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  Energy Efficiency: the European Commission lacks ambition, again…
24 July 2014 - 15:20, by Miriam Eisermann | 90 visits
, 24 July 2014 - 15:20, by Frédéric Boyer | 90 visits
The 2030 EU targets for greenhouse gases and renewable energy, proposed by the EU Commission in January with respectively 40% and 27% have been watered down to a weak 30% energy savings objective in yesterday’s Communication on energy efficiency. Local authorities witness first-hand the social and economic benefits of energy savings (...)
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  “Let’s have fun doing it!” - Mayor of Bristol’s Exclusive Interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office
23 July 2014 - 09:20, by Floriane Bernardot | 92 visits
In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office, Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson shows that the energy transition is not only about fighting climate change, but first and foremost about “the immediate benefits it brings to people’s lives”. "If we’ve got to save the world, let’s have fun doing it!", said the (...)
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  Smartspaces project: Bristol and Leicester full of smart buildings
22 July 2014 - 11:58, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 177 visits
The Smartspaces project enables the public authorities in Europe significantly to improve their management of energy in the buildings they occupy. Bristol and Leicester, both members of Energy Cities are pilot cities in this project.
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  €400 million to support Smart Cities & Sustainable Development in Belgium
10 July 2014 - 17:18, by Floriane Bernardot | 332 visits
Created thanks to an agreement between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Belfius Bank, the ’Smart Cities & Sustainable Development’ programme will support Belgian cities & towns in becoming sustainable and smart.
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  Polish municipalities engage for energy security and a low carbon economy
8 July 2014 - 15:11, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 335 visits
, 8 July 2014 - 15:11, by Miriam Eisermann | 335 visits
Is Poland really this climate sceptic and fossil-fuel oriented country that we often hear of? Fortunately, the local level tells a different story! Last week, 12 local authorities and partners from the Łódzkie voivodeship (central Poland) have signed a declaration showing their commitment to improved energy security and a low-carbon (...)
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  IMAGINE goes East: 10th Seminar held in Dobrich
4 July 2014 - 10:07, by Floriane Bernardot | 203 visits
It was the first time an IMAGINE Seminar was held in Bulgaria. The 10th Seminar (and 5th in the framework of the IMAGINE INTERREG project) took place in Dobrich on 11 and 12 June 2014. The event gathered approximately 50 participants.
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  Claire Roumet takes over Energy Cities’ executive direction
2 July 2014 - 11:10, by Floriane Bernardot | 347 visits
Claire Roumet officially took over the executive direction of Energy Cities yesterday, 1st July 2014.
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  "Always dare the impossible" - Gérard Magnin leaves Energy Cities’ executive direction
1 July 2014 - 10:00, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 377 visits
A chapter is coming to an end! Retiring is a special moment. Even more so when professional and personal lives have become so intermingled. Sometimes excessively, to the extent of being as one with Energy Cities. I have often wondered how this story could have lasted almost a quarter of a century. It had to be a love story between (...)
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Events to come
Territorialiser la transition énergétique, écologique, urbaine et rurale - ateliers pour étudiants et jeunes professionnels
From 1 to 26 September

A fair energy transition
From 10 to 12 September

European Mobility Week 2014
From 16 to 22 September

Research for a Post-Carbon Future: Ecologic Institute Scientific Conference
Wednesday 17 September

Lancement du projet TANDEM: Coopération franco-allemande pour la transition énergétique - Deutsch-Französische Klimapartnerschaften für die locale Energiewende
Monday 29 September 12:30-19:30

Echange avec des villes des Pays-Bas sur le thème de la mobilisation des acteurs locaux - Atelier organisé par Energy Cities
From 30 September to 1 October

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