener EU energy system

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, in the REPowerEU communication, the Commission stressed the need to eliminate our dependency on Russian fossil fuels. In […]

29 Sep

#EUSEW: Stronger together: community-based renewable energy projects for a just and green transition

The European Sustainable Energy Week will take place soon! Bioenergy Europe, Energy Cities and Solar Heat Europe therefore invite you to our joint session on […]

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Event in Amsterdam to hold city-focused session on long-term energy procurement

10/08/2022

The war in Ukraine has reshaped European energy policy. And the new direction is clear – no more Russian energy imports by 2027, more and […]
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Sobriety and resilience at the heart of decentralised cooperation between Montpellier and Tlemcen

Sobriety and resilience at the heart of decentralised cooperation between Montpellier and Tlemcen

‘Setting the table’ for cities to make progress with energy-climate initiatives

28/07/2022

‘Setting the table’ for cities to make progress with energy-climate initiatives If you are travelling through Provence this summer, perhaps you will see, as I […]
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“Imagine the city we want”

26/07/2022

Op-ed by Sandra Vlašić, UNDP Wordsmith The UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, that recently took place in the Polish city of Katowice, has concluded on showing […]
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The SHARED GREEN DEAL project begins work on people-centered climate neutrality by 2050 

25/07/2022

Energy Cities is a partner in the new SHARED GREEN DEAL project that will use innovative social experiments to support the objectives of the European Green Deal, involving local communities across Europe. The project has received five million euros from the European Union’s Innovation Programme Horizon 2020.
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Energy security and climate: Cities stepping up to protect Europe 

Energy security and climate: Cities stepping up to protect Europe 

Summer alerts are threatening European climate objectives 

21/07/2022

Summer is here and while travelers are preparing their luggage to reach their touristic destination, the holiday season is covering Europeans with a misleading sense […]

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PROSPECT+

PROSPECT+

Capacity building for cities and regions - from learning to action!
PROSPECT+

A capacity-building programme on innovative financing, by and for EU cities and regions

Smarter Together

Smarter Together

Smart and Inclusive Solutions for a Better Life in Urban Districts
Smarter Together

Smarter Together is a pilot project that aims at developing ICT solutions for the energy transition in urban areas. A special focus will be on residential housing renovation, production and consumption of renewable energy and mobility. Lyon, Munich and Vienna are the three leading cities in the Smarter Together project. Smarter Together is a Smart Cities project supported by the European Union in the framework of the Horizon 2020 programme.

POTEs – Ordinary Ecology Transition Pioneers

The POTEs concept emerged simultaneously in two French regions – Franche-Comté and Bourgogne – in 2013 during the national debate on the energy transition, following […]