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Two Swedish cities explore collective self-consumption and new electricity market models

Two Swedish cities explore collective self-consumption and new electricity market models

Tamarinden, the new smart neighbourhood of Örebro The Swedish city of Örebro is developping a new residential neighbourhood – Tamarinden-, that will benefit from innovative […]

How to roadmap the transition to climate-neutral cities?

How to roadmap the transition to climate-neutral cities?

Methodological guidelines to support cities

Over the past months, the research institute DRIFT (our partner in the project TOMORROW) worked on methodological guidelines to support cities in  developing a transition […]

9,700 European local governments, 47% less CO2 emissions by 2030

9,700 European local governments, 47% less CO2 emissions by 2030

2019 European Covenant of Mayors report is out!

As part of the European Covenant of Mayors movement, cities and towns are taking energy and climate action to secure a better future for their […]

Help build the EU’s Climate Pact

Help build the EU’s Climate Pact

Consultation launched on how cities will form the foundation of the EU's Climate Pact

A broad consultation on the proposed Climate Pact has been launched by the European Commission. The Climate Pact is one of the strategic pillars of […]

On the road to climate neutral cities

On the road to climate neutral cities

3 lessons from Leuven

In the city of Leuven in Belgium, over 500 public organisations, businesses and citizens  united behind a roadmap towards zero-carbon emissions in 2050. In 2019, […]

Energy Cities launches podcast

Energy Cities launches podcast

City Stories coming to your earbuds

Energy Cities’ podcast is for those who want to learn how cities go about with the energy transition. The challenge is big, but there are so many new, collaborative practices that emerge and that make this challenge fun and feasible. Each month we invite passionate European guests from different horizons and sectors who dedicate much of their time to making the energy transition more democratic.

Slavutych, Ukraine – The community energy story you need to hear!

Slavutych, Ukraine – The community energy story you need to hear!

Chernobyl’s refugees host their first solar cooperative

The Chernobyl disaster was one of the most catastrophic incidents in (nuclear) energy history. Many people still remember the feeling of danger and the safety […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When city twins become climate partners

When city twins become climate partners

Arnsberg and its twin city Alba Iulia (Romania) open up new horizons

A long-standing cooperation Until now, the two cities, officially twinned since 1974, have focused their cooperation on cultural and educational issues. Now, assisted by Energy […]

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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