Transition cities: from black to green

There is life after coal!

On the rise: 328 Mayors now calling for a peak in emissions next year

Joint letter against the background of discussions around a "net zero EU" by 2050

New guidebook

How cities can unleash the power of community energy

Loos in transition
Loos-en-Gohelle - France

Loos in transition

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

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance
Munich - Germany

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance

Mapping renewable energy potential
Dublin - Ireland

Mapping renewable energy potential

How cities can back renewable energy communities

How cities can back renewable energy communities

Guidelines for local and regional policy makers

Community energy can encompass a number of different aspects and activities. Attempts to define the concept have been made. by various organisations, which defines it as “the economic and operational participation and/or ownership by citizens or members of a defined community in a renewable energy project.”.

Governance and Vision

Governance and Vision

Visions of cities towards a low-energy future

Imagine, life is great! We have created resilient cities independent of fossil fuel that are vibrant, prosperous places to live, work and grow. Everyday people walk or bike safely to their jobs and have access within walking distance to all their daily needs because we have built human-scale neighbourhoods.

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.

P.O.T.E.s – Ordinary Energy Transition Pioneers

The POTEs concept emerged simultaneously in two French regions – Franche-Comté and Bourgogne – in 2013 during the national debate on the energy transition, following […]

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Together towards sustainable, climate-resilient and vibrant cities.

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.

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.