Peter Schilken

Project Management

Peter speaks English, French, German


Before joining Energy Cities in 1996, he was the executive director of a small energy consultancy office in Hannover and lecturer at the Technical University of Hannover.

Acting as coordinator of the Display® Campaign since its beginning in 2003, Peter possesses technical skills and an experience of more than 35 years in energy auditing and certification,  and integration of renewable energy in buildings and in renewable energies and urban planning in general. He has organized numerous study tours in a many Energy Cities’ members. He is a fount of knowledge for Energy Cities’ staff.

As a francophile German, he is the driving force of Energy Cities’ Franco-German projects, « TANDEM » and « Semaine franco-allemande de la transition énergétique/deutsch-französische Energiewendewoche ».

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Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Remunicipalisation: yes you can!

Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, not just by acting as planners but by […]

Energy efficiency implemented too slowly in Europe

Energy efficiency implemented too slowly in Europe

More than 1.100 experts from all 28 EU Member States were consulted about the relative progress in energy policies of their own countries in the […]

“Energy transition” vs “Energiewende”

“Energy transition” vs “Energiewende”

A meeting of French and German local authorities

More than fifty years ago, the Elysée Treaty laid the foundations for a unique cooperation between France and Germany. In the field of energy, the two countries have chosen different paths: Germany has decided on its Energiewende while France has wanted a public debate before proposing an energy transition law.
It is in this context that a meeting of French and German cities was organised on the theme of the energy transition.

Intracting

Intracting

Internal performance contracting

This financing scheme « Intracting » makes it possible to implement cost-effective energy saving measures regardless of the municipality’s budget ary constraints, therefore contributing to improving the municipality’s financial situation.

Territorial plan for Climate-Energy and Klimaschutzkonzept

Territorial plan for Climate-Energy and Klimaschutzkonzept

Context and practices in France and Germany

Energy policy and climate protection are issues that are addressed at global level, and particularly at European level.
In the field of energy, two countries have become driving forces for the energy transition in Europe by engaging in similar processes: Germany with its “Energiewende”, and France with its “Transition énergétique”.