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1.Empowering local players

What is the role of local authorities in the energy transition? What new responsibilities do they have to take on? What new local governance rules should they adopt to guarantee sustainable decisions?

Proposals for developing territorial energy policies:

1.1. Take local control of energy supply

  • Cities in federal and Nordic countries,
  • Växjö (SE),
  • Montdidier (FR).

1.2. Unite all stakeholders in a local energy alliance

  • Totnes (GB),
  • Leicester (GB),
  • Munich (DE).

1.3. Ensure public budgets integrate positive and negative energy externalities

  • Växjö (SE),
  • Neuchâtel Canton (CH).

1.4. Co-create a long-term vision to shape all policies

  • Kinsale (IE),
  • London borough of Sutton (GB).

1.5. Eradicate local fuel poverty

  • County Durham (GB),
  • Utrecht (NL),
  • Kirklees (GB).

1.6. Lead by example by transforming municipal energy management

  • Dublin (IE),
  • Ivanic-Grad (HR),
  • Lviv (UA).

1.7. Prepare an Energy Transition Action Plan

  • Frederikshavn (DK),
  • Kristianstad (SE),
  • Schönau (DE).


1.8. Be part of regional, national and European networks to gain exposure to others’ experience - Wiki only

  • The “Territoires Durables” network in the Centre Region (FR),
  • The Polish Network “Energie Cités” (PNEC),
  • Oraşe Energie România,
  • Transition Towns,
  • Energy Cities.

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2. Knowing our territories’ resources and flows
3. Rethinking finance in general
4. Inventing a new local governance
5. Urban planning as a way of reducing energy use

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30 Energy Cities’ proposals for the energy transition of cities and towns 30 Energy Cities’ proposals for the energy transition of cities and towns

In 2012, Energy Cities initiated a process aimed at making and debating proposals for accelerating the energy transition
of European cities and towns. These proposals are based on
innovative approaches, new ideas and groundbreaking practices. They provide practical answers and link today’s action to the long-term vision of a low energy city with a high quality of life for all.



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30 Energy Cities’ proposals for the energy transition of cities and towns

Whith the support of Covenant of Mayors Imagine Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de lâ€â„¢Homme Conseil Régional de Franche-Comté Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie
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THE PROPOSALS
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1. Empowering local players
2. Knowing our territories' resources and flows
3. Rethink financing solutions
4. Inventing new local governance
5. Urban planning as a way of reducing energy use
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