14 Feb

Leveraging on co-creation to decarbonise heating systems

Decarbonisation is often seen as a matter of political will. However, ambitious policies need adhesion from citizens to be successful and impactful – hence the key role of co-creation. This is what we will explore in this capacity-building session.

14 Mar

Empowering citizens for the heat transition

How to make sure that the transition is inclusive? What are the best ways to favour and support citizen initiatives and engagement? In this capacity-building session we will bring concrete examples of citizen empowerment to go further in the heating and cooling decarbonisation.

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Stories of Change – Energy Cities’ Impact Report 2022

02/02/2023

“Staying on course for our mission amidst somuch turmoil requires a great deal of agility and humility, as we need to constantly recalibrate the tools, […]
News
Launch of the EU Energy Communities Map

Launch of the EU Energy Communities Map

Whether you are looking for an overview of Europe's energy communities, willing to discover the energy communities around you, or part of an energy community yourself... This map is for you!

30/01/2023

The European Commission’s Energy Community Repository has just launched its interactive map of energy communities in Europe. Based on an inventory created by the EU-funded […]
Webinar recordings
Heat decarbonisation through heat communities

17/01/2023

Energy communities are getting more and more attention, as a tool to empower citizens and accelerate the decarbonisation. However, it is often about electricity: what […]
News
“Collective mobilisation is the key to success in tackling the climate crisis”

“Collective mobilisation is the key to success in tackling the climate crisis”

What we can learn from 6 cities that are designing their energy transitions from the bottom up

02/01/2023

Three years ago, six cities joined the TOMORROW project to design ambitious energy transitions involving everyone in their cities. What can we learn from their process and achievements?
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A Map to Tomorrow

A Map to Tomorrow

Key learnings from the TOMORROW project and its efforts to design the energy transition from the bottom-up in 6 cities

09/12/2022

In this publication, you will find all you need to know about the three year project TOMORROW and how its 6 cities engaged citizens and stakeholders in their energy transitions and roadmaps to climate neutrality.
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From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

Transitional urbanism in the cities of today and tomorrow

08/12/2022

For the fourth webinar organised by the Fair economies Hub, we welcomed three speakers from three different countries: based in Paris, Dickel Bokoum from La […]
News
How to build a successful team… to make your city’s transition happen

How to build a successful team… to make your city’s transition happen

You want to set up a transition team in your city but don't know where to start? Here is what you need to know.

18/11/2022

For your city's transition to be successful, it is crucial to set up a transition team that is focused on involving key people across society who are essential to reducing the city's emissions.
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Designing Participatory Processes for Just and Climate-Neutral Cities

Designing Participatory Processes for Just and Climate-Neutral Cities

Methodological Guidelines for Transition Management

02/11/2022

This guide supports policy workers in (European) cities who want to design a transformative and participatory process for realising just and climate-neutral cities.
News
The strength of Brașov’s energy transition? Getting everyone on board.

The strength of Brașov’s energy transition? Getting everyone on board.

How a city in Romania is designing its transition from the bottom up

24/10/2022

The Green Cities Forum in Brasov showcases the city’s commitment to the energy transition and gives visibility to its roadmap to climate neutrality developed in the TOMORROW project.
News
What you need (to boost your community energy project), do you know we’ve got it?*

What you need (to boost your community energy project), do you know we’ve got it?*

The EU's Energy Communities Repository has a diversified technical assistance scheme for you

19/10/2022

Support from experts, national capacity-building activities, peer-learning… The Energy Communities Repository, funded by the European Commission, offers support to energy communities regardless of their development […]

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CLIMABOROUGH

Bridging the gap between the design and implementation of urban innovations for climate change adaptation and mitigation CLIMABOROUGH is designed to field test the ClimHub, […]

SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE EU

Social Sciences and Humanities for Climate, Energy aNd Transport Research Excellence
SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE is a Horizon Europe project representing the cross-European Centre of Research Excellence for Climate-Energy-Mobility Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH). The project will engage […]