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Aarhus University Study on Covenant of Mayors Impact Aarhus University Study on Covenant of Mayors Impact

Aarhus University Study "The Role of Cities in Climate and Energy Policies : The Case of the Covenant of Mayors"

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Cities heading towards 100% renewable energy - Food for thought and action Cities heading towards 100% renewable energy - Food for thought and action

This report provides guidance and solutions to cities and metropolitan areas anxious to embark on a 100% renewable energy path. It is based on the knowledge and experience of the authors’ networks, as well as on around 30 interviews of councillors and city employees from about fifteen French local governments. It also features 5 European pioneers : Barcelona, Frankfurt, Frederikshavn, Geneva and Malmö.

Télécharger : PDF - 7.8 Mo

Energy Cities INFO magazine - Spring 2016 Energy Cities INFO magazine - Spring 2016

Democracy, Devolution, Divestment : The New Local Flavour
- Wanted : A definition for “community energy” p.5
- Carbon credits : think local ! p.7
- Remunicipalisation : why and how ? p.10/11

Télécharger : PDF - 10.1 Mo

The energy transition : new dialogues between cities & local stakeholders - Exploratory study The energy transition : new dialogues between cities & local stakeholders - Exploratory study

Energy Cities, with the support of ADEME, May 2016
68 p, PDF format
ISBN : 978-2-9528748-5-4
Price : 40 EUR (VAT included) - Free for Energy Cities’ members

An exploratory study for cities and diverse project leaders desiring to start a sustainable energy transition in collaboration with all stakeholders in their territory.
Energy Cities selected more than ten European energy transition initiatives, as diverse as they are innovative, anticipating new forms of governance and new ways to act and collaborate. The exploratory study does not only describe their process but it also analyses the synergies between the different stakeholders and the role the municipality plays in these initiatives. It identifies the key factors of their success and replication.

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To order the complete PDF, please contact Laura Guérin, laura.guerin [at]

Télécharger : PDF - 207.8 ko

The Energy Transition Chronicles The Energy Transition Chronicles

Energy Cities, January 2016
96 p, PDF format
ISBN : 978-2-9528748-4-7
Energy Cities provides local authorities with support for implementing their own energy transition process. The Proposals for the energy transition of cities and towns ( are illustrated with around a hundred of inspirational examples from all over Europe. In this document composed of five case reports, Energy Cities goes further and tells the tale of energy transition success stories. Because it is important to show that energy transition is “possible”. Why, how, with whom, for what results ? We interviewed local players and decision-makers to find out more. Here are their stories…
Download the factsheets for Brussels-Capital (Belgium), Burgenland (Austria), Heidelberg (Germany), Schönau (Germany), Växjö (Sweden).

Télécharger : PDF - 3.2 Mo

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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
Comparaison et perspectives des politiques publiques et des mobilisations territoriales françaises et allemandes sur la transition énergétique et l’économie circulaire
Monday 12 December

Webinaire : Changer ses/leurs comportement(s) Analyse et cas pratiques à travers deux temps de témoignages
Tuesday 13 December 11:00-12:00

Interregional Conference Renewable Energy – Now more than ever! An opportunity for local actors
Tuesday 17 January 2017 08:30-18:00

Conference "Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place"
From 18 to 19 January 2017

Study tour - Energy retrofitting of condominiums in Paris: Meeting the challenge thanks to the CoachCopro approach
Wednesday 18 January 2017 09:00-17:00

Les Assises européennes de la transition énergétique
From 24 to 26 January 2017

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