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4 Steps to Building a Renovation Wave

4 Steps to Building a Renovation Wave

Key lessons from renovation pilot projects in Europe

The Renovation Wave is the key pillar of the Green Deal. If successful, it can transform Europe’s environmental performance, drastically improve the health and well-being […]

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 […]

How to develop district heating systems?

How to develop district heating systems?

An online guide is available to local authorities

The Interreg HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) project has just published a comprehensive online guide on district heating. It will support cities and towns […]

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 […]

Decarbonisation strategies: harvesting local potential

Decarbonisation strategies: harvesting local potential

Our take on the latest edition of the Decarb Cities Conference

How to ensure cities can cover their energy needs while maintaining air quality, reducing the effect of heat islands and therefore contributing to the fight […]

The high cost of pointlessly burying the potential of deep geothermal in France

The high cost of pointlessly burying the potential of deep geothermal in France

Deep geothermal energy in Strasbourg is a potentially game-changing resource that can provide low carbon heat and electricity to homes and industry as well as […]

Get ready to #ShowShareShake

Get ready to #ShowShareShake

Discover the Cities & Citizens Energy Forum’s side events!

Last week, we opened registration to our annual conference, the first Cities & Citizens Energy Forum. As you know, this year Energy Cities will celebrate […]

Toolbox, newest generations of heat networks, and how ordinary people can boost the local energy transition

Toolbox, newest generations of heat networks, and how ordinary people can boost the local energy transition

You missed our latest webinars ? Don't panic, the recordings are now online.

At Energy Cities, we regularly organises webinars as part of projects we are involved in. Last month, we held 3 webinars on various topics. Their […]

How to improve your city’s heating and cooling sector?

How to improve your city’s heating and cooling sector?

Check out these free resources and training opportunities!

Energy Cities is involved in the projects HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) and Hotmaps, aiming at making heating and cooling greener and more efficient/affordable […]

Heating and cooling planning: a “must have” for all cities!

Heating and cooling planning: a “must have” for all cities!

Heating and cooling goes hand to hand with urban planning.

Heating and cooling (H&C) is a major topic for the decarbonisation of the European energy system, and it goes hand to hand with urban planning. […]

HOTMAPS: transform your city’s energy future!

HOTMAPS: transform your city’s energy future!

A new open source online software for heating&cooling planning

Currently, Europe is using around half on its energy consumption for heating and cooling (H&C). The sector relies mostly on fossil fuels and it is […]

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 […]

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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