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  Back at work - Upcoming events you don’t want to miss!
1 September 2014 - 15:28, by Floriane Bernardot | 127 visits
The Energy Cities team hopes you enjoyed relaxing holidays. We know this is sometimes hard to get back at work but we have some events coming that should cheer you up. Book your seat!
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  Enjoy your holidays !
29 juillet 2014 - 10:48, par Béatrice Alcaraz | 417 visits
The BLOG team hopes that you will have (or have had) a very good holidays...
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  “Disruption” in UK’s traditional energy system: An opportunity for cities!
25 July 2014 - 14:16, by Miriam Eisermann | 484 visits
Last week the “City Energy: A New Powerhouse for Britain” report by the centre-left think-tank IPPR was presented in the British Parliament. Currently, the countries’ energy market is dominated by a handful of large utility companies. But the report shows this business model is being disrupted. This is where cities come in: they could (...)
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  Energy Efficiency: the European Commission lacks ambition, again…
24 July 2014 - 15:20, by Miriam Eisermann | 576 visits
, 24 July 2014 - 15:20, by Frédéric Boyer | 576 visits
The 2030 EU targets for greenhouse gases and renewable energy, proposed by the EU Commission in January with respectively 40% and 27% have been watered down to a weak 30% energy savings objective in yesterday’s Communication on energy efficiency. Local authorities witness first-hand the social and economic benefits of energy savings (...)
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  “Let’s have fun doing it!” - Mayor of Bristol’s Exclusive Interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office
23 July 2014 - 09:20, by Floriane Bernardot | 516 visits
In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office, Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson shows that the energy transition is not only about fighting climate change, but first and foremost about “the immediate benefits it brings to people’s lives”. "If we’ve got to save the world, let’s have fun doing it!", said the (...)
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  Smartspaces project: Bristol and Leicester full of smart buildings
22 July 2014 - 11:58, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 497 visits
The Smartspaces project enables the public authorities in Europe significantly to improve their management of energy in the buildings they occupy. Bristol and Leicester, both members of Energy Cities are pilot cities in this project.
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  €400 million to support Smart Cities & Sustainable Development in Belgium
10 July 2014 - 17:18, by Floriane Bernardot | 651 visits
Created thanks to an agreement between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Belfius Bank, the ’Smart Cities & Sustainable Development’ programme will support Belgian cities & towns in becoming sustainable and smart.
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  Polish municipalities engage for energy security and a low carbon economy
8 July 2014 - 15:11, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 646 visits
, 8 July 2014 - 15:11, by Miriam Eisermann | 646 visits
Is Poland really this climate sceptic and fossil-fuel oriented country that we often hear of? Fortunately, the local level tells a different story! Last week, 12 local authorities and partners from the Łódzkie voivodeship (central Poland) have signed a declaration showing their commitment to improved energy security and a low-carbon (...)
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Events to come
A fair energy transition?
From 10 to 12 September

European Mobility Week 2014
From 16 to 22 September

Research for a Post-Carbon Future
Wednesday 17 September

Urban mobility and social inclusion: planning accessibility for more sustainable cities
From 23 to 26 September

Coopération franco-allemande pour la transition énergétique - Deutsch-Französische Klimapartnerschaften für die locale Energiewende
Monday 29 September 12:30-19:30

Echange avec des villes des Pays-Bas sur le thème de la mobilisation des acteurs locaux
From 30 September to 1 October

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