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LIFE PlanUp mid-term project conference: EU Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plans

LIFE PlanUp mid-term project conference: EU Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plans

Is Europe on the right pathway to becoming the first climate-neutral continent?

Save the date 21 January – 9.30 – 16.00High-level political sessionScotland House, Rond-Point Robert Schuman 6, 1040 Brussels As part of the European Union’s 2030 […]

“Behind the words” episode 1: The Climate Pact

“Behind the words” episode 1: The Climate Pact

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

The ecological transition is on everybody’s lips. Climate semantics is so diverse and varied that it sometimes leads to contradictions in the same sentence. This […]

Stuttgart taking climate emergency seriously

Stuttgart taking climate emergency seriously

First German city to adopt dedicated €200m budget

While world leaders still struggle with climate inaction at COP25, Stuttgart is taking action. The city located in the South of Germany is not satisfied […]

Spotlight on condominiums: the EU’s orphan buildings

Spotlight on condominiums: the EU’s orphan buildings

About the need to foster renovation coaching services in Europe

In many European Member States, the 3% renovation rate will only be achieved if policies also focus on collective renovation. Fortunately, valuable experience from the […]

Global Status of Renewables in Cities: An amazing untapped potential

Global Status of Renewables in Cities: An amazing untapped potential

First-ever Renewables in Cities Global Status Report shows 10,000 cities have adopted carbon emission reduction targets

Cities account for two-thirds of global energy demand and around 75% of global CO2 emissions. More than half the world’s population lives in cities, and […]

Toolbox, newest generations of heat networks, and how ordinary people can boost the local energy transition

Toolbox, newest generations of heat networks, and how ordinary people can boost the local energy transition

You missed our latest webinars ? Don't panic, the recordings are now online.

At Energy Cities, we regularly organises webinars as part of projects we are involved in. Last month, we held 3 webinars on various topics. Their […]

Project Development Assistance facilities: Learn from cities and regions’ experience

Project Development Assistance facilities: Learn from cities and regions’ experience

Many of the signatories to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy have used technical assistance facilities to develop projects in the framework of […]

5 takeaways from the EIB’s new energy lending policy

5 takeaways from the EIB’s new energy lending policy

What the European Investment Bank's new funding policy will bring for cities' energy transition

We won! After months of lobbying by Energy Cities and the Fossil Free EIB campaign, Europe’s public bank has adopted a new funding policy. It is good news! But what will it bring for cities’ energy transition?

The link between carving plates, the great collapse, and the Dutch city of Heerlen

The link between carving plates, the great collapse, and the Dutch city of Heerlen

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

Imagine my surprise at seeing a new personal development magazine with a “survivalist” editorial line instead of the usual “learn how to breathe properly and […]

Cities and Citizens Energy Forum – Save the date

Cities and Citizens Energy Forum – Save the date

Energy Cities’ 2020 Annual Conference

Aren’t you tired of sitting in a conference, listening to never-ending speeches? Are you looking for dialogues and meaningful peer-to-peer exchanges instead? If you are […]

How to improve your city’s heating and cooling sector?

How to improve your city’s heating and cooling sector?

Check out these free resources and training opportunities!

Energy Cities is involved in the projects HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) and Hotmaps, aiming at making heating and cooling greener and more efficient/affordable […]

How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

Get insights from practitioners during the ACE-Retrofitting Conference

According to Eurostat 2017, 42% of the European population currently live in flats (condominiums, multi-owned properties, tenements, social housing, etc.). Retrofitting condominiums (tenements and flatted […]

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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