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4 cities that fell in love with energy retrofits in condominiums

4 cities that fell in love with energy retrofits in condominiums

What remains from the ACE-Retrofit project two years later?

Do you know that sensation of butterflies, hot flushes of excitement, the irresistible force that pulls you towards…the deep and collective renovation of your house […]

How to reap the benefits of local renewable energy systems?

How to reap the benefits of local renewable energy systems?

What should change in the revised Renewable Energy Directive

As a climate professional, I often keep work-related topics outside of the private sphere and don’t discuss it so much with friends and family. But […]

Don’t look up!

Don’t look up!

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

March 1972: publication of the Meadows report “Limits to growth” March 2022: European summit of heads of State and government on the “new model for […]

Align European legislation and funding with the -55% GHG target by 2030 and giving cities the means for the ecological transition

Align European legislation and funding with the -55% GHG target by 2030 and giving cities the means for the ecological transition

Energy Cities 2022 Policy Agenda

While we are still wishing each other a happy new year and sharing good king cakes with very different recipes across Europe, Energy Cities proposes in a briefing to come […]

Practitioner or strategic: which city panel is right for you ?

Practitioner or strategic: which city panel is right for you ?

Invitation to join the NetZeroCities project

As we already announced in a recent article, the European Commission launched the Mission on 100 Climate Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030.The objectives of […]

Together with Grenoble European Green Capital 2022

Together with Grenoble European Green Capital 2022

Discovering our member’s plans for this special year

2022 is going to be a great year for our French member Grenoble. They will be European Green Capital, a big recognition who arrived after […]

Exploring barriers and levers to decarbonise heating and cooling systems

Exploring barriers and levers to decarbonise heating and cooling systems

Looking back to one year of experience sharing

Throughout 2021, Energy Cities organised learning labs with ten cities on the topic of fossil-free districts and cities, with the support of the European Climate […]

EU Commission new climate and energy proposals fall short of delivering structural change

EU Commission new climate and energy proposals fall short of delivering structural change

The new EU proposals to reform the gas market and renovate the EU building stock have just been unveiled

The European Commission yesterday published the second batch of its Fit for 55 package aimed at cutting carbon emissions by at least 55% by 2030 […]

Stop telling stories! Or rather, you can, but make it a great one…

Stop telling stories! Or rather, you can, but make it a great one…

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

Nuclear this, nuclear that, on every page, from every angle. I was already feeling inundated with news on this sector before I began writing this […]

“Being low carbon is not enough to be clean & sustainable”

“Being low carbon is not enough to be clean & sustainable”

We talked about nuclear energy and gas with negaWatt expert Yves Marignac

With the current energy crisis and the many discussions around the costs of the transition and the security of supply that followed, we have assisted […]

Energy Cities welcomes five new members

Energy Cities welcomes five new members

Welcome to Antony, Castellammare di Stabia, Oeiras, Villers-sur-Mer and Energy Cities Algeria

It is with great pleasure that we welcome to Energy Cities 5 new members from four different countries! This is a great opportunity to review […]

Europe is sitting on a goldmine of unaccounted for renewable energy

Europe is sitting on a goldmine of unaccounted for renewable energy

Our VP Stephan Brandligt's column on EURACTIV

The energy price crisis is creating fierce political debates over the block’s energy security with renewed pushes for centralised energy supply solutions such as hydrogen […]

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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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