Cities take actions to exit energy poverty

These innovative practices & projects will inspire you!

Breaking the poverty cycle

Ingredients for a local strategy against energy poverty

“It can feel to people like everything is against them.”

Interview with Prof. Dr. Lucie Middlemiss about energy poor and why they should be involved in policy-making

inspiring minds View all portraits
Verena Stoppel and Bernhard Klassen

Fearless innovation in Munich’s neighbourhoods

Interview with Verena Stoppel and Bernhard Klassen from City of Munich

Since 2016, Munich turned two of its neighbourhoods into a laboratory: over a bit more than 4 years, 20 million euros were invested in testing smart city solutions.

Etienne Vignali

“Smart, yes, but there is a huge challenge related to data quality.”

Interview with Etienne Vignali, SPL Lyon Confluence

What once was a logistics and industrial site with a rather bad reputation has become one of Europe’s biggest urban renewal projects. Create thriving places without overshooting the ecological ceiling: how far is Confluence today from meeting this objective?

Donna Gartland

“It’s about understanding what’s important to citizens in Dublin.”

Interview with Donna Gartland, CEO of CODEMA

In this episode Donna Gartland explains what changes can be expected in the city and describes how she and her team trigger conversations with citizens around very abstract topics such as district heating using waste heat from data centres.

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

Retrofit one-stop-shops: Study inventory of best practices

Retrofit one-stop-shops: Study inventory of best practices

Extensive analysis of the existing energy efficiency services operators and long-term financing schemes

This report offers an in-depth analysis of different aspects of the existing retorfit one-stop-shop pilot models and the services they offer to homeowners. These features are presented with reference to the steps of the one-stop-shop “customer journey”.

Finance your sustainable and climate action:   Experience from 195 public authorities in your hands for learning and replication

Finance your sustainable and climate action: Experience from 195 public authorities in your hands for learning and replication

A comprehensive guide

Innovative financing is often an option for local energy and climate projects, but cities and regions need to know better how to activate and use […]

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 […]

Decarb City Pipes 2050

Decarb City Pipes 2050

Transition roadmaps to energy efficient, zero-carbon urban heating and cooling

Decarb City Pipes 2050

Climate urgency calls on all political levels to act more stringent and faster. This proposal is the first to unite cities across Europe to work […]

Cities4PEDs

Cities4PEDs

Exploring city levers to enable Positive Energy Districts (PEDs) across diverging contexts

Cities4PEDs

Brussels, Vienna and Stockholm jointly investigate how cities can adapt and use their planning and implementation instruments so that urban development results in neighbourhoods that produce more energy than they consume.

POWER UP

POWER UP

The catalyst for social innovation in the energy market

POWER UP

This project will help furthering the knowledge around the entrepreneurial opportunities and social benefits of a local energy market