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  Portuguese city of Águeda sets up a local Fund for Energy and Water Efficiency
11 February 2016 - 14:52, by Jana Cicmanova | 143 visits
Known for its colourful streets, the small Portuguese town of Águeda undertakes a number of actions from environmental education to technological innovation and energy efficiency with the objective to become the first ‘Smart City’ in the country. It does not lag behind the front-runner European cities when it comes to innovative (...)
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  Review of Energy Efficiency Directive: strengthen the local energy savings potential
9 February 2016 - 09:27, by David Donnerer | 201 visits
In 2016, the EU Energy Efficiency Directive is bound to be revised. Energy Cities recently responded to a public consultation of the EU Commission on the Energy Efficiency Directive. See here the main points of our response.
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  Local energy transition: French & German Covenant Clubs have recommendations to make for their governments!
4 February 2016 - 12:17, by Floriane Cappelletti | 415 visits
On the occasion of a meeting last October in Ettlingen, the French & German Covenant of Mayors Clubs started working on a joint declaration, which was amended after COP21 and has now been adopted.
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  Croatia’s first local energy revolving fund is in Koprivnica!
28 January 2016 - 11:44, by Jana Cicmanova | 556 visits
When it comes to energy efficiency and innovative financing solutions, the city of Koprivnica is one the leading local authorities in Croatia. Together with its strategic partner Regional Energy Agency North (REA North), the municipality explored the opportunity to set up a local energy revolving fund that would finance its (...)
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  The EU in Dutch hands: A semester of opportunities!
26 January 2016 - 10:14, by Miriam Eisermann | 300 visits
Since January, the Netherlands are holding the six-months EU presidency as part of a rotating system amongst the EU member states. The Dutch agenda will be packed when it comes to climate and energy policies. Here is what cities can expect:
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  Energy Cities’ members delivering on their Covenant of Mayors CO2 reduction commitments
25 January 2016 - 12:42, by David Donnerer | 436 visits
In the aftermath of the UN climate conference in Paris, we are proud to show that Energy Cities’ members are at the forefront of climate action. An evaluation of their performance in the Covenant of Mayors at the end of last year proved that they have managed to exceed EU ambitions in terms of CO2-emission reduction and energy (...)
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  Be part of Energy Cities’ biggest Annual event: 1-3 June 2016
22 January 2016 - 12:31, by Miriam Eisermann | 188 visits
Right in the middle of Green Week 2016, we propose our 3-days conference in the Turkish city of Bornova (Izmir). It will ignite curiosity and INSPIRE CHANGE THROUGH COOPERATION.
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  The Energy Transition Chronicles: Behind the scenes of successful energy transition processes
17 January 2016 - 12:41, by Floriane Cappelletti | 337 visits
Energy Cities’ publication "The Energy Transition Chronicles", driving you behind the scenes of successful local energy transition processes, is now available in English.
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Events to come
Covenant of Mayors Workshop - Strategies to increase energy investments in the European building sector
From 22 February 14:00 to 23 February 12:30

Covenant of Mayors Webinar - Fundo Climático de Almada: combinar fundos europeus, nacionais e municipais para financiar projetos locais
Wednesday 24 February 10:00-11:00

Energieautonome Kommunen / Communes autonomes en énergie
From 25 to 26 February

Covenant of Mayors webinar: Public lighting modernization: Central European examples of territorial cooperation (Poland & Slovakia)
Thursday 25 February 10:00-11:30

Covenant of Mayors Webinar for Poland - integracja planu SEAP z systemem zarządzania energią wg normy ISO 50001
Monday 29 February 11:00-12:00

Urban Future conference
From 2 to 3 March

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