This document is a first practical guide on why and how we imagine that the EU City Facility model can be replicated at a regional, national or local level.
The EU has many funding sources and initiatives available to cities. They have their own focus, operational guidelines and requirements. This is a brief rundown of each of those programmes to help cities access the help they need in building a decarbonised, decentralised and democratised
After decades shaping energy and climate policies for a decentralised, democratic and decarbonised energy system, the next steps for cities is to transform their entire […]
2020 will forever be remembered as the year of the pandemic –
there is no escape from that. But while the pandemic forced changes on Energy Cities, just as it did for our member cities,
we continued to deliver on our promise to democratise,
decarbonise and decentralise the energy transition.
Local green deals vs local COPs: this could be a teaser for this publication… However, it would be too narrow in comparison to the overview […]
With this book the BEACON team seeks to convey the spirit of European collaboration and exchange on climate change to a wider audience of school […]
Over the past months, almost 200 local/regional authorities and agencies got to exchange and learn about innovative mechanisms to finance their sustainable energy and climate […]
The ambition of the European Union (EU) to be climate neutral by 2050 is an important element of the EU’s climate policy and contribution to […]
Innovative financing is often an option for local energy and climate projects, but cities and regions need to know better how to activate and use […]
Our network’s know-how is meant to be spread and shared with those who do, like us, aim for a radical shift in the energy system. In this section we have gathered free studies, reports and recommendations that we have authored or co-authored. Each publication will inspire and guide you in your energy transition work.