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Monday 19 June 2017

#EUSEW17 starts today, Come and meet us !
By Floriane Cappelletti | 72 visits
The EUSEW Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas, while networking events forge alliances.
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Thursday 15 June 2017

Inventive measures and tools to accelerate cities’ energy transition: Lisbon and Stuttgart in the spotlight!
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 321 visits
Cities keep their course! Cities from all across the world are busy outlining roadmaps and masterplans defining the kind of energy transition they are keen to deliver: 100% renewable or climate neutral by 2050. But 2050 is now!
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lundi 12 juin 2017

#maketheplanetgreatagain through mobilising ALL stakeholders
By Claire Roumet | 271 visits
This is how it is. The United States, the world’s second largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions, has announced its withdrawal from the first multilateral agreement on climate change signed by 195 countries. An agreement that reminds us of our shared responsibility and commits each country to imagining its OWN path towards ensuring a “liveable” planet.
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Friday 2 June 2017

Mr Trump, cities won’t change their course! #makeourplanetgreatagain
By Miriam Eisermann | 1036 visits
What cast a cloud since the last US Presidential elections, has become real yesterday evening: Donald Trump officially announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Energy Cities President Eckart Würzner, the Mayor of the German city of Heidelberg reacted with disappointment, but not discouragement.
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Monday 29 May 2017

Carine Dartiguepeyrou: Accelerating the future
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 468 visits
Carine Dartiguepeyrou, a political scientist and foresight specialist, helps private and public institutions change their paradigms and come up with their visions of the future. Her latest book is entitled “Le futur est déjà là” (The future is already here). She also made a speech at Energy Cities’ Stuttgart conference entitled “What future for the ecological transition in an accelerating world?”.
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Thursday 18 May 2017

Learn more about the Renewable Energy Horizon Prizes
By Oana-Mihaela Mihalache | 701 visits
The European DG of Research and Innovation (RTD) is organizing on 22 of June, during the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, a conference to present and give more information about two prizes using EU funding for innovative approaches to integrate solar energy into historical buildings and for using renewable energy in hospitals.
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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Horizon 2020 and Smart Cities: Our recommendations for the work-programme 2018-2020
By David Donnerer | 771 visits
The EU Horizon 2020 programme and the Smart Cities & Communities initiative have been two important funding instruments for local energy and climate action in the past years. As the EU Commission is preparing its work-programme for the funding period 2018-2020, Energy Cities provides key recommendations to enable Horizon 2020 and Smart Cities & Communities to better support local and regional authorities in their energy transition.
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Tuesday 16 May 2017

New Energy Cities INFO magazine: "Please disturb!"
By Floriane Cappelletti | 607 visits
A series of small revolutions in the making are disrupting – or, rather, to use the guiding keyword of the latest edition of our Energy Cities INFO magazine – "disturbing" the world energy order.
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Thursday 11 May 2017

New PUBLENEF Energy Efficiency Roadmaps support policy makers in taking action!
By David Donnerer | 887 visits
The Horizon 2020-funded PUBLENEF project, in which Energy Cities is a partner, is developing Energy Efficiency Roadmaps in 11 EU Member States to support policy makers in taking energy and climate action.
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Thursday 11 May 2017

District energy of tomorrow : French-Nordic collaborative seminar, Paris 8th June
By Blandine Pidoux | 663 visits
Will DHC become a key element of your climate and energy transition strategy? Or is it already the case? Then mark the 8th of June in your agenda to come and exchange on the topic with Nordic countries in Paris.
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Friday 5 May 2017

Show your support to an EU Cycling Strategy!
By David Donnerer | 983 visits
The European Cyclist's Federation (ECF) has launched a campaign for an EU Cycling Strategy.
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Wednesday 3 May 2017

Mayors launch call for citizen-oriented overhaul of the EU
By Blandine Pidoux | 1241 visits
Gathered in Stuttgart for Energy Cities’ Annual Conference “2050 Starts Today”, more than 20 mayors and elected leaders from all over Europe have addressed a strong message, in the form of a manifesto, to heads of states and governments: If you are to build an energy union ‘with citizens at its core’, build it from the ground up, through a genuine dialogue with cities.
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Tuesday 2 May 2017

What prospects for EU energy efficiency policy with the Clean Energy Package?
By David Donnerer | 587 visits
Join the upcoming Energy Efficiency Watch 3 webinars to find out more!
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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Creation of a new city partnership in Greece and Cyprus for future smart city developments
By Blandine Pidoux | 1324 visits
Energy Cities was invited to participate to a networking meeting last March in Athens between the Municipalities of Aradippou (Cyprus) and Nafplio, Elefsina and Rafina-Pikermi (Greece).
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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Wish the Covenant of Mayors could do more for you? Take the survey, you may win a journey to the EUSEW in Brussels!
By Floriane Cappelletti | 652 visits
The Covenant of Mayors Office, on behalf of the European Commission and with the support of the Committee of the Regions, is conducting a survey to collect local and regional authorities' expectations towards capacity-building activities offered by the initiative.
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mercredi 19 avril 2017

The Union of Communities of Armenia joins Energy Cities !
By Blandine Pidoux | 562 visits
We are very happy to welcome the Union of Communities of Armenia (UCA) as a new collective member of Energy Cities. The Union, established in 1997, represents the unified voice of the local self-governmental (LSG) bodies of Armenia and gathers all the municipalities of the Country.
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vendredi 14 avril 2017

Co-designing 2050 with citizens at #Stuttgart2017
By Miriam Eisermann | 609 visits
Every year, energy transitioners from both the public and the private sector meet at Energy Cities’ Annual Conference to build a community around energy democracy, devolution and divestment. This year, hosted by the German city of Stuttgart, the conference will feature a special peer-to-peer debate on community participation and stakeholder mobilisation.
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mercredi 12 avril 2017

Two Energy Cities’ members take home sustainable mobility awards !
By Oana-Mihaela Mihalache | 648 visits
On March 20th 2017, the European Commission awarded our Swedish member Malmö with the European Mobility Week Award and the conglomeration of Brussels-Capital with the 5th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning for its urban freight policy.
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lundi 10 avril 2017

Conference countdown : Last week to register for #stuttgart2017 !
By Miriam Eisermann | 798 visits
There is only this week left to register for Energy Cities' Conference taking place from 26-28 April in Stuttgart, Germany ! This year's event reminds us that "2050 STARTS TODAY" : The choices we make today must be based on no-regret trajectories. As we, cities, embrace this exercise, we should leave our comfort zone, and encourage all local stakeholders to join the challenge.
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Friday 31 March 2017

Local energy ownership in Europe: An exploratory study
By Alix Bolle | 1377 visits
Across Europe, a growing number of local authorities are eager to regain control over energy systems on a wide range of scales and modalities. Through an exploratory study authored by Andreas Rüdinger and funded by the French Agency for Energy Management (ADEME), Energy Cities decided to shed light on the various nuances surrounding this phenomenon of local reclaim over energy systems and offer new perspectives to cities wishing to replicate successful initiatives. This European overview focuses mainly on three countries: Germany, which could almost be described as the cradle of remunicipalisation, the United Kingdom and France.
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