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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 […]

Two Energy Cities’ members take home sustainable mobility awards!

Two Energy Cities’ members take home sustainable mobility awards!

On March 20th 2017, the European Commission awarded our Swedish member Malmö with the European Mobility Week Award and the conglomeration of Brussels-Capital with the […]

New start for the European Energy Award®

New start for the European Energy Award®

25 years of experience, 1,397 municipalities participating, total population of 46 million involved, and now the Association European Energy Award AISBL which will take over […]

Blockchain and energy: a paradigm shift ?

Blockchain and energy: a paradigm shift ?

On 26 October, the conference office on studies of Tecsol “Photovoltaic self-consumption and Blockchain” was held in Paris. At this symposium, the Tecsol design office engineers unveiled […]

Pushing forward electro-mobility in Riga

Pushing forward electro-mobility in Riga

The city of Riga has been promoting electro-mobility since 2010 by purchasing electric cars for municipal services, developing public fast-recharging infrastructure in the city and […]

European Commission’s “Low-emission mobility strategy” highlights best transport practices of Energy Cities Members

European Commission’s “Low-emission mobility strategy” highlights best transport practices of Energy Cities Members

In its recently published climate and energy summer package, the Commission recognizes the key role of cities in delivering a low-emission mobility strategy for Europe, […]

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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