New report: Leveraging the activism of civil society

Energy transition lessons from the EU and US

Women and energy

Can renewable energy communities contribute to the empowerment of women?

All against energy poverty

A look back at the "Right to energy" forum

Democratic transition factory

Democratic transition factory

Involving citizens in Europe's energy transition

In this study, we identified cities with pioneering participatory initiatives. The objective is to highlight innovative practices to understand the evolution of the role of cities and the modifications of the dynamics between players. Similarly, we seek to understand what implications these new practices have for energy transition policies and what lessons can be learned from them.

Blockchain and energy transition

Blockchain and energy transition

What challenges for cities?

The opportunities and potential issues of blockchain technology for local authorities will be addressed. We will also look ahead to determine whether and when mass use of this technology at the local level could be viable.

Local energy ownership in Europe

Local energy ownership in Europe

An exploratory study of public initiatives in France, Germany and the United Kingdom

The debate on local energy governance involves a multitude of concepts whose content is not always very clear. Notions such as “re-municipalisation”, “devolution”, “ownership” or energy “democratisation” have become strong symbols, rallying cries for a more political and local vision of the energy transition.

mPOWER

mPOWER

Municipal action, public engagement: routes to local energy ownership

mPOWER

When it comes to managing the energy transition the need for municipally-owned energy has never been clearer. In recent years we have seen some successes of local energy ownership. However, the sharing of these experiences has been limited, and they have tended to remain local and specific.