Mannheim – where citizens are empowered to experiment and innovate

About methods and spaces for social innovation

Green Cities Forum: advancing inclusive transitions

When talking about Climate Neutrality, the Cities of TOMORROW speak the same language

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Jakuta Imširović

“Our priority for it is to be just.”

Interview with Jakuta Imširović, expert associate for environmental efficiency, City of Zenica (BiH)

ArcelorMittal Steelworks is not only a big employer in the city of Zenica in Bosnia and Herzgowina. The international steel producer is also responsible for a big part of the city’s major problem: air pollution. Learn about how a city with heavy industry can drive the energy transition.

Carmen Castells and Fernando González

Valencia aiming for 100 energy communities by 2030

Interview with Carmen Castells and Fernando Gonzalez

Until now, Valencia with its 800.000 inhabitants may be more known for its mild climate and lovely beaches than for its incredibly collaborative and forward-looking energy policy. In part 2 of our ECF collaboration lab series, we dive into Valencia’s impressive efforts to involve the local community in energy and climate matters.

C.Palma, V.Cammarota, L.Aquaviva

Energy community: each group has a different way to look at it.

Interview with public and civil activists in the Metropolitan Area of Naples

In the region of Naples, four small municipalities team up for the energy transition so as to make their place attractive for current and future generations. In this episode, we talked to three people who are very much pushing for collaborative actions between the 4 cities and civil society.

From citizen engagement to citizen ownership – Living Street in Turin
Turin - Italy

From citizen engagement to citizen ownership – Living Street in Turin

Sustainable Building Facilitator
Brussels Capital Region - Belgium

Sustainable Building Facilitator

A powerful tool for the Region's 2050 Renovation Strategy

One-Stop-Shop for energy home renovation
Aradippou - Cyprus

One-Stop-Shop for energy home renovation

Involving and rewarding citizens

From Ideas to Action: Supporting municipalities, schools and national governments in the transition to climate neutrality

From Ideas to Action: Supporting municipalities, schools and national governments in the transition to climate neutrality

BEACON Final Report

Examples of successful local climate change mitigation measures can be found all across Europe. Municipalities, local communities, and younger generations are shaping the path towards […]

From Action to Impact : Supporting municipalities, schools and national governments in the transition to climate neutrality

From Action to Impact : Supporting municipalities, schools and national governments in the transition to climate neutrality

BEACON Final Brochure

Accompanying the BEACON project’s final report From Ideas to Action, which provides an overview of the successes and learnings of the project, this interactive brochure […]

Local PACTs

Local PACTs

How municipalities create their own COP21

Local green deals vs local COPs: this could be the teaser of this publication… However, this would be too narrow for the purposes of this […]

Balkan Solar Roofs

Balkan Solar Roofs

Campaigning and training for the production of community-owned energy in the Balkans

Balkan Solar Roofs

This ambitious project will empower three city administrations to enable and inspire 500 new solar roof installations by 2024. The three participating cities are Poreč […]

EUCityCalc

EUCityCalc

European City Calculator: Prospective modelling tool supporting public authorities in reaching climate neutrality

EUCityCalc

Meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement and ensuring that Europe becomes the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, requires European cities to be in the […]

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