Litoměřice, the next Czech post-carbon city

Litoměřice, the next Czech post-carbon city

While it has traditionally been relying on coal combustion for most of its energy use, the city is now taking steps towards a low-carbon future. […]

EIB should increase its focus on energy efficiency and renewables at local level

EIB should increase its focus on energy efficiency and renewables at local level

Energy Cities contributed to the public consultation on approach of the European Investment Bank to Climate Action. The consultation was launched as part of the EIB’s desire […]

Welcome to smart houses! Helsinki (Finland)

Welcome to smart houses! Helsinki (Finland)

The first residents moved into the new smart houses in the Helsinki district of Kalasatama at the end of February. This district is the first […]

“We need your positive energy”: EU Commission Vice President Šefčovič meets Energy Cities mayors

“We need your positive energy”: EU Commission Vice President Šefčovič meets Energy Cities mayors

Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič held an exchange of views with Energy Cities Board of Directors on 6 March 2015, one week […]

EEFIG report identifies ways to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments

EEFIG report identifies ways to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments

Friday 27 February 2015 On 26 February, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) co-convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative launched its […]

Liège, partner city of the new Smart City Institute

Liège, partner city of the new Smart City Institute

vendredi 13 février 2015 Hosted in the Management School of the University of Liege (HEC-ULg) and in the continuation of the activities led by the […]

“No energy transition without citizens” – Interview with Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet

“No energy transition without citizens” – Interview with Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet

“There is no energy transition without citizens”, says Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet in an interview with Revolve where she explains how we can […]

The « Energy Union » should be grounded in today’s reality

The « Energy Union » should be grounded in today’s reality

An “Energy Union” is the European Commission’s next big project. Whom and what will it unify? And what type of energy is it focusing on? […]

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.

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