Energy Cities Conference 2019 : Save the date and get inspired!

Energy Cities Conference 2019 : Save the date and get inspired!

Join us in Heidelberg for next year’s major event and discover the ICCA 2019, the International Conference on Climate Action! Save the date now: 22-24 […]

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 […]

Support a fair energy transition by sharing your city’s experience

Support a fair energy transition by sharing your city’s experience

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams” – Herb Caen […]

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 ! […]

Free training on innovative financing

Free training on innovative financing

2 weeks left to apply

The call for applications for the second learning cycle of PROSPECT is open! All representatives from local and regional authorities are invited to sign up, as […]

Copenhagenize your streets, Paris-ize your buildings, Ghent-ize citizen participation!

Copenhagenize your streets, Paris-ize your buildings, Ghent-ize citizen participation!

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. […]

Serious play: a game-changer for local climate action?

Serious play: a game-changer for local climate action?

Games are meant to entertain us. But can we have fun while improving our abilities to learn, make decisions and collaborate to bring forward the […]

Artificial Intelligence – the next frontier for local energy transition

Artificial Intelligence – the next frontier for local energy transition

From drones, self-driving cars and robot vacuum cleaners sweeping our homes to chatbots answering our service requests, artificial intelligence (AI) is already appearing more and […]

Road to a replication strategy in our follower cities: Intensive Lab Session in Santiago de Compostela

Road to a replication strategy in our follower cities: Intensive Lab Session in Santiago de Compostela

On the 5th and 6th June, the city of Santiago de Compostela organised the first Intensive Lab Session, within the project Smarter Together. The goals […]

#rennes2018 conference about sharing responsibilities in a radically new energy system

#rennes2018 conference about sharing responsibilities in a radically new energy system

Energy Cities’ Annual Conference 2018 was hosted in France by the City and Metropolitan Area of Rennes, from 18-20th April. The most valuable outcomes as […]

Blockchain and energy transition – what challenges for cities? Find out in our newly released publication!

Blockchain and energy transition – what challenges for cities? Find out in our newly released publication!

Energy blockchain experiments and pilots are multiplying, driven by tech-savvy entrepreneurs. It looks like the new technology is disrupting the energy system from Spain to […]

Like a too long winter

Like a too long winter

by Claire Roumet, Executive Director of Energy Cities The energy climate reminds me of the present weather conditions: a long, almost never-ending winter seems to […]

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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