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 […]

18 Mar - 19 Mar

Avenue Thomas Edison 2, 7000 Mons, Belgium

European Summit of Regions and Cities

Get ready for the European Summit of Regions and Cities! Join us in the largest European gathering of local and regional representatives: the European Summit […]

10 Apr - 11 Apr

Grenoble, France

Resource efficiency, sufficiency and circular economy workshop

On the 10th and 11th of April 2024, a workshop on resource efficiency, sufficiency and circularity will be held in the city of Grenoble, France. […]

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On 16th of February, everyone turns off the lights!

07/02/2024

Don’t put away your candles after Valentin’s Day, you will need them for the Day of Energy Saving and Sustainable Lifestyles called M’illumino de meno […]
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Learn on innovative financing for your local energy & climate projects!

Learn on innovative financing for your local energy & climate projects!

PROSPECT+, capacity building for cities & regions, launches its final call!

31/01/2024

Since 2017, Energy Cities is a partner in the PROSPECT+ capacity-building programme on innovative financing, which has already empowered over 300 participants, equipping them with […]
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Sufficiency, the key to achieving a climate-neutral EU

Sufficiency, the key to achieving a climate-neutral EU

How the implementation of sufficiency measures at a local level can make cities, and therefore Europe, future-proof

17/01/2024

Do we really need to drive an SUV to travel for 5 km? Maybe – depending on where we live – we can bike, take […]
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Grenoble – Public services in the age of sufficiency

Grenoble – Public services in the age of sufficiency

How can a city rethink its public services to live withing planet boundaries

18/12/2023

From sectoral sufficiency to generalized sufficiency Across Europe, the energy crisis has made sufficiency the order of the day. In Grenoble, a French city that […]
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Sufficiency: the missing pillar for a resource-wise Europe 

Sufficiency: the missing pillar for a resource-wise Europe 

How local authorities are setting an agenda to reduce resource consumption and what Europe can do to help them

07/12/2023

Which strategy should we implement to meet climate targets? How can we make our cities more resilient? How to ensure everyone’s needs in a world […]
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Do you FEEL post-growth scarcity?  

Do you FEEL post-growth scarcity?  

A study visit in Valencia highlighted the importance of unlocking human power to respect planetary boundaries

29/11/2023

On November 7-8, 35 people from partners and stakeholders of the FEEL project, representing 8 countries, gathered in the Spanish city of Valencia to discuss […]
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No more advertising boards in public spaces…

No more advertising boards in public spaces…

And other tangible targets to cultivate climate consciousness among your city’s residents

14/11/2023

Find inspiration from a list of tangible targets for your city related to awareness-raising and prevention, inspired by citizens’ assemblies, local pacts and other projects across Europe.
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ENC’s Olinda, the city that continuously reinvents itself

ENC’s Olinda, the city that continuously reinvents itself

During the Energy Cities Forum in Modena, we embarked on a journey through urban regeneration for more sustainable cities

02/11/2023

Calvino’s invisible city of Olinda grows in concentric circles. You need a magnifying glass to appreciate all the features of this always-renewing city. The old […]
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One repair café per neighbourhood…

One repair café per neighbourhood…

And other tangible targets to make your local economy more circular

30/10/2023

Find inspiration in these examples of tangible targets for your city regarding circularity, inspired by citizens’ assemblies, local pacts and other projects across Europe.
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Travel to Thekla, where ongoing transformation defies destruction 

Travel to Thekla, where ongoing transformation defies destruction 

As part of Energy Cities’ inspirational day in Modena, we invite our city leaders on a journey to the fictional city of Thekla to discuss the challenges and opportunities of our city’s tomorrow

09/10/2023

On October 18th, city leaders will have the chance to convene in the magical city of Thekla, a city undergoing constant construction, as it follows an ever-evolving blueprint designed by the stars in the night sky.

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Frugal cities through Energy Efficiency and Low-tech communities
FEEL

How can you do more with less? European public authorities have to meet increasing demands, but with less money. Thinking bigger, the problem is also […]