Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a HORIZON 2020 project, coordination and support action, aiming at supporting policy makers in the EU Member States in […]
The LIFE programme has been a valuable funding instrument for local authorities to fund best practice, pilot and demonstration projects in the field of energy […]
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 […]
I need to buy a new car next year. The Brussels region Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) means that my rather battered and polluting diesel 2008 […]
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 […]
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. […]
We are pleased to welcome Budapest back into our network. Everybody knows Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where the Danube splits in two, home to […]
Shortly before Spain has become one of the European countries most affected by Covid-19, the city council of Pamplona had advanced on two important milestones preparing the next decade. What will they become once the crisis is over?
How difficult it is to write an editorial in such a troubled period, in a deeply divided Europe. We are continuously bombarded with information and, […]
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 […]
As representatives of European local authorities, Energy Cities believes the European Green Deal, and more particularly the Climate Law, should provide a springboard for mainstreaming these new sustainable trends and practices.
With their shared envelope and multiple occupants and owners, deep retrofit of condominiums presents particular challenges. These require recognition in policy at the EU and national level in order to develop the ‘enabling environment’ required to accelerate deep retrofit.
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.