28 Feb

PROSPECT+ replication webinar on innovative financing

There are many innovative financing instruments public authorities can use to speed up their energy transition. Because choosing the right option may be challenging at […]

07 May - 08 May

Rijeka, Croatia

Fossil-free heating and cooling workshop

On the 7th and 8th of May 2024, a workshop on fossil-free heating and cooling will be held in the city of Rijeka, Croatia. The […]

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Standardised Smart EPC contract and tender documentation

12/02/2024

The successful preparation and execution of Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) projects require the expertise and experience of project leaders representing a local authority. As technology […]
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Local strategic Heat Planning Poland Compressed

Local strategic Heat Planning Poland Compressed

Organized by KAPE, Forum Energii and Energy Cities

19/12/2023

The building’s sector accounts for 38 % of the total energy consumed in Poland and 33 % of energy-related emissions and makes up a large […]
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Europe’s leading climate cities need technological clarity – like no hydrogen in heating

15/12/2023

“From the Viennese perspective, achieving the energy revolution is crucial for achieving climate neutrality. But this is incredibly hard to do. It’s a very long […]
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How Munich’s Energy Transition is becoming the Everything Transition

12/12/2023

The notion of an isolated electricity, or even energy, transition in urban environments is obsolete. The interconnectivity of various issues, including mobility, waste management, housing, […]
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Exploring Isaura: Unveiling the path to a fossil-free future

Exploring Isaura: Unveiling the path to a fossil-free future

Isaura, Calvino's invisible city, provides a unique setting for cities to explore their transition from fossil fuels to renewables. In this fascinating journey, we dove into discussions and strategies that are reshaping our urban and district landscapes.

07/11/2023

Isaura, a city imagined by Italo Calvino, is a place where the hidden secrets of an underground lake reveal how to disconnect cities from fossil […]
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Travel to Isaura, where an underground lake shapes the city and its culture

Travel to Isaura, where an underground lake shapes the city and its culture

As part of Energy Cities’ inspirational day in Modena, we invite you on a journey to the fictional city of Isaura to unplug your city from fossil fuels at the source.

25/09/2023

On October 18th, travel from Modena to the fantastical city of Isaura, where the hidden secrets of an underground lake reveal how to disconnect your city from fossil fuels. 
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Member States must get ready for the new local heat and cooling planning obligation

Member States must get ready for the new local heat and cooling planning obligation

The EU and cities are preparing the ground to decarbonise Europe’s buildings but most Member States are missing in action

19/09/2023

Decarbonising Europe’s buildings is probably the biggest challenge of the energy transition. Not because they consume 43% of our energy and 36% of our greenhouse […]
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Thriving regions, stronger Europe

Thriving regions, stronger Europe

Energy Cities' top picks at the EU Week of Regions & Cities 2023

24/08/2023

From community energy to urban regeneration, heating decarbonisation and financing our events during the European Week of Regions and Cities offer great learning and networking […]
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“We no longer need a (gas) pipeline network in residential areas”

“We no longer need a (gas) pipeline network in residential areas”

One Swiss city is getting off gas because it is the easy thing to do

11/07/2023

Getting off gas begins with ambition. It was the citizens of Winterthur, Switzerland, not far from Zurich, who voted in favour of the city reaching […]

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Accelerating positive, clean energy districts (PCED) for cities’ transition towards climate neutrality and social justice across Europe The project’s overarching goals are to: make cities […]

REDI4HEAT

REDI4HEAT

Supporting the implementation of key EU legislations on heating and cooling
REDI4HEAT

Heating and cooling represent almost 50% of the EU energy demand and 80% of the energy consumption in households. Yet, it accounts for 40% of […]

SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE EU

Social Sciences and Humanities for Climate, Energy aNd Transport Research Excellence
SSH CENTRE EU

SSH CENTRE is a Horizon Europe project representing the cross-European Centre of Research Excellence for Climate-Energy-Mobility Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH). The project will engage […]

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