New guidebook - How Cities can unleash the power of community energy Energy Cities Manifesto 2019
  328 Mayors now on board as EU discusses net zero by 2050 demands this week
20 June 2019 - 09:11, by Adrian Hiel | 464 visits
Momentum for a net zero EU by 2050 continues to grow. An incredible 328 mayors from across Europe have now signed the joint letter calling for a peak in emissions next year, halving emissions by 2030 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
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  National Energy and Climate Plans fail to acknowledge cities’ leading role in the European energy transition
19 June 2019 - 09:48, by Floriane Cappelletti | 327 visits
, 19 June 2019 - 09:48, by Aurélien Sailler | 327 visits
Our analysis of EU Member States’ National Energy and Climate Plans reveals lack of recognition towards local action.
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  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 | 635 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 | 687 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 | 235 visits

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  Navigating the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019 – Energy Cities’ picks
6 June 2019 - 10:34, by Sara Giovannini | 744 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 | 470 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 | 927 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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Events to come
Webinar - Innovative financing through peer learning: Province of Girona’s experience in PROSPECT
Wednesday 3 July 10:30-11:30

17th European Week of Regions and Cities
From 7 to 10 October

Polis annual conference.
From 27 to 28 November

Smart and sustainable planning for cities and regions
From 9 to 13 December

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