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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! […]

What “Mix and Move” means in the mobility field in Europe!

What “Mix and Move” means in the mobility field in Europe!

“Mix and Move” is the theme of the European Mobility Week from 16 to 22 September, focusing this year on multimodality and the mix of […]

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. […]

How deep is your love…for cars? Hamburg’s methods to reduce emissions

How deep is your love…for cars? Hamburg’s methods to reduce emissions

Germans are a truly cool people, but when it comes to their cars, some of them can’t take a joke. Germans love their BMWs, VWs […]

Rennes Métropole takes up the challenge of a local … and collective energy transition – Interview with Olivier Dehaese

Rennes Métropole takes up the challenge of a local … and collective energy transition – Interview with Olivier Dehaese

The City of Rennes and Rennes Métropole have, for several decades, been involved in developing an ambitious energy and climate policy aimed at reducing CO2 […]

What Vienna and Igoumenitsa tell us about using streets differently

What Vienna and Igoumenitsa tell us about using streets differently

The two cities won the European Mobility Week Award!

Last week, the European Commission announced the winners of the European Mobility Week Award 2017 and 6th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP). Vienna […]

How to finance your SECAP: Join the PROSPECT EU-wide peer-to-peer learning programme

How to finance your SECAP: Join the PROSPECT EU-wide peer-to-peer learning programme

Securing financing for sustainable energy projects remains a great challenge for most EU local authorities. Energy Cities is a partner of the new European H2020 […]

Electric car sharing scheme is coming to Christchurch

Electric car sharing scheme is coming to Christchurch

A reduction in emissions, more efficient use of vehicles and publically available car sharing will be delivered as part of a 100% battery electric car […]

Cities need support for clean air measures: Energy Cities President meets German chancellor Merkel

Cities need support for clean air measures: Energy Cities President meets German chancellor Merkel

Today, Energy Cities’ President and Mayor of Heidelberg, Dr. Eckart Würzner, meets with German chancellor Angela Merkel during the National Municipal Summit. During the event, […]

Smart mobility projects as change-makers? Outcomes from workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria

Smart mobility projects as change-makers? Outcomes from workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria

Common problems and joint solutions for smart mobility and citizen engagement were at the focus of a thematic workshop in Sofia in the framework of […]

Show your support to an EU Cycling Strategy!

Show your support to an EU Cycling Strategy!

The European Cyclist’s Federation (ECF) has launched a campaign for an EU Cycling Strategy. The aim of this campaign is to include the development of a dedicated EU […]

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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