Unlocking investments in cities: Review of ELENA-EIB projects in Barcelona, Bristol, Malmö, Paris and Brussels-Capital Region

Unlocking investments in cities: Review of ELENA-EIB projects in Barcelona, Bristol, Malmö, Paris and Brussels-Capital Region

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 […]

Energy transition, a true vitamin cocktail for the local economy!

Energy transition, a true vitamin cocktail for the local economy!

In its study “Economic impact of the energy transition at local level”, Energy Cities identified mechanisms through which energy transition measures stimulate the local economy. […]

Energy Cities members commit to city-to-city cooperation as a key tool for the energy transition

Energy Cities members commit to city-to-city cooperation as a key tool for the energy transition

Ahead of the COP21 to be held in December 2015, Energy Cities’ members commit to sharing their knowledge, expertise and vision with cities around the […]

In North America, Vancouver aims to become the first green city by 2020!

In North America, Vancouver aims to become the first green city by 2020!

There is a kind of competition between very big cities… As Copenhagen announced its ambition to run on 100 % renewable energy by 2025, Mayor of […]

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 […]

Litoměřice, the next Czech post-carbon city

Litoměřice, the next Czech post-carbon city

While it has traditionally been relying on coal combustion for most of its energy use, the city is now taking steps towards a low-carbon future. […]

“We need your positive energy”: EU Commission Vice President Šefčovič meets Energy Cities mayors

“We need your positive energy”: EU Commission Vice President Šefčovič meets Energy Cities mayors

Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič held an exchange of views with Energy Cities Board of Directors on 6 March 2015, one week […]

Frankfurt-am-Main: Germany’s economic capital city aims at a 95% CO2-emission reduction by 2050

Frankfurt-am-Main: Germany’s economic capital city aims at a 95% CO2-emission reduction by 2050

Frankfurt-am-Main is considered a leading city at global level from its economic power and cultural richness. EU’s 3rd business city has also been an energy […]

Liège, partner city of the new Smart City Institute

Liège, partner city of the new Smart City Institute

vendredi 13 février 2015 Hosted in the Management School of the University of Liege (HEC-ULg) and in the continuation of the activities led by the […]

“No energy transition without citizens” – Interview with Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet

“No energy transition without citizens” – Interview with Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet

“There is no energy transition without citizens”, says Energy Cities’ Executive Director Claire Roumet in an interview with Revolve where she explains how we can […]

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015: How can you get involved as a local authority?

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015: How can you get involved as a local authority?

The dates are set for the 2015 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week: this year, EUSEW will take place from 15 to 19 June. […]

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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