City twinning – step up for the climate!

City twinning – step up for the climate!

After a long cooperation on cultural and educational issues, it's time to a climate partnership

Arnsberg, a german city, hosted the second meeting in September of the city climate partnership with its twin city Alba Iulia (Romania) in the framework […]

European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

4 events you cannot miss

Since 2003, the European Week of Regions and Cities has been giving cities and regions the opportunity to display their actions, confirming the importance of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Navigating the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

Navigating the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

Energy Cities’ picks

Do you plan to be in Brussels for the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)? During this yearly event, taking place from the 17th to the […]

Heidelberg was great, see you in 2020 in Heerlen!

Heidelberg was great, see you in 2020 in Heerlen!

Our 2019 annual conference took place within the framework of ICCA 2019 on 22-23 May in Heidelberg, Germany. Energy Cities organised several workshops, as well […]

Franco-German Energy Transition Week

Franco-German Energy Transition Week

Local authorities and national leaders commit to the Energy Transition

The inaugural Franco-German Energy Transition Week (January 17th to 27th) was a rousing success combining action at the highest levels of government with a huge array of […]

There is no excuse for weak EU National Energy and Climate Plans

There is no excuse for weak EU National Energy and Climate Plans

NECPs are the new framework in which EU Member States will have to design their Paris-proof energy and climate transition

Through the recently launched LIFE PlanUp project, Energy Cities and its civil society and research partners across Europe will closely track the so-called NECP process […]

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 […]

Solarclick collaboration keeps local energy transition turning in Brussels

Solarclick collaboration keeps local energy transition turning in Brussels

What is the most daunting thing about the shared energy transition currently underway? It may be the exponential rate at which it needs to scale […]

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 […]

230 million, 233,000, 23%… 2018 key figures of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe!

230 million, 233,000, 23%… 2018 key figures of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe!

Europe's major city-backed energy and climate initiative keeps growing

In a constantly evolving policy context, the Covenant of Mayors Community has been achieving great results. Supported by the Covenant of Mayors Office with capacity-building […]

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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