Policy brief: A call for local liberties

Policy brief: A call for local liberties

by Claire Roumet, Executive director of Energy Cities A battle of figures and concepts is being fought in Brussels and the UN negotiations. Now is […]

Covenant Cities in the Spotlight: And the winners are… [drum roll]

Covenant Cities in the Spotlight: And the winners are… [drum roll]

Yesterday, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete announced the winners of the first ever Covenant Cities in the Spotlight awards at the European […]

Artificial Intelligence – the next frontier for local energy transition

Artificial Intelligence – the next frontier for local energy transition

From drones, self-driving cars and robot vacuum cleaners sweeping our homes to chatbots answering our service requests, artificial intelligence (AI) is already appearing more and […]

Energy Renovation Match-making Forum in Paris

Energy Renovation Match-making Forum in Paris

A Match-making Forum on energy retrofitting was held on 27 February in Paris as part of the ACE-Retrofitting project. Here are some highlights of this […]

A Good summer energy in Bielsko-Biała!

A Good summer energy in Bielsko-Biała!

The Beskids Festival of Good Energy – 6th edition of a very popular and recreative festival on energy, environmental and climate protection – took place […]

Local currencies, a necessary energy transition tool

Local currencies, a necessary energy transition tool

Used as an alternative to the euro in a given locality, a city or a region, complementary local currencies help strengthen, enrich and preserve exchanges […]

The Energy Transition Chronicles: Behind the scenes of successful energy transition processes

The Energy Transition Chronicles: Behind the scenes of successful energy transition processes

Energy Cities’ publication “The Energy Transition Chronicles”, driving you behind the scenes of successful local energy transition processes, is now available in English. The cities […]

Tbilisi (Georgia): energy policy for the people

Tbilisi (Georgia): energy policy for the people

Back in the 1990s Georgia made first steps towards energy efficiency through small-scale donor supported programs. Since then, a lot has changed and climate and […]

Energy Cities’ photo contest: Discover Brussels’ new urban artwork!

Energy Cities’ photo contest: Discover Brussels’ new urban artwork!

On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Energy Cities organised a photo contest in the beginning of the year. Brussels (Belgium), Heerlen (the Netherlands) and […]

Frankfurt-am-Main: Germany’s economic capital city aims at a 95% CO2-emission reduction by 2050

Frankfurt-am-Main: Germany’s economic capital city aims at a 95% CO2-emission reduction by 2050

Frankfurt-am-Main is considered a leading city at global level from its economic power and cultural richness. EU’s 3rd business city has also been an energy […]

Biking in Bielsko-Biala (PL): a city on the move

Biking in Bielsko-Biala (PL): a city on the move

After the campaign “Save energy, protect the climate”, the municipality of Bielsko-Biala continues its way to sustainability with “BBbike”, a new self-serviced bike rental system.BBbike […]

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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