Français
Graphic

2018, a year of cooperation and twinning activities

By Béatrice Karas, Floriane Cappelletti on 18 January 2018

Covenant of Mayors twinning programme

The results of the call of the Covenant of Mayors twinning programme have been unveiled. Amongst more than 100 applications received, 12 municipalities and 2 provinces have been selected. A total of seven peer-to-peer exchanges will be organised and funded by the programme : Leeds (UK) with Breda (Netherlands), Zadar (Croatia) with Udine (Italy), Albertslund (Denmark) with Ljungby (Sweden), Lecce (Italy) with Serres (Greece), Ghent (Belgium) with Vaasa (Finland), Formigine (Italy) with Marousi (Greece) and Province of Granada (Spain) with Province of Potenza (Italy).

The six twinnings between cities will focus on mitigation and adaptation issues, such as energy efficiency projects, cost-effective waste management system and biogas production, heat supply, green procurement, electric mobility, but also flood prevention and riverbeds conservation, land use, water management, agriculture and climate planning, while the exchanges for provinces will also touch upon best strategies on how to support Covenant of Mayors signatories.

More info

Cooperation projects

TANDEM projects gains speed!
TANDEM is our flagship cooperation project! It provides French and German local governments with a unique opportunity to share information and cooperate on climate protection issues.
6 city pairings are working on energy efficiency, renewables and environmental education, refurbishment, fighting fuel poverty or citizen energy cooperatives.
More info (only in French and German)

With the French-German Energy Transition Week, the French-German partnership passes in second gear. It consists in two events: the French-German Energy Transition Week and a conference on Pioneering Energy Transition Municipalities in Germany.
The French-German Energy Transition Week will take place around January 22, the anniversary date of the Friendship Treaty between France and Germany. Its aim is to set up creative and easy-to-implement awareness-raising actions. A pilot phase will take place in January 2018 in 4 to 6 French and German cities, but the first edition of the event, with a larger number of cities, will happen during the week of 17-27 January 2019.

Transatlantic cooperation
New horizons for Energy Cities who has succeeded in the application for a EU-US project called “Energy Allies: Transatlantic Multi-stakeholder Dialogues for the Local Energy Transition”.
And because picture is worth more than words, click on the picture to learn more!

Members
Map of members
WELCOME TO NEWEST MEMBERS:
Vilvoorde Belgium | Wien Austria | Krizevci Croatia | Sustainable City Network (GR) Greece | CEDEF-Central European Development Forum (RS) Serbia
Opinions
Opinions
Events to come
Covenant Webinar: Integrated home renovation services: How to set them up and get the EU funding support on top?
Thursday 25 April 11:00-12:00

Euroheat & Power Congress 2019
From 6 to 8 May

National Conference & Policy Meeting for Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
Thursday 9 May

IUC webinar - From a linear to a circular economy - How to start?
Tuesday 14 May 09:30-11:00

Webinar - Heating and cooling planning at local level: step it up!
Tuesday 14 May 14:30-16:00

Heat Pump Forum 2019
From 15 to 16 May

All coming events >>
Line
Find Energy Cities on
Line
-->
separator
You are here: Energy Cities, Local authorities in energy transition. > Newsletters > Newsletter - Energy Cities - en > 257 - January 2018

About us
In a nutshell
Governance
Members
Team
Jobs
Internships
Contact
Privacy policy
EU Policy
Join
How to join
Why we joined
Actions
Initiatives & Campaigns
Projects
Workshops
Webinars
Annual Conferences
Study Tours
Resources
Energy transition: our proposals
Best practices from members
Publications
EC INFO Magazine
Newsletter
BLOG
Media
Press releases
Articles
Communication tools

 
Addresses Energy Cities - Besançon Energy Cities - Bruxelles