Interview with Minna Arve, Mayor of Turku, Finland
Turku managed to cut one third of its greenhouse gas emissions compared to the year 1990. Which measures did you adopt to achieve this?
According to the latest figures of 2019, we have actually already cut 37% of our emissions from the level of 1990 and are well on the way to...Lesen Sie mehr
The European Social Economy Regions (ESER) initiative has been launched in 2018 in order to raise awareness on social economy at regional and local level and build local networks of social economy stakeholders.
Between 2018-2020 more than 90 regions, municipalities and cities from all over Europe have joined the initiative and...Lesen Sie mehr
Opening today! An opportunity to apply to the new Covenant of Mayors peer learning programme; to learn, be inspired and take action on your climate and energy challenges.
The new programme builds on the success of the Covenant of Mayors twinning programme, and offers cities, regions, and provinces across Europe the...Lesen Sie mehr
Apply by 10 March 2021!
With around €10 billion of support over 2020-2030, the Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies, aiming to bring to the market industrial solutions to decarbonise Europe.
The second call for proposals under the...Lesen Sie mehr
After three and a half years of intensive work, this is time for the H2020-funded PROSPECT project to end, but not without great successes and achievements to look back at!
Innovative financing is often an option for climate projects, but cities, municipalities and regions need to know how to activate and use it: PROSPECT filled...Lesen Sie mehr
“As a buyer from a government, we must give the right signal. We must stimulate the market. With the Big Buyers group, we give attention, we motivate each other. We have to make big steps, but if we do it together, it’s easier.” - Richard Brabers, city of Rotterdam, member of the Big Buyers Initiative heavy-duty electric...Lesen Sie mehr
Your energy agency, city or region faces some challenges in its energy and climate data collection, monitoring, processing or communication?
If the answer to one of these challenges is YES, then take this survey to help design a training programme mentored by experienced energy agencies.
Filling in the survey will give you a...Lesen Sie mehr
Do you work on regional development policies? Are you involved in the structural funds management? Would you like to learn from smart and sustainable solutions from other regions?
The Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform has a specialised service for you. They can organise 2-day meetings in your region or online. Going deep...Lesen Sie mehr
The Commission today adopted its 2018 Fuel Quality Report based on the data submitted by EU countries. According to the data provided, the average greenhouse gas intensity of fuels in the 28 reporting Member States had fallen by 3.7% compared to the 2010 baseline. The year-on-year progress achieved compared to 2017 was limited...Lesen Sie mehr
Are you thinking about setting up an energy community, but you’re not sure where to start? Do you already have a group and are wondering how to move through the next steps? Or do you maybe already know what type of project you would like to do, but you need more information on how to finance it? If the answer to any of these...Lesen Sie mehr