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Friday 27 February 2015

EEFIG report identifies ways to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments
By Floriane Bernardot | 121 visits
On 26 February, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) co-convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative launched its final report on the occasion of the Heating and Cooling Conference.
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Thursday 26 February 2015

Energy Union – It can’t work without cities and citizens
By Floriane Bernardot | 154 visits
‘Cities are key to the establishment of the Energy Union project’ said Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič yesterday at a high-level roundtable which gathered some 20 leaders of European cities. Cities are the largest consumers of energy in Europe, and where three quarters of carbon emissions are generated. A successful EU Energy Union must tap into the potential of local energy resources and actively involve local authorities and their citizens.
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Tuesday 24 February 2015

Energy Cities' Annual Conference #mayors2015 - How is your city shifting to a new economy?
By Floriane Bernardot | 225 visits
At Energy Cities' Annual Conference, local leaders and experts from cities and other organisations of all over Europe will take time to discuss the link between energy transition and local development.
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vendredi 13 février 2015

Liège, partner city of the new Smart City Institute
By Blandine Pidoux | 331 visits
Hosted in the Management School of the University of Liege (HEC-ULg) and in the continuation of the activities led by the Accenture Chair in Sustainable Strategy since 2010, the Smart City Institute has just been launched, under the direction of Professor Nathalie Crutzen and with the support of both public (City of Liege) and private partners (Accenture and Belfius).
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Tuesday 10 February 2015

Biking in Bielsko-Biala (PL): a city on the move
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 289 visits
After the campaign "Save energy, protect the climate", the municipality of Bielsko-Biala continues its way to sustainability with "BBbike", a new self-serviced bike rental system. BBbike was launched on 1 October 2014.
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lundi 9 février 2015

Aberdeen 2015: Registration is open!
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 326 visits
Many European cities are facing globalisation and the economic crisis while following the linear “take-make-consume and dispose” pattern of growth. What role can and do local authorities play in doing things differently to foster community resilience ?
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Friday 6 February 2015

Energy Union or top-down implementation? City Councillor speaks out at Riga Conference
By Floriane Bernardot | 284 visits
The initial orientations given by the European Commission to flesh out its flagship proposal for an ‘Energy Union’ appear to misunderstand the wide meaning of the word ‘union’.
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Thursday 5 February 2015

New Covenant of Mayors guide helps cities identify suitable funding opportunities for sustainable energy
By Floriane Bernardot | 320 visits
Cities often find it challenging to find their way through the complex maze of EU funding streams, programmes and mechanisms.
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Friday 30 January 2015

"No energy transition without citizens" - Interview with Energy Cities' Executive Director Claire Roumet
By Floriane Bernardot | 472 visits
"There is no energy transition without citizens", says Energy Cities' Executive Director Claire Roumet in an interview with Revolve where she explains how we can build sustainable cities.
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Friday 23 January 2015

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015: How can you get involved as a local authority?
By Floriane Bernardot | 464 visits
The dates are set for the 2015 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week: this year, EUSEW will take place from 15 to 19 June. And there are many opportunities to get your city involved!
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Thursday 15 January 2015

Energy Cities' photo contest - Win an urban piece of art for your city!
By Floriane Bernardot | 530 visits
On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Energy Cities is launching a photo contest open to all members of the network!
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Thursday 8 January 2015

We express our deepest solidarity...
By Miriam Eisermann | 387 visits
...with the victims and with all those fighting for democracy and freedom!
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mercredi 7 janvier 2015

2015, a very special year for Energy Cities...
By Blandine Pidoux | 351 visits
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Monday 5 January 2015

The « Energy Union » should be grounded in today’s reality
By Miriam Eisermann | 613 visits
An "Energy Union" is the European Commission's next big project. Whom and what will it unify? And what type of energy is it focusing on? Better interconnections throughout the EU and simplification of energy trade amongst countries are meant to reduce the EU's dependence on Russian gas. This will increase security of supply and competitiveness. No mention of decentralised energy, though. Energy Cities' most recent position paper calls for the assessment of local needs and opportunities in this endeavour.
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Monday 22 December 2014

Economic impact of the local energy transition - Energy Cities issues one-of-a-kind study
By Floriane Bernardot | 735 visits
Understanding the mechanisms that link the energy transition to a boost of the economy on the ground is indispensable to guide local energy transition policies more efficiently.
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Friday 19 December 2014

Portugese city of Almada debates energy efficiency at local level
By Floriane Bernardot | 393 visits
The Portuguese edition of the ManagEnergy capacity-building workshop on "Financing energy efficiency projects at the local level" took place on 20 November 2014 in Almada, Portugal.
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Thursday 18 December 2014

European Green Capital Bristol (UK) highlights the importance of its Energy Service
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 379 visits
Recently awarded European Green Capital 2015 in Copenhagen, Bristol aims to become a low carbon city with a high quality of life for all. Managing energy use better is one of a key part to do it!
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Wednesday 17 December 2014

Juncker’s Investment Plan can support local energy transition processes
By Floriane Bernardot | 534 visits
The Investment Plan proposed by the European Commission to raise the level of investment in the EU economy is becoming more tangible as the report from the EU Task Force on investment has recently been issued.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014

Tampere (Finland) in the spotlight!
By Béatrice Alcaraz | 382 visits
Interview with Anna -Kaisa Ikonen, Mayor of Tampere (Finland)
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Friday 12 December 2014

Germany’s biggest energy company shifts away from fossil fuels
By Floriane Bernardot | 609 visits
December 2014 kicks of well for the energy transition: the biggest German utility, E.On, decided to shift away from conventional energy generation. The company adopted a corporate strategy that focuses on renewable energy, distribution networks and demand-side solutions.
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