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  An EU Roadmap 2050 (and other results) from the "Post-carbon cities of tomorrow" project
17 janvier 2017 - 16:29, par Blandine Pidoux | 62 visits
As one of the major results of the POCACITO 7FP project (2014-2016), an EU Roadmap 2050 was published in December 2016 and calls for cities to be better involved in policy making, notably the EU Energy Union strategy and legislative package. It is the result of a two-year consultation process with EU stakeholders in Brussels and from (...)
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  #100%RES - Recommendation 1 : Giving long-term planning its rightful place
12 January 2017 - 14:26, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 165 visits
Having an ambitious vision of a desirable future and setting a course towards 100% renewable energy encourages and facilitates the engagement of the various local stakeholders and opens up new opportunities. It is important that long-term planning is given its rightful place in municipal action. Obviously, this long-term course must (...)
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  Energy Cities’ members multiply renewables by 6 in the framework of Covenant of Mayors - study
10 January 2017 - 12:43, by David Donnerer | 197 visits
The efforts made by cities to boost local energy production and renewables are essential on the path towards a sustainable energy future. Energy Cities’ members take bold action in that sense, namely in the framework of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy. According to a recent evaluation of their performance in the (...)
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  Save the date ! Energy Cities’ Annual Conference - 26-28 April 2017
13 décembre 2016 - 16:26, par Blandine Pidoux | 328 visits
Energy Cities invites all energy transitioners to its Annual Conference that will be held in Stuttgart, Germany.
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  Cities heading towards 100% renewable energy
6 December 2016 - 14:54, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 677 visits
CLER, Energy Cities and Réseau Action Climat collaborated to prepare this publication. The aim is to provide guidance and solutions to French cities and metropolitan areas anxious to embark on a 100% renewable energy path. This report is based on the knowledge and experience of the authors’ networks, as well as on around 30 interviews (...)
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  Democracy, Decentralisation, Divestment: ’3D screening’ of the EU Energy Package
30 November 2016 - 16:26, by Alix Bolle | 534 visits
How “3D compatible” is the newly released, 1200-page strong “clean energy for all Europeans” package released today by the European Commission? How much does it contribute to a system shift towards more prosperity, legitimacy and leadership on sustainable energy? In other words: how is legitimacy secured by Democratizing the energy (...)
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  Covenant of Mayors: Transforming Cities into key EU Climate and Energy Actors
29 November 2016 - 12:41, by David Donnerer | 366 visits
According to the new study "The Role of Cities in Climate and Energy Policies: The Case of the Covenant of Mayors" by David Donnerer from Aarhus University, the Covenant of Mayors has empowered cities in their climate and energy policy-making capacities and their multi-level governance relations to become key EU climate and energy (...)
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  The low-carbon future starts in buildings : Display® Campaign presented at COP 22
24 novembre 2016 - 09:12, par Ian Turner | 457 visits
While last week’s COP22 highlighted the need for stronger North-South cooperation, Energy Cities presented in Marrakech the ADEME-supported Display® Campaign to cities within the Maghreb. During this side event titled ‘Display®, let your buildings talk’ Ian Turner provided a background of the Display® campaign and the success that it has (...)
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REV3 days
From 9 to 10 February

INFINITE Solutions Training on innovative financing schemes
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Smart and Healthy Transport in cities
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Energy Cities Annual Conference
From 26 to 28 April

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