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  Juncker’s Investment Plan can support local energy transition processes
17 December 2014 - 14:47, by Floriane Bernardot | 63 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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  Tampere (Finland) in the spotlight!
16 December 2014 - 11:01, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 77 visits
Interview with Anna -Kaisa Ikonen, Mayor of Tampere (Finland)
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  Germany’s biggest energy company shifts away from fossil fuels
12 December 2014 - 16:33, by Floriane Bernardot | 329 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 (...)
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  Figueres City Council adopts local Energy Roadmap for 2050
10 December 2014 - 17:32, by Kinga Kovacs | 222 visits
The Energy Roadmap 2050 of Figueres (Spain) is a long-term strategy for changing the city’s energy model. This Roadmap has been drawn up by citizens and local stakeholders via a lengthy public participation process which has made possible to gather information, stimulate debate and propose and agree on a model and the necessary (...)
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  New Commission’s Investment Plan to trigger €350 billion of investments. What opportunities for cities?
8 December 2014 - 17:58, by Floriane Bernardot | 379 visits
On 25 November 2014, the European Commission unveiled its brand new Strategic Investment Plan proposal. Its objective is to encourage a new dynamic in the European Union. Up to €315 billion of investments should be triggered from a limited €21 billion of initial public (...)
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  Local sustainable energy action plans are key to European energy security
5 December 2014 - 16:32, by Floriane Bernardot | 217 visits
The 8th annual conference on EU Energy Policy and Energy Security of Central Europe (CEEC) took place on 23–25 November 2014 in Bratislava.
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  Paris on the road to 2015… and beyond!
2 December 2014 - 11:32, by Floriane Bernardot | 309 visits
The 20th Global Conference on Climate Change (COP20) has started yesterday in Lima. Even though this is a significant step towards an international agreement on climate change mitigation, no decisive agreement is likely to happen before COP21 in December (...)
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  Cohesion policy and transition to a low carbon economy: Good enough?
1 December 2014 - 12:03, by Floriane Bernardot | 200 visits
The Cohesion policy, which is declined into 5 main Structural Funds* , represents a major investment from the European Union. For the 2014-2020 programming period, more than €350 billion were allocated to the Structural Funds, which is nearly a third of the total EU (...)
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Biogas innovation in Skane
From 21 to 22 April 2015

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From 22 to 24 April 2015

Euroheat & Power Congress
From 27 to 28 April 2015

Velo-city 2015
From 2 to 5 June 2015

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