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  2018 Activities Report is out now
22 February 2019 - 10:02, by Adrian Hiel | 16 visits
2018 will go down as a foundational year in delivering a local energy transition. Here at Energy Cities we’ve been working to strengthen the role of cities and their skills in the field of sustainable energy, representing cities’ interests at the EU level and promoting the incredible and inspiring expertise of our member (...)
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  San Sebastiàn’s 2050 roadmap shows need for sweeping governance changes
18 February 2019 - 11:52, by Tatjana Veith | 153 visits
With their “Plan de Acción Klima 2050 de Donostia / San Sebastián” that the Basque city of San Sebastián has published last year in order to become carbon neutral by 2050, the city demonstrates that the energy transition based on a decentralised and dynamic system requires a change in governance. Policies, budgets, measures and (...)
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  Franco-German Energy Transition Week : Local authorities and national leaders commit to the Energy Transition
15 février 2019 - 10:34, par Charlotte Le Delliou | 238 visits
, 15 février 2019 - 10:34, par Bénédicte Weber | 238 visits
The inaugural Franco-German Energy Transition Week (January 17th to 27th) was a rousing success combining action at the highest levels of government with a huge array of activities at the local level.
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  New LIFE PlanUp project shines a light on EU National Energy and Climate Plans
14 February 2019 - 15:28, by David Donnerer | 263 visits
National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP) are the new framework in which EU Member Stateswill have to design their Paris-proof energy and climate transition by 2030.
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  Unleashing the power of community renewable energy
14 February 2019 - 09:13, by Sara Giovannini | 392 visits
A new booklet published by Friends of the Earth, in collaboration with Greenpeace, Rescoop and Energy Cities (all members of the Community Energy Coalition) explains what the EU’s new renewable energy legislation means and how it can help to remove barriers to community and citizen renewable (...)
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  Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply: register to our workshop in Ettlingen!
12 February 2019 - 09:20, by Blandine Pidoux | 290 visits
Inspired by remunicipalisation initiatives all over Europe, an increasing number of local authorities are expanding their role, no longer simply acting as planning authorities but becoming operational stakeholders and driving forces for the local energy transition. New integrated municipal companies are increasingly being set (...)
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  The youth revolution
11 February 2019 - 08:27, by Claire Roumet | 252 visits
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  A district of Pamplona reduces citizens’ energy bills by €560/year
6 February 2019 - 10:30, by Floriane Cappelletti | 524 visits
Recent leaflet by the Covenant of Mayors - Europe offers examples of cities and regions alleviating energy poverty. In the Spanish Region of Navarra, citizens’ energy bills have been reduced by €560/year on average.
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Events to come
Energy in the hands of cities – Energy, transport and innovation Conference / Konference „Energie v rukou měst“
From 27 to 28 February

Remunicipalisation of the local energy supply
From 28 February to 1 March

Covenant of Mayors webinar - Adapt series #1 Assessing risks and vulnerabilities
Thursday 7 March 11:00-12:45

Rencontres nationales de la participation
From 11 to 13 March

(Re)New Europe - 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities
From 14 March 14:26 to 15 March 15:26

Energy Cities Annual Conference
From 22 to 23 May

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