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 […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
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.
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 launch of the Green Deal on Dec. 11, 2019 to the UNFCCC’s Glasgow CoP 26 conference beginning Nov. 9th, 2020 we are at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 still remain underrepresented in the energy sector. Rosalie, trainee at Energy Cities, led an exploratory study to analyse if renewable energy communities manage to […]
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.