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  Interview: Is the energy transition still making the Franco-German heart leap?
12 February 2018 - 09:21, by Miriam Eisermann | 286 visits
In the past, France and Germany made very different political choices. Today, however, a convergence of their objectives is giving new life to the Franco-German engine, according to Mr Pascal Gauthier, Economic, Transport, Energy and Environment Adviser at the French Embassy in (...)
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  When the EIB is learning from cities: more EU money for local energy?
8 February 2018 - 11:19, by David Donnerer | 519 visits
On Monday, the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank (EIB) admitted for the first time city delegates to its annual meeting with civil society. All ears, the EIB Board of Directors was listening to and debating with the locally experienced such as Energy Cities’ president and Lord Mayor of Heidelberg, Eckart Würzner. The bank is (...)
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  An EU budget to make energy citizens a reality
5 February 2018 - 18:45, by David Donnerer | 416 visits
Where should the money go? Read Energy Cities and CEE Bankwatch network’s proposal on the EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post 2020.
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  Destination 100% Renewable Energy: How far are cities?
30 January 2018 - 15:51, by Alix Bolle | 603 visits
The road to 100% renewable energy obviously passes through ambitious actions from cities. In the framework of the EU Renewables Networking Platform Project, Energy Cities sheds some light on where cities are in this transition process and what obstacles still (...)
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  Innovative Financing in Cities and Regions: Join a unique EU-wide P2P learning programme!
22 January 2018 - 10:12, by Blandine Pidoux | 1170 visits
, 22 January 2018 - 10:12, by Jana Cicmanova | 1170 visits
The new Peer-to-Peer learning project PROSPECT H2020 has just launched its first call for applications! PROSPECT will offer you a total of 3 learning cycles on innovative financing schemes for your energy and climate actions, starting respectively in May 2018, September 2018 and March 2019. You can now apply online to take part the (...)
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  Financing local climate & energy actions: Get inspired by Covenant cities and regions!
22 January 2018 - 09:29, by Floriane Cappelletti | 547 visits
Cities and regions of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy are taking action to mitigate climate change, adapt to its unavoidable consequences and provide their citizens with access to secure, sustainable and affordable energy.
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  Everybody to Switzerland!
18 January 2018 - 16:15, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 814 visits
Part of the team will move to Geneva for the European Energy Transition Conference, where you will have the opportunity to meet us at workshops or over a drink to discuss and share ideas. In Geneva, four INSPIRATION workshops will be organised by Energy Cities between 30th January and 1st (...)
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  What future for district heating in Eastern European countries? Possible anwsers with the case of Brasov, Romania
17 January 2018 - 09:08, by Floriane Cappelletti | 716 visits
District heating in general is seen as an important opportunity to decarbonise the heating sector, especially in urban areas, and therefore important to reach European and global climate goals.
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Events to come
Covenant of Mayors webinar: Financing the energy renovation of housing - How to get banks on board?
Monday 19 February 11:00-12:30

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place
Wednesday 21 February

EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony
Thursday 22 February

Webinar - Home renovation in Europe: The User Perspective
Tuesday 27 February 11:00-12:30

Covenant of Mayors workshop at the Urban Future Global Conference - Unlocking the energy and climate transition in cities: What role for leadership?
Wednesday 28 February 11:00-12:30

Rencontres nationales de la participation
From 6 to 8 March

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