In a constantly evolving policy context, the Covenant of Mayors Community has been achieving great results. Supported by the Covenant of Mayors Office with capacity-building […]
Located at the outskirts of Larnaca (Cyprus), Aradippou is a small town with a big vision. Thanks to its size, its homogeneous building stock and […]
After the TARMO+ project promoting low-energy and carbon solutions in residential housing, last June Tampere welcomed an open house event in two recently retrofitted buildings as part […]
About cities and towns’ amazing willingness to change for the better. Anyone who already visited Copenhagen would have been amazed by the local bicycle culture. […]
Spain recently made quite remarkable strides in the energy domain. The country’s newly created Ministry for Ecological Transition is headed up by Teresa Ribera, an […]
In the middle of the night of 19th to 20th June, a final agreement between the Council, the Parliament and the European Commission was reached […]
At the beginning of June, the city of Cadiz was awarded with the Transformative City award for its action plan against energy poverty. The plan was developed […]
We are often told that putting all eggs into one basket is risky. Well, there are some baskets doing actually very well. Read this story […]
At 4 am this morning, the EU institutions reached an agreement on a key component of the Energy Union, the regulation on the Governance of […]
In an open letter sent to the German Minister for Energy and Economy, Peter Altmaier, our president and lord mayor of Heidelberg, Eckart Würzner, calls on Germany to champion a strong and robust energy efficiency policy for Europe through the future Energy Efficiency Directive.
As follow-up to the EUROSTAT accounting rules decision last year, a new guide has been published by EIB, Commission and Eurostat : “The Practitioners’ Guide on […]
The City of Rennes and Rennes Métropole have, for several decades, been involved in developing an ambitious energy and climate policy aimed at reducing CO2 […]
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.