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How to develop district heating systems?

How to develop district heating systems?

An online guide is available to local authorities

The Interreg HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) project has just published a comprehensive online guide on district heating. It will support cities and towns […]

Organising a city-wide discussion on climate neutrality

Organising a city-wide discussion on climate neutrality

Lessons learnt from Nantes Metropolis' "Great Debate"

In February 2020, the pilot cities of TOMORROW (Nis, Dublin, Brasov, Brest and Valencia) gathered in Nantes to participate in a training with the aim […]

“Carbon budgets” or “Climate-proofed budgets”?

“Carbon budgets” or “Climate-proofed budgets”?

Our new briefing helps cities navigate science-based targets approaches

When talking about how to align cities policies with the EU decarbonisation objectives, we often hear the words “science-based targets”, “carbon budgets” or “climate-proofed budgets”. […]

European City Facility – First call for applications is open

European City Facility – First call for applications is open

Submit an application to get funding for your sustainable energy investment concept!

The European City Facility supports municipalities (local authorities) and their groupings from the EU-27 and the UK in developing investment concepts for sustainable energy. The […]

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Local actions for a greener & healthier future!

After almost 3 months, most European cities are now slowly coming out of lockdown, trying to instil some “normality” back into their citizens’ life. At […]

Leuven and Poreč join Energy Cities

Leuven and Poreč join Energy Cities

Meet our new members!

We are very happy to welcome the city of Leuven (Belgium) and Poreč – Parenzo (Croatia) to our network. Both municipalities are committed to advancing […]

How Local Authorities can encourage citizen participation in energy transitions

How Local Authorities can encourage citizen participation in energy transitions

By Dr Sioned Haf, Bangor University, Cymru | Wales

During this time in which countries across the European continent and beyond are affected by the impact of the Covid-19 virus, it is noteworthy that […]

Energy Cities’ Live Chats – Exchanging views on energy transition topics

Energy Cities’ Live Chats – Exchanging views on energy transition topics

As a way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the network with the current constraints, we have launched “Locked down but powered up!”, a series […]

The power of the ephemeral

The power of the ephemeral

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

Torn between contradictory orders to “build the world of tomorrow” while trying to get back to some kind of “normality”, this period continues to leave […]

Progress in energy efficiency – your opinion counts!

Progress in energy efficiency – your opinion counts!

How does your country perform in energy efficiency?

Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a HORIZON 2020 project, coordination and support action, aiming at supporting policy makers in the EU Member States in […]

Future LIFE programme should support governance changes and citizen energy communities at local level

Future LIFE programme should support governance changes and citizen energy communities at local level

Energy Cities unveils its three proposals on how LIFE can fund cities' clean energy transition

The LIFE programme has been a valuable funding instrument for local authorities to fund best practice, pilot and demonstration projects in the field of energy […]

How can Europe emerge stronger out of the current crisis?

How can Europe emerge stronger out of the current crisis?

Our letter to the President of the European Commission

Energy Cities’ President addressed a letter to the European Commission President von der Leyen to present our solution, in order to ensure economic recovery and […]

It is still not too late to act. It will take a far-reaching vision, it will take courage, it will take fierce, fierce determination to act now, to lay the foundations where we may not know all the details about how to shape the ceiling.

Greta Thunberg, Climate activist

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