Exploring barriers and levers to decarbonise heating and cooling systems

Exploring barriers and levers to decarbonise heating and cooling systems

Looking back to one year of experience sharing

Throughout 2021, Energy Cities organised learning labs with ten cities on the topic of fossil-free districts and cities, with the support of the European Climate […]

Elliniko – Argyroupoli & Corinth turned streets into temporary playgrounds

Elliniko – Argyroupoli & Corinth turned streets into temporary playgrounds

Greek cities tested the Living Streets model and you can too!

Last August and September, the cities of Elliniko – Argyroupoli and Corinth tested the living streets model and gave their inhabitants the opportunity to turn […]

PROSPECT+, capacity building for cities & regions, launches its 2nd edition!

PROSPECT+, capacity building for cities & regions, launches its 2nd edition!

Increase your capacity in innovative financing by joining our new learning programme!

Cities are the main contributors to pollution and climate change, but they also have the power and opportunity to deliver the highest energy savings and […]

What role for cities in Horizon Europe’s missions?

What role for cities in Horizon Europe’s missions?

Learn more about EU’s current research and innovation programme

Horizon Europe, the successor of Horizon 2020, EU’s research and innovation programme, was launched last June and will last until 2027. The new programme comes […]

Communicating climate & energy: what can local governments do?

Communicating climate & energy: what can local governments do?

Tips & resources for the effective engagement of local actors

How can local governments communicate more effectively with their stakeholders on scientific subjects such as climate and energy? How can they inspire action? Working for […]

Breaking the poverty cycle

Breaking the poverty cycle

Ingredients for a local strategy against energy poverty

As the number of people in energy poverty rises – even more since Covid is around – solutions are urgently needed to help them find […]

For cities to achieve their decarbonisation, they need greater staff resources

For cities to achieve their decarbonisation, they need greater staff resources

Our recommendations for cities to realise their heating planning and implement decarbonisation projects

Cities’ employees are the architects of the local energy transition. The lack of human resources is currently one of the main barriers to the decarbonisation […]

H2020 PROSPECT ends, with much resources for regions and cities to finance their SECAPs

H2020 PROSPECT ends, with much resources for regions and cities to finance their SECAPs

After three and a half years of intensive work, this is time for the H2020-funded PROSPECT project to end, but not without great successes and […]

Register now to the European Week of Regions & Cities!

Register now to the European Week of Regions & Cities!

Our suggestions for this year’s digital edition

Every year, the European Week of Regions and Cities brings together European regions and cities to promote learnings and good practice of regional policy-making. Due […]

New handbook on citizen finance out!

New handbook on citizen finance out!

Step-by-step guidelines on energy cooperatives and crowdfunding

Over the three past years, almost 200 local or regional authorities from he EU, including many Energy Cities members, took part in the H2020 PROSPECT’s […]

Governing energy transitions in cities

Governing energy transitions in cities

Join our energy transition learning relay!

Energy Cities and Drift are launching an energy transition learning relay in the framework of the project TOMORROW. We believe there is the need, now […]

Get ready for the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020

Get ready for the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020

Which events to choose? We can help

This year, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place online from the 22nd to the 26th June. The EU Commission’s main event on […]

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