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Local energy transition: French & German Covenant Clubs have recommendations to make for their governments!

Local energy transition: French & German Covenant Clubs have recommendations to make for their governments!

On the occasion of a meeting last October in Ettlingen, the French & German Covenant of Mayors Clubs started working on a joint declaration, which […]

Croatia’s first local energy revolving fund is in Koprivnica!

Croatia’s first local energy revolving fund is in Koprivnica!

When it comes to energy efficiency and innovative financing solutions, the city of Koprivnica is one the leading local authorities in Croatia. Together with its […]

The EU in Dutch hands: A semester of opportunities!

The EU in Dutch hands: A semester of opportunities!

Since January, the Netherlands are holding the six-months EU presidency as part of a rotating system amongst the EU member states. The Dutch agenda will […]

Energy Cities’ members delivering on their Covenant of Mayors CO2 reduction commitments

Energy Cities’ members delivering on their Covenant of Mayors CO2 reduction commitments

In the aftermath of the UN climate conference in Paris, we are proud to show that Energy Cities’ members are at the forefront of climate […]

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 […]

Frederikshavn, Denmark: Mobilising savings ‘sleeping’ on citizens’ bank accounts

Frederikshavn, Denmark: Mobilising savings ‘sleeping’ on citizens’ bank accounts

Local banks in the city of Frederikshavn confirm that citizens have never had such large savings on their accounts as they have today. However, it […]

Energy efficiency: Rustavi among the best municipalities in Georgia

Energy efficiency: Rustavi among the best municipalities in Georgia

Our member city of Rustavi, together with other Covenant of Mayors signatories from Georgia, has been recently awarded for its local actions for energy efficiency. […]

What we achieved in 2015

What we achieved in 2015

The UN climate summit in Paris was a milestone in a long year of silent revolutions: 2015 is a turning point for empowering territories in […]

City of Parma encourages citizens to undertake energy renovation work in their homes

City of Parma encourages citizens to undertake energy renovation work in their homes

The municipality of Parma (Italy) has the ambition to reduce the cost of energy and energy poverty on its territory, while improving its citizens’ quality […]

Paris climate agreement: Words needing strong action

Paris climate agreement: Words needing strong action

The UN Climate conference COP21 is over. And now? What remains of the euphoria that filled the plenary hall at the end of two intense […]

COP21 – Takeaways from week 1: Cities, power and Hollywood stars!

COP21 – Takeaways from week 1: Cities, power and Hollywood stars!

As the second week kicks in, we thought the time was ripe to share some first impressions! Energy Cities’ Board members have filled their COP21 agenda with […]

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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