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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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Accelerate smart city innovation in local governance and financing: Get a grant thanks to Scalable Cities!

Accelerate smart city innovation in local governance and financing: Get a grant thanks to Scalable Cities!

The EU's Scalable Cities initiative has opened its first call for applications to get an Action Grant.

13/06/2022

The Scalable Cities Action Grant is a financial tool to support the replication of measures already successfully tested in Smart Cities and Community projects. It […]
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European City Facility: A new call for applications with EUR 3 million for local sustainable energy investments plans

07/06/2022

The European City Facility (EUCF), coordinated by Energy Cities, opens a 4th call for applications today, with a budget of almost 3 million aimed to support 48 […]
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Frugal and (self) sufficient cities, by will or by force!

Frugal and (self) sufficient cities, by will or by force!

The exploratory webinar series of the ‘Resource-wise and socially-just local economies’ Hub

31/05/2022

The ecological emergency, exacerbated by the economic backlashes of the war in Ukraine, requires structural changes of our production and consumption patterns. However, until today, […]
Advocacy
Cities as firefighters lacking ladders and lances facing energy and social crises

04/04/2022

Eckart Würzner, Mayor of Heidelberg and President of Energy Cities addressed the letter below to the EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira, calling […]
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Entrenching the just transition into the EU Green Deal

Entrenching the just transition into the EU Green Deal

The Social Climate Fund at the service of a place-based transition

18/02/2022

EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira made it very clear in her speech presenting the 8th Cohesion report last week: “For far too […]
Advocacy
Entrenching the just transition into the EU Green Deal

Entrenching the just transition into the EU Green Deal

The Social Climate Fund at the service of a place-based transition

18/02/2022

The Social Climate Fund proposal has been designed to compensate energy price increases. Its potential would be much greater if it was turned into a […]
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Meet you climate and energy goals with reduced dependence on subsidies

13/01/2022

The climate targets are increasingly ambitious and the scale of the challenge faced by local and regional authorities all across Europe requires increased use of […]
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PROSPECT+, capacity building for cities & regions, launches its 2nd edition!

PROSPECT+, capacity building for cities & regions, launches its 2nd edition!

Increase your capacity in innovative financing by joining our new learning programme!

22/11/2021

Cities are the main contributors to pollution and climate change, but they also have the power and opportunity to deliver the highest energy savings and […]

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EU City Facility

EU City Facility

Financial support and services to cities’ sustainable energy projects
EU City Facility

The mission of the EUCF is to build a substantial pipeline of sustainable energy investment projects across cities in the EU, by providing targeted financial, […]

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

ORFEE

ORFEE

Office of Renovations and Financings for Energy Efficiency
ORFEE

The project aims to set-up a shared resource platform for third-party financing companies (STF) acting as One-Stop-Shops: The Office of Renovations and Financings for Energy […]

Zero Carbon Cities

Zero Carbon Cities

New climate change targets in line with the Paris Agreement
Zero Carbon Cities

The URBACT Zero Carbon Cities project is led by Manchester. Seven European cities are involved in this project : Bistrita (Romania) Frankfurt am Main (Germany) […]