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  Climate change is everyone’s business!
12 March 2019 - 16:43, by Sara Giovannini | 295 visits
Climate change is not news…we have known since the ‘80s and our governments have been discussing it for a very long time. But despite the Kyoto protocol in the ’90s and the Paris Agreement in 2015, countries have been not doing enough to protect our health and the (...)
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  Policy brief : Make the EU Greta’gain
8 mars 2019 - 12:21, par Claire Roumet | 251 visits
Claire Roumet, executive director of Energy Cities
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  The city of Bottrop is transitioning from a coal and steel city into an innovation hub
7 March 2019 - 16:07, by Tatjana Veith | 316 visits
LESSONS LEARNT December 21st, 2018, Bottrop, Germany: An era comes to an end, with the extraction of the last piece of coal from the Prosper coal mine – active for more than 150 years and one of Germany´s last hard coal mine.
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  EU elections manifesto
28 février 2019 - 13:55, par Adrian Hiel | 548 visits
Our demands to future EU leaders - out now !
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  GET INVOLVED! What is your role in advancing the energy transition ?
26 February 2019 - 16:23, by Tatjana Veith | 414 visits
REN 21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network of the 21st century, will publish the first-ever renewables in cities global status report during Energy Cities annual conference at the 2019 ICCA. In order to showcase the recent developments of renewable energy in cities and the role played by local authorities in advancing the energy (...)
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  Solar panel rental: Lorient offers an innovative financing model
26 February 2019 - 08:43, by Béatrice Karas | 458 visits
The City of Lorient and Oncimé have achieved great success with a ground-breaking solar panel rental system.
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  2018 Activities Report is out now
22 February 2019 - 10:02, by Adrian Hiel | 413 visits
2018 will go down as a foundational year in delivering a local energy transition. Here at Energy Cities we’ve been working to strengthen the role of cities and their skills in the field of sustainable energy, representing cities’ interests at the EU level and promoting the incredible and inspiring expertise of our member (...)
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  San Sebastiàn’s 2050 roadmap shows need for sweeping governance changes
18 February 2019 - 11:52, by Tatjana Veith | 454 visits
With their “Plan de Acción Klima 2050 de Donostia / San Sebastián” that the Basque city of San Sebastián has published last year in order to become carbon neutral by 2050, the city demonstrates that the energy transition based on a decentralised and dynamic system requires a change in governance. Policies, budgets, measures and (...)
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Events to come
European Smart Projects Summit
From 26 to 27 March

Covenant of Mayors Webinar - Urban Densification Solutions for achieving Near Zero Energy Buildings
Tuesday 26 March 11:00-12:30

ACE-Retrofitting Webinar: From concept to realisation – A step-by-step tool that helps co-owners accelerate retrofitting in condos
Tuesday 26 March 14:00-15:00

Webinar: Innovative business models and smart financing for the deep renovation of buildings
Thursday 28 March 12:00-13:30

Efficiencia energetica en edificios publicos
Thursday 4 April

Webinar: Participatory Financing for Sustainable Energy
Thursday 4 April 11:00-13:00

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