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Repair and Prepare / Recovery and Resilience / Nextgeneration EU

Repair and Prepare / Recovery and Resilience / Nextgeneration EU

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

No, this is not a crossword or a list of possible hashtags but the names of the proposals made by the European Commission on 27th […]

New handbook on citizen finance out!

New handbook on citizen finance out!

Step-by-step guidelines on energy cooperatives and crowdfunding

Over the three past years, almost 200 local or regional authorities from he EU, including many Energy Cities members, took part in the H2020 PROSPECT’s […]

A Climate Pact for Luddites

A Climate Pact for Luddites

How the Green Deal’s most ambitious element connects everything - including Zoom calls, Ada Lovelace and Frans Timmermans

“Jim, you’re on mute.” “We can see you talking Jim, but we can’t hear you.” “I’ll send Jim a message that he hasn’t turned on […]

4 Steps to Building a Renovation Wave

4 Steps to Building a Renovation Wave

Key lessons from renovation pilot projects in Europe

The Renovation Wave is the key pillar of the Green Deal. If successful, it can transform Europe’s environmental performance, drastically improve the health and well-being […]

Governing energy transitions in cities

Governing energy transitions in cities

Join our energy transition learning relay!

Energy Cities and Drift are launching an energy transition learning relay in the framework of the project TOMORROW. We believe there is the need, now […]

Get ready for the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020

Get ready for the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020

Which events to choose? We can help

This year, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place online from the 22nd to the 26th June. The EU Commission’s main event on […]

Our analysis of the EU recovery package

Our analysis of the EU recovery package

Big figures can only have a big impact if the real actors of the economy are involved

Last week, the European Commission published its long awaited proposal for a recovery plan. According to the EU executive branch, this major plan is supposed […]

How to develop district heating systems?

How to develop district heating systems?

An online guide is available to local authorities

The Interreg HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) project has just published a comprehensive online guide on district heating. It will support cities and towns […]

Organising a city-wide discussion on climate neutrality

Organising a city-wide discussion on climate neutrality

Lessons learnt from Nantes Metropolis' "Great Debate"

In February 2020, the pilot cities of TOMORROW (Nis, Dublin, Brasov, Brest and Valencia) gathered in Nantes to participate in a training with the aim […]

“Carbon budgets” or “Climate-proofed budgets”?

“Carbon budgets” or “Climate-proofed budgets”?

Our new briefing helps cities navigate science-based targets approaches

When talking about how to align cities policies with the EU decarbonisation objectives, we often hear the words “science-based targets”, “carbon budgets” or “climate-proofed budgets”. […]

European City Facility – First call for applications is open

European City Facility – First call for applications is open

Submit an application to get funding for your sustainable energy investment concept!

The European City Facility supports municipalities (local authorities) and their groupings from the EU-27 and the UK in developing investment concepts for sustainable energy. The […]

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Two fights at a time: Cities’ combined responses to the sanitary and climate crises

Local actions for a greener & healthier future!

After almost 3 months, most European cities are now slowly coming out of lockdown, trying to instil some “normality” back into their citizens’ life. At […]

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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