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  Our 5 key demands on the next EU electricity market legislation
11 September 2018 - 12:16, by Sara Giovannini | 299 visits
Today, the European Commission, the Parliament and the Council started the second round of negotiations around the electricity market design for the European Union. Together with Rescoop, we published a position paper expressing our key demands on the next EU energy market (...)
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  Summer homework : What do cities need ?
10 September 2018 - 08:04, by Claire Roumet | 211 visits
by Claire Roumet, Executive director of Energy Cities
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  How Polish cities are bucking the government’s coal trend: 5 ways to push for more renewable energy
6 September 2018 - 14:59, by Sara Giovannini | 348 visits
Poland is not known for being the strongest supporter of solar, wind and biomass. Instead, the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is defending the country’s last coal-fired power plant, called Ostrołęka C project, to ensure Poland’s energy security. The government should encourage renewable strategies at the local level, cities say. We (...)
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  Serious play: a game-changer for local climate action?
4 September 2018 - 11:57, by David Donnerer | 383 visits
Games are meant to entertain us. But can we have fun while improving our abilities to learn, make decisions and collaborate to bring forward the energy transition? It seems possible thanks to serious games about climate and energy, which can educate citizens about pressing challenges and increase the ability of public officials to (...)
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  Apply for the next edition of the European Covenant of Mayors twinning programme!
31 August 2018 - 11:30, by David Donnerer | 364 visits
The call for a new edition of the twinning programme of the European Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy is open until September 14th!
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  What if your weekend getaway could damage your health?
20 August 2018 - 09:14, by Sara Giovannini | 557 visits
The organisation Transport and Environment just released an infographic comparing the air pollution conditions in Europe’s 10 most popular cities with the impacts of cigarettes smoke.
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  The Energy Cities network welcomes 30 Greek cities!
17 August 2018 - 15:57, by Floriane Cappelletti | 615 visits
30 Greek cities and towns recently joined Energy Cities through the adhesion of the Greek network "Sustainable City".
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  Artificial Intelligence - the next frontier for local energy transition
7 août 2018 - 15:13, par David Donnerer | 654 visits
From drones, self-driving cars and robot vacuum cleaners sweeping our homes to chatbots answering our service requests, artificial intelligence (AI) is already appearing more and more in our daily city lives. But the advent of AI won’t end there : as energy systems are becoming decentralised, decarbonised and digitalised, artificial (...)
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Events to come
Webinaire : Programmes d’aide au financement des échanges scolaires franco-allemands
Wednesday 19 September 15:00-16:30

10th Citizens’ Energy Forum
From 20 to 21 September

Global District Energy Days - ‘Unite | Innovate | Experience‘
From 25 to 27 September

Webinar - The road to bankability: Attract investors to your urban projects
Tuesday 25 September 11:00-12:30

Covenant of Mayors webinar: Planning a sustainable city through Carbon Budgets
Tuesday 25 September 16:00-17:00

Energie et territoires ruraux : vers des Territoires à Énergie POSitive
From 26 to 28 September

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