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Decarbonisation strategies: harvesting local potential

Decarbonisation strategies: harvesting local potential

Our take on the latest edition of the Decarb Cities Conference

How to ensure cities can cover their energy needs while maintaining air quality, reducing the effect of heat islands and therefore contributing to the fight […]

The high cost of pointlessly burying the potential of deep geothermal in France

The high cost of pointlessly burying the potential of deep geothermal in France

Deep geothermal energy in Strasbourg is a potentially game-changing resource that can provide low carbon heat and electricity to homes and industry as well as […]

Get ready to #ShowShareShake

Get ready to #ShowShareShake

Discover the Cities & Citizens Energy Forum’s side events!

Last week, we opened registration to our annual conference, the first Cities & Citizens Energy Forum. As you know, this year Energy Cities will celebrate […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heating and cooling planning: a “must have” for all cities!

Heating and cooling planning: a “must have” for all cities!

Heating and cooling goes hand to hand with urban planning.

Heating and cooling (H&C) is a major topic for the decarbonisation of the European energy system, and it goes hand to hand with urban planning. […]

HOTMAPS: transform your city’s energy future!

HOTMAPS: transform your city’s energy future!

A new open source online software for heating&cooling planning

Currently, Europe is using around half on its energy consumption for heating and cooling (H&C). The sector relies mostly on fossil fuels and it is […]

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 […]

Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Be inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe

Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, not just by acting as planners but by […]

Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply

Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply

Register to the workshop in Ettlingen

Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, no longer simply acting as planning authorities but […]

Climate report echoing cities’ voices: need for urgent action

Climate report echoing cities’ voices: need for urgent action

The latest IPCC report was released today

Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest climate report. The team of experts provides another dramatic assessment of how a global […]

Heating and Cooling planning made easier with Hotmaps!

Heating and Cooling planning made easier with Hotmaps!

A soon to be released software to speed up energy planning at local level

District Heating and Cooling (DHC) has many advantages, the best one being that it can be extremely energy efficient. DHC planning though is not easy, […]

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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