Energy Cities goes to Marseille

A breath of fresh air at 40 degrees

The youth revolution

Policy brief by Claire Roumet

Loos in transition
Loos-en-Gohelle - France

Loos in transition

Loos-en-Gohelle replacing coal-mining with renewable energy sources!

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency
Ivanic Grad - Croatia

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency

Demonstrating citizens’ engagement
Pamplona - Spain

Demonstrating citizens’ engagement

Local energy and climate roadmaps

Local energy and climate roadmaps

Five city vision for 2050

Planning for 2050 is happening now in European cities. These examples show how cities are redefining urban climate and energy governance and citizen participation in designing an ambitious mid-century future, and will hopefully inspire European leaders to design together with their citizens Europe’s Paris-proof energy transformation by 2050.

Living streets, from citizen engagement to citizen ownership

Living streets, from citizen engagement to citizen ownership

A guidebook for municipalities

Living Streets is a real-life experiment whereby residents can temporarily transform their street into the sustainble place they have always dream of.
A Living Street allows to set the imagination free to find alternatives that transform the public space and strengthen the collective dynamic. It is an urban laboratory tackling diverse issues such as mobility, urban agriculture, local economy, solidarity, social cohesion, culture, leisure, sport and health.

Low Energy Cities

Low Energy Cities

A high quality of life for all

The “factor 4” by 2050 city will of course be quite different from the city as we know it today, not necessarily in terms of its physical aspect –
because of the inertia of property and street networks – but more in the way people live and use the city.

IMAGINE

IMAGINE

The Energy Future of our Cities

IMAGINE

Energy Cities started the IMAGINE initiative in 2006 as a follow-up of a discussion with member cities interested in the long-term perspective and a visioning approach of energy and territorial issues.

ENGAGE

ENGAGE

... and achieve your city's energy & climate objectives

ENGAGE

Having signed the Covenant, Mayors commit to “mobilise the civil society in (our) geographical areas to take part in developing the Action Plan”.ENGAGE is all about encouraging individuals to play their part!

Living Streets

Living Streets

Make the city of tomorrow visible today!

Living Streets

Living Streets is a real-life experiment whereby each year, for two months, residents can temporarily transform their street into the sustainable place they have always dreamed of. Each of these living labs explores a new urbanism with fewer cars and more social interaction. Living Streets is (…)