There is no excuse for weak EU National Energy and Climate Plans

There is no excuse for weak EU National Energy and Climate Plans

NECPs are the new framework in which EU Member States will have to design their Paris-proof energy and climate transition

Through the recently launched LIFE PlanUp project, Energy Cities and its civil society and research partners across Europe will closely track the so-called NECP process […]

Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply

Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply

Register to the workshop in Ettlingen

Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, no longer simply acting as planning authorities but […]

Solarclick collaboration keeps local energy transition turning in Brussels

Solarclick collaboration keeps local energy transition turning in Brussels

What is the most daunting thing about the shared energy transition currently underway? It may be the exponential rate at which it needs to scale […]

Last chance to join our P2P learning cycles on innovative financing!

Last chance to join our P2P learning cycles on innovative financing!

The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT was launched on January 16th. Visit the project website and don’t miss this last opportunity to join […]

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 […]

These are the 10 trends reshaping climate and energy policies

These are the 10 trends reshaping climate and energy policies

What will change in livelihoods, energy markets and policy frameworks in the future?

The impacts of climate change are already felt today in Europe and across the globe. But a changing climate is not the only variable that […]

Energy Cities Conference 2019 : Save the date and get inspired!

Energy Cities Conference 2019 : Save the date and get inspired!

Join us in Heidelberg for next year’s major event and discover the ICCA 2019, the International Conference on Climate Action! Save the date now: 22-24 […]

The top 13 values that bind Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers (POTEs)

The top 13 values that bind Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers (POTEs)

Catching the sense of community

By Carine Dartiguepeyrou and Christiane Maurer “A value is a human quality to which we attribute importance, which we express by means of what we […]

Support a fair energy transition by sharing your city’s experience

Support a fair energy transition by sharing your city’s experience

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams” – Herb Caen […]

Ready for a collaborative adventure in sustainable energy?

Ready for a collaborative adventure in sustainable energy?

Do you believe that participatory processes can help you achieve better outcomes and more effective sustainable energy policies ? Yes ? Then take a look at this game book ! […]

Free training on innovative financing

Free training on innovative financing

2 weeks left to apply

The call for applications for the second learning cycle of PROSPECT is open! All representatives from local and regional authorities are invited to sign up, as […]

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. […]

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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