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Governing energy transitions in cities

Governing energy transitions in cities

Join our energy transition learning relay!

Energy Cities and Drift are launching an energy transition learning relay in the framework of the project TOMORROW. We believe there is the need, now […]

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Local actions for a greener & healthier future!

After almost 3 months, most European cities are now slowly coming out of lockdown, trying to instil some “normality” back into their citizens’ life. At […]

Leuven and Poreč join Energy Cities

Leuven and Poreč join Energy Cities

Meet our new members!

We are very happy to welcome the city of Leuven (Belgium) and Poreč – Parenzo (Croatia) to our network. Both municipalities are committed to advancing […]

How can Europe emerge stronger out of the current crisis?

How can Europe emerge stronger out of the current crisis?

Our letter to the President of the European Commission

Energy Cities’ President addressed a letter to the European Commission President von der Leyen to present our solution, in order to ensure economic recovery and […]

Making the street of your dream a reality

Making the street of your dream a reality

More Living Streets to take place in Croatia, Greece and Portugal!

In time of “social distancing”, discussions on how to adapt and improve local approaches to urban planning are more relevant than ever. The EUKI Living […]

Locked down but powered up!

Locked down but powered up!

Weekly live chats for members to celebrate our 30th anniversary

What a peculiar year for our network to turn 30th! At a time when social distancing is required, collective intelligence is more important than ever. […]

Two Swedish cities explore collective self-consumption and new electricity market models

Two Swedish cities explore collective self-consumption and new electricity market models

Tamarinden, the new smart neighbourhood of Örebro

The Swedish city of Örebro is developing a new residential neighbourhood: Tamarinden. It will benefit from innovative solutions enabling the buildings and their tenants to […]

How to roadmap the transition to climate-neutral cities?

How to roadmap the transition to climate-neutral cities?

Methodological guidelines to support cities

Over the past months, the research institute DRIFT (our partner in the project TOMORROW) worked on methodological guidelines to support cities in  developing a transition […]

9,700 European local governments, 47% less CO2 emissions by 2030

9,700 European local governments, 47% less CO2 emissions by 2030

2019 European Covenant of Mayors report is out!

As part of the European Covenant of Mayors movement, cities and towns are taking energy and climate action to secure a better future for their […]

Help build the EU’s Climate Pact

Help build the EU’s Climate Pact

Consultation launched on how cities will form the foundation of the EU's Climate Pact

A broad consultation on the proposed Climate Pact has been launched by the European Commission. The Climate Pact is one of the strategic pillars of […]

On the road to climate neutral cities

On the road to climate neutral cities

3 lessons from Leuven

In the city of Leuven in Belgium, over 500 public organisations, businesses and citizens  united behind a roadmap towards zero-carbon emissions in 2050. In 2019, […]

Energy Cities launches podcast

Energy Cities launches podcast

City Stories coming to your earbuds

Energy Cities’ podcast is for those who want to learn how cities go about with the energy transition. The challenge is big, but there are so many new, collaborative practices that emerge and that make this challenge fun and feasible. Each month we invite passionate European guests from different horizons and sectors who dedicate much of their time to making the energy transition more democratic.

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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