energy union

  •  environment

Eurocities response to the EPBD feedback consultation

In 2020, the Commission presented its ‘Renovation Wave’ strategy to boost energy renovation of buildings in the EU. This strategy contains an action plan with: (i) regulatory, financing and enabling measures; and (ii) the goal of at least doubling the annual energy renovation rate of buildings by 2030. This goal requires a revision of the relevant EU legal act, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The revision will focus on provisions that are central to boosting building...

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publication date: 11-03-2021

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

100% renewable, your city toolkit

Cities need to think and act beyond their borders, consider the social and technological aspects in urban planning, and harness the ideas and potential of their citizens. These are the main conclusions of the new toolkit 'How can your city become 100% renewable?' launched by the European Green Capital Network.

news

publication date: 15-07-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge strong collaboration between all levels of government.

publication

publication date: 01-04-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment

The Horizon 2020 calls for energy efficiency are now open!

Around €64 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency innovation and market uptake projects. The deadline for applications is 10 September 2020 (17:00 hours Brussels time).

news

publication date: 13-03-2020

  •  environment
  •  mobility

2018 at a glance: Key facts and figures of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe

Are you wondering about the impact of the Covenant of Mayors community? Check our 2018 infographic and discover the achievement of the 8,800+ signatory cities.

publication

publication date: 18-12-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES statement on the Commission proposal for a regulation on LIFE (2021-2027) is now out.

publication

publication date: 08-10-2018

  •  environment

EURACTIV: Mayor of Ghent: Climate targets ‘almost impossible’ to meet without cities and regions

Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent, who is also a board member of the Covenant of Mayors, talks to Euractiv about the need to give cities a say in the Energy Union governance by voting for Stakeholder Platforms.

publication

publication date: 27-04-2018

  •  environment

EURACTIV: Mayor of Ghent: Climate targets ‘almost impossible’ to meet without cities and regions

Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent, who is also a board member of the Covenant of Mayors, talks to Euractiv about the need to give cities a say in the Energy Union governance by voting for Stakeholder Platforms.

publication

publication date: 27-04-2018