Join the Network

Welcome! Energy Cities’ joint action across Europe makes each of our member cities stronger. We stand up for our common interests, inform and inspire each other. With each new member, our community becomes more powerful. Every new local and regional authority wishing to join is very welcome.

Energy Cities Membership toolbox

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Connect, Test & Learn

Become a partner in our projects and get access to EU funding
Meet your peers and pep your energy transition know how through cooperation
Take part in our technical workshops and webinars

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Influence major policy decisions

Understand how EU policy and legislation affects your city
Engage with EU policymakers and other stakeholders through our advocacy work

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Make your voice heard

Gain recognition and visibility for your pioneering energy transition actions
Join thousands of cities in the Global Covenant of Mayors

Membership FAQ

Who can join?

Energy Cities welcome all local and regional authorities willing to engage in the energy transition.
Cities of all sizes, their municipal agencies or companies, as well as regional authorities and their subordinated organisations can join. Representative organisations such as national city networks, federations or clusters of local authorities can join as collective members.


Our annual fees are adapted to the specific context of our members. It depends on the number of inhabitants.

Annual fees (in Euros):

PopulationFeesSpecial fees*
Less than 100,0001,250€625€
100,000 to 300,0002,500€1,250€
300,000 to 500,0003,750€1,875€
More than 500,0005,000€2,500€
Associations of local authorities2,500€1,250€

*New EU Member States & countries outside the EU.

What do I commit to?

Energy Cities takes pride in leading the democratic energy transition.
We champion issues that are of importance to us as foresighted local leaders. By joining, a city officially demonstrates its will to take the energy transition seriously. We value active participation and open exchanges on both struggles and success stories.

Steps to join

  1. Present the membership pack to your Mayor
  2. Get approval from your Town or City Council
  3. Send us the signed adhesion forms together with a resolution of your Town or City Council
  4. Start enjoying the various benefits of the network
  5. We will welcome you as a full member by sending you the welcome pack
  6. Your dedicated contact at Energy Cities will be in touch to set up your introduction meeting so that you get maximum value from your membership.

To find member cities in your country, please go to our MEMBERS section.