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European City Facility – First call for applications is open

European City Facility – First call for applications is open

Submit an application to get funding for your sustainable energy investment concept!

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 […]

Are gas boilers the new diesel cars?

Are gas boilers the new diesel cars?

Why Low Emissions Zones for heating could be the next step in achieving a net zero Europe

I need to buy a new car next year. The Brussels region Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) means that my rather battered and polluting diesel 2008 […]

Yes, Go Green Pamplona!

Yes, Go Green Pamplona!

The city of Pamplona defines its 2030 pathway

Shortly before Spain has become one of the European countries most affected by Covid-19, the city council of Pamplona had advanced on two important milestones preparing the next decade. What will they become once the crisis is over?

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 developing a new residential neighbourhood: Tamarinden. It will benefit from innovative solutions enabling the buildings and their tenants to […]

Spain getting on the right track, but missing speed

Spain getting on the right track, but missing speed

What to expect from Spain's climate emergency declaration

After almost one full year with a functioning government and two general elections, Spanish leaders are trying to make up for lost time. They have taken two important steps which Fundación Renovables has been fighting for.

Combining collective self-consumption and energy-based tourism

Combining collective self-consumption and energy-based tourism

Mouscron’s latest projects (Belgium)

The city of Mouscron has given us a broad outline of its new projects under way, including one involving collective self-consumption for an entire neighbourhood.

From the Green Deal to Glasgow – all the important 2020 dates for your calendar

From the Green Deal to Glasgow – all the important 2020 dates for your calendar

From the launch of the Green Deal on Dec. 11, 2019 to the UNFCCC’s Glasgow CoP 26 conference beginning Nov. 9th, 2020 we are at […]

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 […]

Global Status of Renewables in Cities: An amazing untapped potential

Global Status of Renewables in Cities: An amazing untapped potential

First-ever Renewables in Cities Global Status Report shows 10,000 cities have adopted carbon emission reduction targets

Cities account for two-thirds of global energy demand and around 75% of global CO2 emissions. More than half the world’s population lives in cities, and […]

Intracting, Green bonds, Citizen financing, EPC and much more, on the menu of PROSPECT next learning cycle

Intracting, Green bonds, Citizen financing, EPC and much more, on the menu of PROSPECT next learning cycle

As many opportunities for local authorities to find out how to unlock resources for their local projects! Apply before 30 September!

The fourth and last H2020 PROSPECT learning cycle on innovative financing for local energy and climate projects, will start this November 2019, following an ongoing […]

Women and energy

Women and energy

Can renewable energy communities contribute to the empowerment of women?

Women still remain underrepresented in the energy sector. Rosalie, trainee at Energy Cities, led an exploratory study to analyse if renewable energy communities manage to […]

Transition cities: from black to green

Transition cities: from black to green

There is life after coal!

Energy transition in coal mining regions is not a new issue, but lately, it has come up often in my newsfeed. I am sure you […]

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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