Solar is the new ‘king of electricity’ according to Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA). But many cities in Europe with […]
Whether you are for example from Croatia, Lebanon, Italy, Turkey or neighbouring countries: This is your city’s chance to connect with local leaders from the […]
There is no ‘one size fits all’ guide to renovation. Fortunately Energy Cities’ members have been striving for better buildings for years. This is a […]
When thinking about energy efficiency and renovation, energy communities might not be the first option that comes to mind. However, citizens (as prosumers or members […]
The Renovation Wave proposal from the European Commission landed on Oct. 14th and cities, for better or worse, will be most impacted. There are some […]
Every year, the European Week of Regions and Cities brings together European regions and cities to promote learnings and good practice of regional policy-making. Due […]
In the world of energy retrofits we tend to focus on the technical elements like thermal bridging, low carbon heat and doing things faster and […]
While proposals for France’s recovery plans abound, the challenge now is to identify the most effective levers for combining economic recovery with scaling-up of highly performant deep retrofits, which is a prerequisite for moving onto a convergent path with France’s national low-carbon strategy.
Our Ukrainian member cities are engaged at the European and local levels. Both have signed the Covenant of Mayors and are active members of a […]
The Renovation Wave is the key pillar of the Green Deal. If successful, it can transform Europe’s environmental performance, drastically improve the health and well-being […]
This year, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place online from the 22nd to the 26th June. The EU Commission’s main event on […]
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 […]
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.