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  European Commission’s "Low-emission mobility strategy" highlights best transport practices of Energy Cities Members
26 July 2016 - 10:26, by David Donnerer | 176 visits
In its recently published climate and energy summer package, the Commission recognizes the key role of cities in delivering a low-emission mobility strategy for Europe, and highlights a multitude of best practices from Energy Cities Members in this regard.
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  Your office is almost empty? No one is around?
19 July 2016 - 09:02, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 167 visits
The sun is there and your colleagues are leaving the office for their summer holidays? Everything is calm. Too calm? Seize the opportunity to (re)watch our webinars!
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  High-performance renovation of schools : a toolkit to do much better
5 juillet 2016 - 15:08, par Blandine Pidoux | 215 visits
It’s time for summer holidays and school buildings’ renovation ! Did you know that thanks to an holistic approach, you can reduce their energy consumption by 75% ?
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  European Energy Transition Conference - Call for contributions!
4 July 2016 - 11:14, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 178 visits
The 18th edition of the European Energy Transition Conference, organised by Bordeaux Métropole, the Dunkirk Urban Community and ADEME in close collaboration with Energy Cities, will be held in Bordeaux on 24, 25 and 26 January 2017.
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  Riga to support the energy renovation of 6,000 houses
1 July 2016 - 11:38, by Jana Cicmanova | 389 visits
6,000 houses (12M m2) should benefit from comprehensive energy renovation starting in the Latvian capital city. The municipality has created a revolving fund linked to a soft loan scheme which will provide loans at a low interest rate (up to 3% APR) to citizens and non-profit organisations via ESCOs and tenant cooperatives. The goal (...)
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  The Energy Union badly needs a “revolution from below”
27 June 2016 - 17:15, by Alix Bolle | 539 visits
In Italy, experts are talking about the emergence of a “revolution from below”, steered by local authorities which have helped the country increase its share of renewable energy from 15% to 35.5% in just a few years’ time, with huge socio-economic benefits. At European level, this revolution and the role cities play in it is mostly (...)
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  Odense (DK) : Training craftsmen to accelerate the energy transition
27 June 2016 - 14:25, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 281 visits
It all started with the observation that encouraging owners to renovate their houses was quite a challenge. What is the best way to provide incentives? How can the message be conveyed in a timely manner? Local craftsmen appeared to be the solution: they are in contact with consumers and have the attention of those seeking advice on (...)
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  EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change
24 June 2016 - 11:11, by Floriane Cappelletti | 493 visits
Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will combine efforts and leadership to accelerate climate action at the local level worldwide.
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Events to come
URBACT Summer University 2016
From 24 to 26 August

progRESsHEAT webinar: The success story of the extensive Danish district heating system
Wednesday 31 August 14:00-15:30

Energiahatékonyság vs rezsicsökkentés: az Energy Efficiency Watch projekt hazai tanulságai
Thursday 8 September 10:00-11:00

progRESsHEAT webinar: Waste heat integration into district heating networks – Experiences from district heating providers
Friday 9 September 10:00-11:30

Voyage d’Étude Réseaux de Chaleur & Froid au Danemark
From 13 to 14 September

Smart mobility. Strong economy.
From 16 to 22 September

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