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  Local energy transition: French & German Covenant Clubs have recommendations to make for their governments!
4 February 2016 - 12:17, by Floriane Cappelletti | 229 visits
On the occasion of a meeting last October in Ettlingen, the French & German Covenant of Mayors Clubs started working on a joint declaration, which was amended after COP21 and has now been adopted.
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  Croatia’s first local energy revolving fund is in Koprivnica!
28 January 2016 - 11:44, by Jana Cicmanova | 449 visits
When it comes to energy efficiency and innovative financing solutions, the city of Koprivnica is one the leading local authorities in Croatia. Together with its strategic partner Regional Energy Agency North (REA North), the municipality explored the opportunity to set up a local energy revolving fund that would finance its (...)
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  The EU in Dutch hands: A semester of opportunities!
26 January 2016 - 10:14, by Miriam Eisermann | 272 visits
Since January, the Netherlands are holding the six-months EU presidency as part of a rotating system amongst the EU member states. The Dutch agenda will be packed when it comes to climate and energy policies. Here is what cities can expect:
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  Be part of Energy Cities’ biggest Annual event: 1-3 June 2016
22 January 2016 - 12:31, by Miriam Eisermann | 163 visits
Right in the middle of Green Week 2016, we propose our 3-days conference in the Turkish city of Bornova (Izmir). It will ignite curiosity and INSPIRE CHANGE THROUGH COOPERATION.
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  Tbilisi (Georgia): energy policy for the people
15 January 2016 - 11:11, by Miriam Eisermann | 231 visits
Back in the 1990s Georgia made first steps towards energy efficiency through small-scale donor supported programs. Since then, a lot has changed and climate and energy action has scaled up considerably. Much of it happens at the local level, thanks also to the Covenant of Mayors’ efforts in the (...)
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  Frederikshavn, Denmark: Mobilising savings ‘sleeping’ on citizens’ bank accounts
13 January 2016 - 17:10, by Jana Cicmanova | 296 visits
Local banks in the city of Frederikshavn confirm that citizens have never had such large savings on their accounts as they have today. However, it is not easy to convince them to make use of the money for energy renovation of their houses.
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  Energy efficiency : Rustavi among the best municipalities in Georgia
23 décembre 2015 - 13:22, par Blandine Pidoux | 248 visits
Our member city of Rustavi, together with other Covenant of Mayors signatories from Georgia, has been recently awarded for its local actions for energy efficiency.
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  What we achieved in 2015
18 December 2015 - 09:26, by Claire Roumet | 537 visits
The UN climate summit in Paris was a milestone in a long year of silent revolutions: 2015 is a turning point for empowering territories in the energy transition to move towards a decarbonised, decentralised and diversified system.
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Events to come
Covenant of Mayors Scotland event
Friday 12 February 14:00-16:30

Covenant of Mayors - Finance Working Group Meeting: Strategies to increase energy investments in the European building sector
From 22 February 14:00 to 23 February 12:30

Energieautonome Kommunen / Communes autonomes en énergie
From 25 to 26 February

Covenant of Mayors webinar: Public lighting modernization: Central European examples of territorial cooperation (Poland & Slovakia)
Thursday 25 February 10:00-11:30

Urban Future conference
From 2 to 3 March

The role of water in the global approach to urban sustainability : NETWERC H20 Conference
Thursday 17 March

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