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Energy Cities goes to Marseille

Energy Cities goes to Marseille

A breath of fresh air at 40 degrees

It happens to everyone: sometimes, we focus so much on projects, policy files and deadlines that we forget to breathe, look around, and talk with […]

New guidebook

New guidebook

How cities can unleash the power of community energy

The community energy landscape in Europe has been radically transformed by the Renewable Energy Directive. The new landscape will only be fully mapped as communities […]

EU-US cooperation

EU-US cooperation

Unconventional energy stories from four “allied cities”

“Energy Allies” is the name of a two-year EU-funded project that supports transatlantic experience sharing between EU and US cities. In Europe, the French city […]

Unprecedented show of ambition from Mayors across Europe on a shared energy transition

Unprecedented show of ambition from Mayors across Europe on a shared energy transition

More than 200 cities asked EU leaders for far greater ambition in cutting carbon emissions

More than 50 Energy Cities members have signed a joint letter to EU leaders for far greater ambition in cutting carbon emissions. The letter calls […]

Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Be inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe

Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, not just by acting as planners but by […]

Franco-German Energy Transition Week

Franco-German Energy Transition Week

Local authorities and national leaders commit to the Energy Transition

The inaugural Franco-German Energy Transition Week (January 17th to 27th) was a rousing success combining action at the highest levels of government with a huge array of […]

Citizens should not be in the background

Citizens should not be in the background

Transatlantic city exchange on energy democracy

The energy transition in a global economy can only be successful if individuals change. And individuals change when encouraged and the right incentives are provided […]

The top 13 values that bind Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers (POTEs)

The top 13 values that bind Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers (POTEs)

Catching the sense of community

By Carine Dartiguepeyrou and Christiane Maurer “A value is a human quality to which we attribute importance, which we express by means of what we […]

Policy brief: A call for local liberties

Policy brief: A call for local liberties

by Claire Roumet, Executive director of Energy Cities A battle of figures and concepts is being fought in Brussels and the UN negotiations. Now is […]

How can local Franco-German cooperation accelerate the energy transition?

How can local Franco-German cooperation accelerate the energy transition?

Through dialogues, exchanges, meetings, mobilisation of territories as in the TANDEM project or during the conference on the pioneering territories of the energy transition held […]

Ready for a collaborative adventure in sustainable energy?

Ready for a collaborative adventure in sustainable energy?

Do you believe that participatory processes can help you achieve better outcomes and more effective sustainable energy policies ? Yes ? Then take a look at this game book ! […]

19 cities and community organisations distinguished for the Franco-German Energy Transition Week

19 cities and community organisations distinguished for the Franco-German Energy Transition Week

At the “Pioneering energy transition territories in France and Germany” conference held in Montreuil (FR) on 5th and 6th September, 19 cities and community organisations […]

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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