Events in October 2016:

«October 2016»

Tuesday 4 October
Leicester, United Kingdom

Economic Models: Analysis of the economic drivers for the delivery of smart grids, including good practice and developing the case for action

Leicester Energy Agency, is pleased to announce the SET-UP Smart Energy Grids Workshop, to be held in Leicester on 4 October 2016.
Attendance is open to all who have an interest in Smart Grids and Smart Energy.
SET-UP is an Interreg Europe funded project that aims to improve the implementation of Smart Energy Grids to better manage supply and demand of energy across the European partner regions. The project will use knowledge sharing and collaboration between partners and stakeholders to address the challenges of the Smart Energy transition.


To confirm your free place at the workshop, or if you have any questions, please email Aidan Davis.

From 11 to 12 October
Brussels (Belgium)

2016 Euroheat & Power District Energy Days

The Euroheat & Power District Energy Days will provide a high-level forum for policy-makers, industry and civil society to exchange views on how thermal networks can help deliver a smoother energy transition at European, national and local level.

This policy conference will be followed by two additional and related events: first the 2nd edition of the DHC+ Brokerage event and second, the final conference of the STRATEGO project.

For more information:

From 11 to 12 October
Ettlingen, Allemagne

TANDEM : Rencontre franco-allemande

Cette rencontre est dédiée à la formation et au développement de partenariats franco-allemands.

Nous offrons la possibilité aux partenariats TANDEM existants de rencontrer et d’échanger avec leur partenaire, mais aussi avec de nouveaux participants du projet.
Les communes qui n’étaient jusque-là pas encore impliquées dans TANDEM sont aussi cordialement invitées. Elles auront la possibilité de démarrer un partenariat ou de rejoindre un groupe thématique.
A cela s’ajoute l’opportunité de rencontrer des institutions allemandes et françaises et de discuter avec elles des possibilités de financement de projets communs.

Programme de la journée
Appel à contribution

Pour plus d’information, contacter Christiane Maurer et visiter le site du projet TANDEM

Wednesday 12 October 09:00-12:30

Conférence : L’efficacité énergétique, un investissement pour toutes les communes

Organisé dans le cadre des projets INFINITE Solutions (Energy Cities) et CITYnvest
Vous êtes impliqué dans la transition énergétique en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale? Vous souhaitez réduire la consommation énergétique de vos bâtiments ?
Cette conférence est pour vous !
Une demi-journée vous permettant d’avoir une vue globale :

  • Des différents modèles européens d’organisation et de financement de la rénovation énergétique,
  • Des possibilités d’actions en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale,
  • Le tout illustré par des exemples concrets à Bruxelles et en Wallonie.

Plus d’infos

Thursday 13 October
Brussels, Belgium

Renovate Europe Day 2016

Renovate Europe Day 2016 (REDay2016) will be about how to set the EU vision to achieve Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standards by 2050 for the building stock.
More information

Friday 14 October 10:30-12:00

progRESsHEAT webinar: Barriers to district heating systems - Empirical results from six European case studies

Organised in the framework of the progRESsHEAT project
The webinar will provide insights from the EU-funded progRESsHEAT project on barriers to renewable heating and cooling solutions, investigating six European case studies - Ansfelden (Austria), Litomerice (Czech Republic), Helsingor (Denmark) Herten (Germany), Matosinhos (Portugal) and Brasov (Romania). After the presentations, participants and speakers will have time to exchange experience and discuss.
More info

Friday 14 October 11:00-12:00

Energy Efficiency Watch: Stan zaawansowania i możliwości finansowania w Polsce

Organised by Energy Cities in the framework of the Energy Efficiency Watch 3 project
Webinarium jest częścią projektu Energy Efficiency Watch w ramach którego zostaną zaprezentowane kluczowe ustalenia wynikające z raportu projektu oraz możliwości finansowania efektywności energetycznej w Polsce.
More info

From 18 to 20 October
Paris, France - Loos-en-Gohelle, France - Brussels, Belgium

POCACITO 2nd Study tour: Paris | Loos-en-Gohelle | Brussels

In the framework of the 7FP project "Post-carbon cities of tomorrow" (POCACITO), this second 3-day study tour will be organised from 18 to 20 October and will explore the North of France and Belgium. Participants will be given the opportunity to visit the European capital cities of Paris and Brussels, and the impressive ecological transition of the town of Loos-en-Gohelle.
For further information, draft program and registration, please visit:

Tuesday 18 October
London Sutton, Uniteed Kingdom

Energising the Sustainable Economy in Cities - Covenant of Mayors Workshop

The summit will bring together pioneering cities, organisations and businesses to share experiences, strategies and case-studies to ensure that we are all taking a best-practice approach to delivering innovative sustainability actions.

  • Exchange lessons, ideas and solutions for accelerating sustainable economy and energy actions - growing our collective ambitions.
  • Highlight best practice and innovative approaches to financing and delivering sustainable energy investment in cities.
  • Collectively explore key opportunities for sustainable economy growth, especially across the circular economy and cleantech sectors.
  • Build a community of urban sustainable economy leaders.

Agenda - Registration

Tuesday 18 October 09:00-14:00
Paris, France

Conférence - Regarder loin, agir de près : construire sa vision 2050 d’un territoire neutre en carbone

Organisé par la Ville de Paris et Energy Cities
Qu’entend-t-on par territoire 100% renouvelable ou neutre en carbone ?
Les définitions sont aussi nombreuses que les projets de territoires sont diversifiés, et nous reviendrons sur les différentes options qui s’offrent aux villes pour fixer leur propre objectif. Quels sont les enjeux à débattre avec les acteurs du territoire, comment planifier ensemble et à long-terme le système énergétique d’un territoire, par quels secteurs commencer ?
Des villes européennes ont commencé ce chemin et nous vous invitons à venir discuter avec celles qui ont traduit ces engagements en feuilles de route concrète.


Friday 21 October
Brussels, Belgium

Post carbon cities of tomorrow - Building an urban long term vision together

CEPS (Center for European policy Studies), Energy Cities and all the POCACITO consortium partners, are happy to invite you to attend the final conference of the project, to be held in Brussels on Friday 21st October 2016.
This event will be a unique occasion to share POCACITO’s main findings, achievements and results as well as a high level document or ‘roadmap’ to achieve by 2050 liveable post-carbon cities.
For further information, draft agenda and registration, please visit:

Tuesday 25 October
Postdam, Germany

Training on deep renovation

Organised by EURHONET and the DREEAM consortium
Training event for housing associations and local authorities in Europe on key topics around deep renovation. This event is intended to foster exchanges and learning around renovation-related topics of increasing importance to housing associations in Europe.
More info

From 26 to 28 October
Freiburg (Germany) and Basel (Switzerland)

Local Renewables 2016 - Energising the smart city and region

Global energy needs are set to increase 40% by 2030. In response, the EU Energy Union has recognised the importance of putting cities and regions central in making energy more secure, affordable and sustainable. European cities are searching for innovative ways of meeting energy demands whilst responding to citizen needs. Smart technologies are increasingly considered as appropriate solutions to improving citizens’ quality of life and responding to the EU climate and energy ambitions.

More information

From 26 October 12:00 to 27 October 13:30
Elsinore, Helsingborg - Denmark

Covenant of Mayors Workshop - The Covenant in a Nordic Context

Organised by the Covenant of Mayors Office
This year Elsinore and Helsingborg will host the workshop and will be presenting their climate and energy actions both individually and within their regional collaboration across Oresund.
More info

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Lisboa e-nova - local agency Portugal | ALDA-European Association for Local Democracy Italy | Schwetzingen Germany | Karlovac Croatia | Grand Paris Sud France
Events to come
Training on deep renovation
Tuesday 25 October

Local Renewables 2016 - Energising the smart city and region
From 26 to 28 October

Covenant of Mayors Workshop - The Covenant in a Nordic Context
From 26 October 12:00 to 27 October 13:30

EUROMED : rencontre des acteurs du Réseau
From 3 to 5 November

Covenant of Mayors Training Session on Financing
From 28 to 29 November

Sustainable City Development - Local Implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
From 30 November to 2 December

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