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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 […]

Geneva (CH) says no to fossil energy!

Geneva (CH) says no to fossil energy!

In an official statement, the SIG (Geneva Industrial Services) has pledged that all the electricity they will supply as of January 2017 will be 100% […]

On the way to energy democracy

On the way to energy democracy

On the road away from Paris, the urge to accelerate the green transition of our energy system is no longer disputed. The technology is ready […]

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 […]

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, […]

High-performance renovation of schools : a toolkit to do much better

High-performance renovation of schools : a toolkit to do much better

It’s time for summer holidays and school buildings’ renovation! Did you know that thanks to an holistic approach, you can reduce their energy consumption by […]

Riga to support the energy renovation of 6,000 houses

Riga to support the energy renovation of 6,000 houses

6,000 houses (12M m2) should benefit from comprehensive energy renovation starting in the Latvian capital city. The municipality has created a revolving fund linked to […]

The Energy Union badly needs a “revolution from below”

The Energy Union badly needs a “revolution from below”

In Italy, experts are talking about the emergence of a “revolution from below”, steered by local authorities which have helped the country increase its share […]

Odense (DK) : Training craftsmen to accelerate the energy transition

Odense (DK) : Training craftsmen to accelerate the energy transition

It all started with the observation that encouraging owners to renovate their houses was quite a challenge.What is the best way to provide incentives? How […]

EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change

EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change

Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will combine efforts and leadership to accelerate climate action at the local level worldwide. The world’s two […]

#Democracy – Making the city “an open transformation platform”

#Democracy – Making the city “an open transformation platform”

Interview of Carlos Moreno, a Franco-Colombian university professor.This humanist-scientist is renowned for his expertise of the “human smart city” concept. Energy Cities is promoting a […]

Energy Efficiency and ESCO financing: Niš LE(A)DS the way

Energy Efficiency and ESCO financing: Niš LE(A)DS the way

The Serbian city of Niš will achieve 23% energy savings on its public lighting using ESCO funding and technical assistance from the European Bank for […]

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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