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Resilient cities #2: Bristol, Toronto and El Hierro aim for self sufficiency

Resilient cities #2: Bristol, Toronto and El Hierro aim for self sufficiency

According to the World Health Organisation, “resilient and empowered communities respond proactively to new or adverse situa- tions, prepare for economic, social and environmental change and […]

Resilient cities #1: Developing new forms of governance

Resilient cities #1: Developing new forms of governance

Fostering resilience is a community matter. French journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin states: “On the ground, those projects that are performing the best are […]

When waste isn’t waste: How a city can regenerate its resources

When waste isn’t waste: How a city can regenerate its resources

Excerpt from Energy Cities INFO #43 by Fiona Woo, Policy Officer – Climate and Energy, World Future Council. The World Future Council brings the interests of […]

Energy Cities’ Photo Contest: And the winners of urban art pieces are…

Energy Cities’ Photo Contest: And the winners of urban art pieces are…

On the occasion of its 25th Anniversary, Energy Cities launched a Photo Contest that was open to all members of the network. From 15 January […]

A warm welcome to our new member cities and Board of Directors!

A warm welcome to our new member cities and Board of Directors!

Since the latest General Assembly, Energy Cities is proud to have welcomed 18 new members from 10 different countries. New members Aradippou (Cyprus)Clermont Communauté (France)Epernay (France)Ettlingen Stadtwerke (Germany)Faaborg Midtfyn (Denmark)Hadera (Israel) […]

Lausanne explores the geothermal option for its 2000-watt eco-disctrict

Lausanne explores the geothermal option for its 2000-watt eco-disctrict

As one of the main axes of Lausanne’s large urban-planning project called Métamorphose, the Plaines-du-Loup eco-district, the construction of which is due to start in 2017 on a […]

“Happy Birthday Energy Cities!” – Stefan Scheuer, Coalition for Energy Savings

“Happy Birthday Energy Cities!” – Stefan Scheuer, Coalition for Energy Savings

Energy Cities is bringing fresh wind to the energy transition since 25 years It has become clear that Europe must hurry up to get away […]

Juncker Plan: European Parliament decides to support local energy efficiency projects!

Juncker Plan: European Parliament decides to support local energy efficiency projects!

This was a great week for energy efficiency in the European Parliament. The ITRE committee (Industry, Research and Energy) voted the ring-fencing of EUR 5 […]

LIFE+ for the Energy and Climate Plan of Essonne County (France)

LIFE+ for the Energy and Climate Plan of Essonne County (France)

The French Essonne County, Energy Cities member since 2006, has just published an inspiring summary of the results achieved during its participation in the LIFE+ CLIMATE […]

France-Germany: The energy transition to boost EU’s economy

France-Germany: The energy transition to boost EU’s economy

Could the Franco-German couple push the Juncker Plan to support investment in energy efficiency and renewables? This is what the French and German Ministers for […]

Tuesday 7 April 2015 Paul Voss and Euroheat & Power wish a happy birthday to Energy Cities!

Tuesday 7 April 2015 Paul Voss and Euroheat & Power wish a happy birthday to Energy Cities!

http://www.energy-cities.eu/-25-years-of-Energy-Cities- Happy Birthday to an Old Friend! Since my first steps in the world of district energy networks 4 years ago, I have found Energy […]

Breaking news: #COP21 cancelled as cities have put the world back on track

Breaking news: #COP21 cancelled as cities have put the world back on track

At an emergency press conference organised this morning, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced the amazing news: local authorities have won the fight against climate […]

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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