Three years ago, the municipality of Växjö was sued by the national competition authority for requiring city owners to connect to its local district heating […]
Last Friday, less than a week before the release of the state of the Energy Union report, Energy Cities teamed up with the key four […]
Energy Cities responded to the European Commission consultation on the new Energy Market Design, running until the end of October 2015. In our view, the new energy market design should ensure equal treatment and non-discrimination for all market players, be it private companies or energy citizens.
What are the crunch issues of the current and future EU Agenda for cities committed to the energy transition? Read this editorial by Claire Roumet, […]
The Covenant of Mayors initiative, launched in 2008, was born intrinsically linked to the European Union’s 2020 climate and energy package. Close to 6,500 signatory […]
In the latest issue of Energy Cities INFO magazine, the mayors of Figueres (Spain), Växjö (Sweden) and Milton Keynes (UK) express their expectations as regards […]
At the end of 2014, the European Parliament published a report on the European Energy Security Strategy focusing on diversifying import routes for fossil fuels. It however […]
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) […]
This Thursday, 26 March, about thirty mayors from European capitals and big cities gathered in Paris, which is to host the COP21 in December. Amongst […]
Thursday 26 February 2015 ‘Cities are key to the establishment of the Energy Union project’ said Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič yesterday at a high-level […]
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.