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Our Cooperation labs bring cities and citizens together

Liège is undergoing a process of democratisation, relocation and decarbonisation of its food system

Local production will meet 50% of the city’s needs while fulfilling ideal ecological and social conditions

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Community energy from scratch

Voices from the ECF collaboration lab

2020 was a tough year and never before has the need for local resilience and solidarity been stronger. One extraordinary means for increasing solidarity while […]

Nathalie van Loon

Urban commons and empowered cities

Nathalie van Loon, project leader on the commons at City Council of Amsterdam

This time we take a look at the democratic potential of the urban commons. The commons are those resources we all share and use like […]

Tine de Moor

“We have lost a lot of our capacity to cooperate.”

Tine de Moor, academic historian, University of Utrecht

Sometimes it’s good to look into history when we want to better see the future. That’s why we’ve interviewed the Belgian academic historian Prof. Tine […]

One-stop-shop Riga
Riga Energy Agency - Latvia

One-stop-shop Riga

Covering 50% of the renovation cost with a municipal pilot fund

One-stop-shop Litoměřice
Litoměřice - Czech Republic

One-stop-shop Litoměřice

Connecting with the Smart city strategy

One-stop-shop Mantova
Mantova - Italy

One-stop-shop Mantova

Coordinating deep renovation process

Agenda for a transformative decade

Agenda for a transformative decade

Energy Cities' 2030 agenda

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 […]

Success Stories from PROSPECT

Success Stories from PROSPECT

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 […]

Community Energy

Community Energy

A practical guide to reclaiming power

The energy transition needs you Welcome to your community energy handbook. This is your go-to guide, packed with instructions, practical tips and resources, to build […]

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 […]

Path2LC

Path2LC

Public Authorities together with a holistic network approach on the way to low-carbon municipalities

Path2LC

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 […]

EUKI Living Streets

EUKI Living Streets

How 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.