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Join our free peer-to-peer learning modules on innovative financing

Join our free peer-to-peer learning modules on innovative financing

PROSPECT H2020 has launched its fourth and last call for applications. Don’t miss it!

Since 2017, PROSPECT enables the exchange of knowledge and experience between EU cities and regions, on innovative financing schemes for their local projects on energy […]

New publication: Investment needs for the local energy transition

New publication: Investment needs for the local energy transition

Five European cities have put a number on their investment needs by 2050

The locally-driven energy transition is essential to achieve the Paris Agreement’s objectives by 2050. This report is showcasing five examples of European cities, that are […]

Innovative financing for cities

Innovative financing for cities

Five free handbooks to improve your city's energy performance

The PROSPECT H2020 learning programme enables peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. The […]

Do bankers wear capes?

Do bankers wear capes?

3 ways the EIB can help save Europe

Avoiding catastrophic climate change demands three things: technology, political will and financing. We have the technology, we’re working on the political will (Hi Germany!) and […]

Make the EU Greta’gain

Make the EU Greta’gain

Policy brief by Claire Roumet

As spring is coming closer, you can still hear the sound of the youth protesting in the streets, waiting for us to take action, forcing […]

Solar on top: How does Lorient’s innovative financing model work?

Solar on top: How does Lorient’s innovative financing model work?

An innovative initiative combines PV panel rental and citizen engagement around a project based on self-consumption.

The French city of Lorient in Brittany and Oncimé have achieved great success with a ground-breaking solar panel rental system. Oncimé is a joint-stock company, […]

2018 Activities Report is out now

2018 Activities Report is out now

2018 will go down as a foundational year in delivering a local energy transition.Here at Energy Cities we’ve been working to strengthen the role of […]

Pamplona: neighbourhood reduces citizens’ energy bills by €560/year

Pamplona: neighbourhood reduces citizens’ energy bills by €560/year

Energy renovation programme helps the poorest in deprived neighbourhoods

Recent leaflet by the Covenant of Mayors – Europe offers examples of cities and regions alleviating energy poverty. In the Spanish Region of Navarra, citizens’ […]

Last chance to join our P2P learning cycles on innovative financing!

Last chance to join our P2P learning cycles on innovative financing!

The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT was launched on January 16th. Visit the project website and don’t miss this last opportunity to join […]

How to make your budget climate-friendly and support citizen participation

How to make your budget climate-friendly and support citizen participation

Two new publications released

Two publications to help you make your budget climate-friendly and support citizen participation! Climate-mainstreaming municipal budgets This guidebook contains a collection of case studies, best […]

Free training on innovative financing

Free training on innovative financing

2 weeks left to apply

The call for applications for the second learning cycle of PROSPECT is open! All representatives from local and regional authorities are invited to sign up, as […]

The Energy Cities network welcomes 30 Greek cities!

The Energy Cities network welcomes 30 Greek cities!

30 Greek cities and towns recently joined Energy Cities through the adhesion of the Greek network “Sustainable City”. “Sustainable City” is a civil, non-profit organisation […]

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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