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#EUSEW: Stronger together: community-based renewable energy projects for a just and green transition

The European Sustainable Energy Week will take place soon! Bioenergy Europe, Energy Cities and Solar Heat Europe therefore invite you to our joint session on […]

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Sobriety and resilience at the heart of decentralised cooperation between Montpellier and Tlemcen

Sobriety and resilience at the heart of decentralised cooperation between Montpellier and Tlemcen

‘Setting the table’ for cities to make progress with energy-climate initiatives

28/07/2022

‘Setting the table’ for cities to make progress with energy-climate initiatives If you are travelling through Provence this summer, perhaps you will see, as I […]
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“Imagine the city we want”

26/07/2022

Op-ed by Sandra Vlašić, UNDP Wordsmith The UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, that recently took place in the Polish city of Katowice, has concluded on showing […]
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Why new forms of local governance for energy and climate action?

05/07/2022

To succeed in climate neutrality, we need to accelerate the pace of implementation. The required technologies are mostly there. We see that the bottleneck lies […]
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Shaping local governance to achieve climate neutrality

Shaping local governance to achieve climate neutrality

Set up local processes and partnerships that will facilitate your city's transition to climate neutrality!

23/06/2022

Cities that want to become climate neutral face a delicate challenge. Invisible at first sight, it is nonetheless a key success factor: local governance! How […]
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Innovative financing schemes: Become a mentor city in the PROSPECT+ peer-learning programme!

Innovative financing schemes: Become a mentor city in the PROSPECT+ peer-learning programme!

An opportunity to share your experience on implementing innovative financing schemes & gain visibility for your municipality or region!

22/06/2022

After the first fruitful learning cycle where nine mentors from across Europe shared how they have implemented innovative financing schemes in their municipalities or regions, […]
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Energy renovation in France: Third-party financing companies and their partners join forces in the SERAFIN network

17/06/2022

In order to join forces and share their experiences widely to contribute even more to the massification of energy renovation on a national scale, the […]
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Get ready to embark on a new journey through the Energy Cities’ Hubs

Get ready to embark on a new journey through the Energy Cities’ Hubs

In our Hubs' online event series, we will discuss on how cities can make climate neutrality a reality!

13/06/2022

Save the dates and join this new online event series to be updated on the latest strategies and tools to boost resilience and foresight actions! […]
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“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

Take-aways from Energy Cities' Forum sessions on Future-proof governance

05/05/2022

Energy Cities’ Hub “Future-proof local governance” aims to rethink the governance of transition strategies by setting up long-term local partnerships and trying out new participatory […]
Interviews
Co-creating the 2050 vision for one’s city: How do Valencia and Dublin do that?

Co-creating the 2050 vision for one’s city: How do Valencia and Dublin do that?

Interview with Katie Harrington (Codema) and Jordi Peris Blanes (Valencia City Council)

31/03/2022

The City of Valencia and Dublin County are both on an ambitious trajectory: Not only do they aim for becoming greener and fairer cities by 2050. But also, they do push beyond their comfort zone by designing their roadmap with a big variety of stakeholders. During this talk we learnt so much about this very creative vision-building in times of climate urgency.
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Liberating Ties*

Liberating Ties*

Policy op-ed by Claire Roumet

17/03/2022

Our Ukrainian members are going through living hell. The Mayors have become Generals organising civil defence and running essential public services, when they can. Their […]

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Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The world's largest movement for local climate and energy action.
Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

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.

PROSPECT+

PROSPECT+

Capacity building for cities and regions - from learning to action!
PROSPECT+

A capacity-building programme on innovative financing, by and for EU cities and regions

HUB-IN

HUB-IN

Hubs of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Transformation of Historic Urban Areas
HUB-IN

HUB-IN promotes urban transformation and regeneration of historic urban areas (HUA) using as main catalyst the innovation and entrepreneurship, while preserving the unique identity of […]

EUKI Living Streets

EUKI Living Streets

How to experiment new forms of city life
EUKI Living Streets

Based on the experience gained by Ghent’s Living Streets and the lessons learnt from the EU funded project Living Streets, this new project will support additional cities from Croatia, Greece and Portugal to develop and implement their Living Streets concept.