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Javier Zardoya and Juan Eguidazu

“There is a kind of movement that cannot be stopped.”

Juan Eguidazu (E+P Cooperativa) and Javier Zardoya Pamplona (Municipal Energy Agency of Pamplona)

Since almost 20 years the region of Navarra in the North of Spain pioneers with wind and more and more with solar energy. Now, building […]

Jacqui Cullen and Gerard Pol Gili

Strasburg’s first energy community: a long exciting ride

Interview with Jacqui Cullen and Gerard Pol Gili

In this episode we want to understand how a very young energy community in Strasburg, in the North-East of France, came into being. Where did […]

Dimos Ispikoudis

Planting the seeds for citizen energy in difficult times

Interview with Dimos Ispikoudis, City of Komotini

Since 2018, a new Greek legislation allows local authorities to be an energy producer. In this episode, we’ll have a look at how much this […]

Mayors & CoM East Country Experts

Small Talk with the Mayor – EUSEW 2020

Series of video meetings of our CoM East Country Experts with the Covenant community in the Eastern Partnership region

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Covenant of Mayors Office in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus celebrated the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020 […]

Nathalie van Loon

Urban commons and empowered cities

Nathalie van Loon, project leader on the commons at City Council of Amsterdam

This time we take a look at the democratic potential of the urban commons. The commons are those resources we all share and use like […]

Tine de Moor

“We have lost a lot of our capacity to cooperate.”

Tine de Moor, academic historian, University of Utrecht

Sometimes it’s good to look into history when we want to better see the future. That’s why we’ve interviewed the Belgian academic historian Prof. Tine […]

Ciarán Cuffe

EU Climate Law – More dialogue and ambition needed

Ciarán Cuffe, Member of the European Parliament

As EU lawmakers are debating the forthcoming first “Climate Law” to enshrine the climate neutrality target into legislation, our colleague Adrian Hiel talked to MEP […]

Geert Vanhorebeek

“The benefits of renewable energy should be harvested by everyone.”

Geert Vanhorebeek from Leuven, Belgium

Before Covid-19 turned our lives upside down, we met with Geert Vanhorebeek in the Belgium old university town of Leuven. Geert is the city’s sustainable […]

Pierre Larrouturou

EU Climate Law – Ensuring the Green Deal is not just green washing

Pierre Larrouturou, Member of the European Parliament

As the European Commission has released their proposal for a European Climate Law, in the view to “write into law the goal set out in […]

Lucija Topic and Zoran Kordic

Our crowdinvesting campaign was a springboard for a first-of-its kind community energy in Croatia.

Lucija Topic (City of Krizevci) and Zoran Kordic (ZEZ green energy cooperative)

For this episode, we have met two very committed people from Croatia: Zoran and Lucia. Zoran Kordic works for ZEZ, green energy cooperative in Croatia. […]