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  Smarter Together: Munich, when e-vehicles clean the streets!
18 September 2017 - 11:34, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 79 visits
SMARTER TOGETHER is a joint project that aims to improve citizen’s quality of life in nowadays transforming cities. Three lighthouse cities will implement the main demonstration activities in specific districts, monitor the results and upscale solutions at local level. FOCUS ON MUNICH and its (...)
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  Apply to the European Commission’s international city-to-city cooperation programme!
14 September 2017 - 17:30, by Floriane Cappelletti | 207 visits
Cities in the member states of the European Union who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban (...)
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  Electric car sharing scheme is coming to Christchurch
13 September 2017 - 12:05, by Floriane Cappelletti | 197 visits
A reduction in emissions, more efficient use of vehicles and publically available car sharing will be delivered as part of a 100% battery electric car sharing service that will be launched in Christchurch (New Zealand) in November.
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  Cities need support for clean air measures: Energy Cities President meets German chancellor Merkel
4 September 2017 - 09:39, by Miriam Eisermann | 665 visits
Today, Energy Cities’ President and Mayor of Heidelberg, Dr. Eckart Würzner, meets with German chancellor Angela Merkel during the National Municipal Summit. During the event, Germany’s Head of State will debate clean air strategies with around 30 Mayors as well as regional and federal ministers and federations of municipal (...)
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  The commons transition: it’s all about pooling resources
26 July 2017 - 09:30, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 880 visits
Interview with Michel Bauwens, President of the Foundation for P2P Alternatives
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  Smart mobility projects as change-makers? Outcomes from workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria
25 July 2017 - 17:04, by Francisco Gonçalves | 860 visits
Common problems and joint solutions for smart mobility and citizen engagement were at the focus of a thematic workshop in Sofia in the framework of the Smarter Together project.
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  Colours and science to raise environmental awareness in Bielsko-Biala!
The Beskids Good Energy Festival took place June 9 in Energy Cities’ Polish member city Bielsko-Biala. It was the 7th edition of a very popular and recreative festival on energy, environmental and climate protection.
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  Stuttgart : towards a carbon neutral city thanks to a local energy ownership
19 July 2017 - 10:00, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 1046 visits
In 2011, Stuttgart City Council set up the municipal utility Die Stadtwerke Stuttgart (SWS) as a subsidiary of Stuttgarter Versorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft, in charge of public transport. The remunicipalisation process ended with the take-over of the distribution networks (gas and electricity) in 2014, just 12 years after the (...)
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Events to come
The Power of Heat: A consumer-led energy transition
From 21 to 22 September

Ensuring all voices are heard: the role of stakeholder involvement in the development of long-term strategies
Tuesday 26 September 09:30-11:00

"Small Communities, Big Ideas" CIVITAS Forum 2017
From 27 to 29 September

Rencontres Nationales "Énergie et territoires ruraux, vers des territoires à énergie positive"
From 27 to 29 September

progRESsHEAT webinar: Estimating and mapping potentials for industrial excess heat - Methods and results from four studies
Friday 29 September 10:00-11:30

URBACT City Festival 2017
From 3 to 5 October

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