How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

Get insights from practitioners during the ACE-Retrofitting Conference

According to Eurostat 2017, 42% of the European population currently live in flats (condominiums, multi-owned properties, tenements, social housing, etc.). Retrofitting condominiums (tenements and flatted […]

Plymouth: citizen-led approaches to municipal retrofit

Plymouth: citizen-led approaches to municipal retrofit

A lasting relationship built between City Council and residents

Guest author Laura Williams works for Carbon Co-op, a UK-based energy services and advocacy co-operative. Like Energy Cities, the organisation is part of the mPower […]

Cadiz joins Energy Cities’ community!

Cadiz joins Energy Cities’ community!

Fair energy and climate actions in the focus

The city of Cadiz in the very South of Spain joins Energy Cities network in October. This vibrant city of 117.000 inhabitants has made significant […]

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 […]

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 […]

Energy Cities welcomes 4 new member cities

Energy Cities welcomes 4 new member cities

The cities of Krizevci, Vienna, Valencia and Vilvoorde join the Energy Cities’ network!

The Energy Cities community has recently welcomed some new members. We are very happy and proud to have Krizevci, Vienna, Valencia and Vilvoorde among us! […]

How Münster´s sufficiency strategy helped to overcome three universal challenges

How Münster´s sufficiency strategy helped to overcome three universal challenges

No transformation without a vision

The city of Münster has bold 2050 goals: being almost climate neutral while reducing their final energy consumption by 50% and their GHG emissions by […]

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 […]

This small town model will improve energy efficiency in your buildings!

This small town model will improve energy efficiency in your buildings!

Aradippou's financing solutions for energy efficiency actions

Located at the outskirts of Larnaca (Cyprus), Aradippou is a small town with a big vision. Thanks to its size, its homogeneous building stock and […]

Tampere cuts energy costs in buildings by 50%

Tampere cuts energy costs in buildings by 50%

After the TARMO+ project promoting low-energy and carbon solutions in residential housing, last June Tampere welcomed an open house event in two recently retrofitted buildings as part […]

Copenhagenize your streets, Paris-ize your buildings, Ghent-ize citizen participation!

Copenhagenize your streets, Paris-ize your buildings, Ghent-ize citizen participation!

About cities and towns’ amazing willingness to change for the better. Anyone who already visited Copenhagen would have been amazed by the local bicycle culture. […]

Spain: new policy, new energy for cities

Spain: new policy, new energy for cities

Guest article by Fernando Ferrando, President of Fundación Renovables

Spain recently made quite remarkable strides in the energy domain. The country’s newly created Ministry for Ecological Transition is headed up by Teresa Ribera, an […]

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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