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Blockchain: bringing cooperation to the energy market

Blockchain: bringing cooperation to the energy market

Think of an ant hill. Imagine hundreds, thousands of little self-organised insects moving in all directions, some of them handing tiny pieces of leaves over […]

Interview: Is the energy transition still making the Franco-German heart leap?

Interview: Is the energy transition still making the Franco-German heart leap?

In the past, France and Germany made very different political choices. Today, however, a convergence of their objectives is giving new life to the Franco-German […]

Greater Geneva : a cooperative cross-border area

Greater Geneva : a cooperative cross-border area

The Swiss partners from the Cantons of Vaud and Geneva and their French counterparts have devised a shared vision of their territory’s development combining mobility, […]

Lisbon : City administration and citizens working together to improve life in sensible urban areas

Lisbon : City administration and citizens working together to improve life in sensible urban areas

Several years ago, the City of Lisbon launched the BIP/ZIP strategy, aiming to promote social and territorial cohesion, active citizenship, self-organisation and community participation. The […]

United in Diversity? What Europe can do with its energy policy

United in Diversity? What Europe can do with its energy policy

By Claire Roumet and Dirk Vansintjan Republished from Euractiv – 13 sept. 2017 As the energy market is being shaken up by the arrival of […]

Creation of a new city partnership in Greece and Cyprus for future smart city developments

Creation of a new city partnership in Greece and Cyprus for future smart city developments

Energy Cities was invited to participate to a networking meeting last March in Athens between the Municipalities of Aradippou (Cyprus) and Nafplio, Elefsina and Rafina-Pikermi (Greece). The aim of the meeting – […]

The Union of Communities of Armenia joins Energy Cities !

The Union of Communities of Armenia joins Energy Cities !

We are very happy to welcome the Union of Communities of Armenia (UCA) as a new collective member of Energy Cities. The Union, established in 1997, represents […]

Site visit – Condominium energy retrofitting in Paris : It takes trust, entrepreneurship and ambition!

Site visit – Condominium energy retrofitting in Paris : It takes trust, entrepreneurship and ambition!

On the occasion of the kick-off meeting of ACE-Retrofitting – Interreg North-West Europe, the Paris Climate Agency (Agence Parisienne du Climat – APC) organised in cooperation with […]

Covenant of Mayors: A high-level ceremony to launch the 2nd phase of the initiative in the Eastern Partnership countries

Covenant of Mayors: A high-level ceremony to launch the 2nd phase of the initiative in the Eastern Partnership countries

On 26-27 October, more than 350 representatives of central, regional and local authorities gathered in Yerevan, Armenia, to launch new EU initiatives in support to […]

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 […]

Boosting cooperation between cities: #Bornova 2016 conference success

Boosting cooperation between cities: #Bornova 2016 conference success

At our Annual Conference in Bornova (Turkey), Mayors of cities in Europe and its Mediterranean neighbourhood have committed to acting together to ensure an energy […]

Polish-German city cooperation: promoting low emission actions on a local level

Polish-German city cooperation: promoting low emission actions on a local level

Our collective member PNEC (Polish Network of Energie Cités) initiates German-Polish city partnerships to foster exchange of experiences and solutions on the road to a […]

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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