New guidebook - How Cities can unleash the power of community energy Energy Cities Manifesto 2019
  The 210 mayors’ letter - EU leaders Sefcovic and Arias Canete praise cities’ "impressive" action for the energy transition
14 June 2019 - 15:36, by Floriane Cappelletti | 210 visits
It was unprecedented in its breadth and ambition, more than 210 mayors from across the EU calling on EU leaders to chart a course for a net-zero EU by 2050 just ahead of the Future of Europe conference in Sibiu, Romania.
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  New guidebook: How cities can unleash the power of community energy
14 June 2019 - 09:01, by Adrian Hiel | 227 visits
The community energy landscape in Europe has been radically transformed by the Renewable Energy Directive. The new landscape will only be fully mapped as communities explore the boundaries of their new role in the energy transition. Energy Cities has put together a guidebook ‘HOW CITIES CAN BACK RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMUNITIES’ to help (...)
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  Political brief : "From progressive minority to critical mass"
11 juin 2019 - 11:26, par Claire Roumet | 74 visits

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  Navigating the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019 – Energy Cities’ picks
6 June 2019 - 10:34, by Sara Giovannini | 472 visits
Do you plan to be in Brussels for the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)? During this yearly event, taking place from the 17th to the 21st June, the European Commission welcome delegates from all over Europe to discuss the most pressing energy issues.
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  Heidelberg 2019 was great, see you in 2020 in Heerlen!
5 June 2019 - 15:49, by Floriane Cappelletti | 323 visits
Our 2019 annual conference took place within the framework of ICCA 2019 on 22-23 May in Heidelberg, Germany.
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  EU Parliamentary elections: Will the "Green wave" set a course to a sustainable future?
28 May 2019 - 17:43, by Adrian Hiel | 776 visits
The big story of the EU Parliamentary elections is without doubt the ‘Green Wave’ that washed over much of Europe. With 70 seats the Greens now have a chance to hold the balance of power in the European Parliament and a more prominent role in the selection of the top jobs of the EU (...)
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  Lisbon, a solar city
27 May 2019 - 09:46, by Sara Giovannini | 545 visits
The Portuguese capital has just welcomed its solar platform On May 3rd, international day of the sun, our member Lisboa E-Nova, the Energy and Environment Agency of Lisbon launched SOLIS, a platform to offer citizens, local authorities, investors and businesses the possibility to gather information on solar energy potential in the (...)
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  EU Parliament elections – most important ever?
23 May 2019 - 09:21, by Adrian Hiel | 426 visits
The European Parliamentary elections at the end of this month may be the most important ever. It’s not that the Parliament has gained any extraordinary new powers – it is because we live in extraordinary times.
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Events to come
EU Sustainable Energy Week
From 17 to 21 June

Covenant of Mayors training on project financing
Monday 17 June

Capacity-building workshop - Providing energy retrofit packages to private homeowners – business models and project implementation
Wednesday 19 June

10 years of ELENA - Supporting investments in energy efficiency and sustainable transport
Thursday 20 June 15:30-18:30

Designing smart and efficient energy policies with citizens
Friday 21 June 13:30-16:30

Rénovation énergétique des bâtiments et ensembles d’immeubles - Voyage d’étude, région de Lille
From 25 to 26 June

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