After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.
Started in February 2022, SHARED GREEN DEAL brings together 22 leading organisations from across the EU including eight universities, three research institutions, eight network organisations […]
NetZeroCities (NZC) is part of the Horizon 2020 Reseach and Innovation Programme in support of European Union’s Green Deal. It will support Europe in its […]
Meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement and ensuring that Europe becomes the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, requires European cities to be in the […]
Scalable Cities is a city-led initiative with the aim to engage in a collaborative effort stakeholders, policy makers, industries, researchers and citizens. It works to create […]
The overarching objective of the PATH2LC project is to support policy makers and public authorities at local level in the transition process towards a low […]
The URBACT Zero Carbon Cities project is led by Manchester. Seven European cities are involved in this project : Bistrita (Romania) Frankfurt am Main (Germany) […]
What is TOMORROW? TOMORROW is a Horizon 2020 funded project, aiming at empowering local authorities to lead the transition towards low-carbon, resilient and more liveable […]
Through projects Energy Cities challenge the way we deal with energy in all spheres of a city. They are a great opportunity to fund unheard-of urban practices and to experiment with other cities. The successful solutions that our projects produce are blueprints for peers facing similar challenges. Participation of cities in EU-funded projects is also essential to demonstrate policy-makers how the locally-based energy transition can be a reality.
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