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  Innovating financing : 5 handbooks to help cities improve energy performance
17 April 2019 - 09:15, by Béatrice Karas | 348 visits
The PROSPECT H2020 learning programme enables peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. The programme builds upon successful financing schemes implemented in cities and regions in the European (...)
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  Policy brief: "Duty of care"
15 April 2019 - 09:18, by Claire Roumet | 140 visits
By Claire Roumet
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  Remunicipalisation: yes you can!
12 April 2019 - 16:27, by Sara Giovannini | 385 visits
Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, not just by acting as planners but by operating their own companies and driving the local energy transition. Why is this trend happening? And how can a city set up its own company to supply electricity, gas, (...)
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  Do you want to divest from fossil fuels ? This publication will help you!
5 April 2019 - 14:32, by Béatrice Karas | 365 visits
The guidebook contains a collection of case studies, best practices and tools that can help local governments align their spending and investments with the Paris Agreement objective of limiting global warming well below 2°C, by fully integrating energy and climate issues into their budgetary and financial (...)
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  Frankfurt: A web platform to support citizens in condominium energy renovation throughout Germany
4 April 2019 - 15:57, by Floriane Cappelletti | 342 visits
The German city of Frankfurt am Main recently launched an online platform for the renovation of condominiums as part of the Interreg-NWE ACE-Retrofitting project.
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  Come and join your peers in Heidelberg at our Annual Conference 2019 !
1er avril 2019 - 15:30, par Tatjana Veith | 423 visits
Upon invitation of the Mayor of Heidelberg and our president, Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner, Energy Cities’ annual conference will take place in Heidelberg from 22 to 23 May 2019, as an integral part of the International Conference on Climate Action ICCA 2019.
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  Greta Thunberg appointed environmental spokesperson for the Trump administration
1 April 2019 - 08:51, by Raphaël Chatelet | 531 visits
Stroke of genius? Or a change of scene in the politico-ecological sphere?
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  Do bankers wear capes? 3 ways the EIB can help save Europe
29 March 2019 - 10:19, by David Donnerer | 484 visits
Avoiding catastrophic climate change demands three things: technology, political will and financing. We have the technology, we’re working on the political will (Hi Germany!) and that just leaves the money. Crucially, it’s not just about where we invest - but also, where we choose NOT to invest. So as the EIB launches a public (...)
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Events to come
Covenant Webinar: Integrated home renovation services: How to set them up and get the EU funding support on top?
Thursday 25 April 11:00-12:00

Euroheat & Power Congress 2019
From 6 to 8 May

National Conference & Policy Meeting for Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
Thursday 9 May

IUC webinar - From a linear to a circular economy - How to start?
Tuesday 14 May 09:30-11:00

Webinar - Heating and cooling planning at local level: step it up!
Tuesday 14 May 14:30-16:00

Heat Pump Forum 2019
From 15 to 16 May

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