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  Stuttgart : towards a carbon neutral city thanks to a local energy ownership
19 July 2017 - 10:00, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 234 visits
In 2011, Stuttgart City Council set up the municipal utility Die Stadtwerke Stuttgart (SWS) as a subsidiary of Stuttgarter Versorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft, in charge of public transport. The remunicipalisation process ended with the take-over of the distribution networks (gas and electricity) in 2014, just 12 years after the (...)
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  Energy Cities President meets Members of European Parliament to discuss role of cities in EU Energy Union governance
13 July 2017 - 10:04, by David Donnerer | 285 visits
On July 6th, on the occasion of the European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg, Energy Cities’ President and Lord Mayor of Heidelberg, Eckart Würzner, compared notes with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the role local authorities should play in the governance of the EU Energy Union, a key legislative proposal (...)
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  European Energy Transition Conference - CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
11 July 2017 - 11:37, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 260 visits
In 2018, the European energy transition conference will held in the cross-border conurbation of Greater Geneva.
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  Energy Efficiency Watch: Learn more about the progress of energy efficiency policies in the 28 EU member states
7 July 2017 - 16:56, by Floriane Cappelletti | 417 visits
You are interested in how the EU is going to meet its energy efficiency objectives but you have missed the Energy Efficiency Watch 3 webinars? This article is for you!
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  Just a second...what about the just transition for coal communities?
29 June 2017 - 12:43, by Miriam Eisermann | 623 visits
, 29 June 2017 - 12:43, by Oana-Mihaela Mihalache | 623 visits
The path followed by Europe since the Paris Agreement to go ‘fossil free’ has made coal communities worry about their future. Torn between economic aspirations and climatic necessities, they have been destabilised by these international climate ambitions and Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the agreement. The most recent report by (...)
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  Cities meet Members of European Parliament to discuss contribution to key energy legislations
23 June 2017 - 16:06, by Alix Bolle | 667 visits
Yesterday, in the margins of the EU Sustainable Energy Week, 5 elected city representatives held an exchange of views with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the role local authorities should play in the various energy legislative proposals that have been tabled by the European Commission as part of the Clean Energy (...)
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  Energy Cities launches pan-European study on remunicipalisation and local energy ownership
22 June 2017 - 10:00, by Alix Bolle | 961 visits
How can cities and communities reclaim control over local energy systems? What are the challenges and success factors for creating a local energy company? What are the links between devolution and remunicipalisation moves, community energy and participative governance? To answer these and many other questions around the rise of (...)
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  How Bristol took back control of its energy
20 June 2017 - 12:30, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 674 visits
The City of Bristol in England is known for being a breeding ground for local and community initiatives in favour of an ecological transition, which earned it the title of “European Green Capital” in 2015.
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Events to come
Eliminating Energy Poverty Across Europe: Monitoring Progress for an Inclusive Energy Union
Tuesday 5 September 10:00-16:30

The Power of Heat: A consumer-led energy transition
From 21 to 22 September

Top Dutch Festival / Networkparty : eat-meet-enjoy-repeat
Tuesday 10 October

EWCR 2017 - The Covenant of Mayors Community: Coordinated local action as a blueprint for national policy frameworks
Tuesday 10 October 14:30-17:00

Energy Info Days 2017
From 23 to 25 October

Leadership for the future - Cities as Leaders for Global Sustainable Development
From 24 to 27 October

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