19 May

Energy Transition Roadmapping Masterclass #2

Join us for the TOMORROW Energy Transition Roadmapping Masterclass, an intensive peer-learning programme for elected officials, civil servants and civil society actors working on energy transition governance processes in (their) cities.

10 Jun

Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change

Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change is an URBACT funded action planning network helping seven cities with the transition to Zero Carbon, led by Manchester […]

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“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

“Local transition plans are also about cultural change”

Take-aways from Energy Cities' Forum sessions on Future-proof governance

05/05/2022

Energy Cities’ Hub “Future-proof local governance” aims to rethink the governance of transition strategies by setting up long-term local partnerships and trying out new participatory […]
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Community-building around a transition roadmap: “Accepting early drop-out is part of the success.”

Community-building around a transition roadmap: “Accepting early drop-out is part of the success.”

Interview with Anne-Claire Urvoas (City of Brest) and Alejandro Gomez Gil (Valencia Clima i Energia)

26/04/2022

How do you engage individuals and local organisations in the energy transition? What does it need to make them allies in the journey towards greener […]
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Inspiring cities to test new governance compasses

Inspiring cities to test new governance compasses

Setting up long-term local partnerships and trying out new participatory processes to transform local ecosystems

11/04/2022

Empowering local players, making wise use of our resources and living within our planet’s boundaries requires sound, democratic decision-making processes.   We, at Energy Cities, are […]
Interviews
Co-creating the 2050 vision for one’s city: How do Valencia and Dublin do that?

Co-creating the 2050 vision for one’s city: How do Valencia and Dublin do that?

Interview with Katie Harrington (Codema) and Jordi Peris Blanes (Valencia City Council)

31/03/2022

The City of Valencia and Dublin County are both on an ambitious trajectory: Not only do they aim for becoming greener and fairer cities by 2050. But also, they do push beyond their comfort zone by designing their roadmap with a big variety of stakeholders. During this talk we learnt so much about this very creative vision-building in times of climate urgency.
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Heritage-led regeneration to fall back in love with our historic centres

Heritage-led regeneration to fall back in love with our historic centres

The importance of connecting local actors and creating the right entrepreneurial framework

08/02/2022

Despite Covid, we still remember how nice it is to wonder in a historic area in awe of old buildings, ancient monuments, traditional shops…But sometimes, […]

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Energy Communities Repository

Launched by the European Commission, the Energy Communities Repository aims to support and monitor energy communities’ activities across Europe, within the framework of a just […]

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