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 […]
New Covenant of Mayors was officially launched and endorsed on the occasion of the Joint Covenant of Mayors & Mayors Adapt Ceremony held on 15 October […]
The National Awarding Committee unanimously recognised the merit of the city of Lorient’s application, which testifies to the dynamism that the city has long shown […]
Hundreds of city representatives flocked to the European Parliament yesterday 15 October for the 2015 Covenant Ceremony launching the New Integrated Covenant of Mayors for […]
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.
Energy Cities published a review of the projects undertaken in the cities of Paris, Malmö (in association with Lund and Helsingborg), Barcelona, Bristol and Brussels-Capital […]
More than 1,000 energy cooperatives created 51% of renewable energy capacity is owend by citizens (40%) and farmers (11%) Since 2007, about 170 municipalities have bought back the grid from […]
In the course of the past few decades, new players have entered the energy management arena, in what could be characterised as a new era […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Energy Cities contributed to the public consultation on approach of the European Investment Bank to Climate Action. The consultation was launched as part of the EIB’s desire […]
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.