ACCELERATING THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION — FINANCING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
From 11:00 to 12:30 - Résidence Palace
The purpose of this event is to present and discuss between European policy makers, local authorities and key actors a set of policy recommendations on how to facilitate access to energy efficiency investments for local authorities.
Inge Van De Klundert, Policy advisor sustainability of the city of Utrecht and Chair of EUROCITIES Working Group on Air quality, climate change and energy efficiency, will be among the speakers who will present a policy recommendation on the European initiative ‘Smart finance for smart buildings’.
More info and registration: http://bit.ly/2qs6kpb
SHARING SMART SOLUTIONS AND EXPERIENCES — SCALE-UP AND REPLICATION IN EUROPEAN CITIES
From 14:00 to 15:30 - Charlemagne building, Mansholt room
The session is organised by the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) and features speakers from the SCIS, the Covenant of Mayors, the City of Prague and EU smart cities projects REMOURBAN and City-zen. Claire Baffert, project coordinator at EUROCITIES will present how the twinning programme developed under the Covenant of Mayors fosters the replication of climate and energy solutions.
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LOCAL ENERGY COMMUNITIES AND COVENANT OF MAYORS CITIES
From 16:00 to 17:30 - Charlemagne building, Mansholt room
The session organised by DG ENER and the Covenant of Mayors will showcase concrete examples of successful Local Energy Communities, developed by or under the auspices of signatory municipalities of the Covenant of Mayors, followed by a matchmaking cocktail.
More info and registration: http://bit.ly/2pFsrnV
Stands at the Charlemagne building, Permanent exhibition
EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK and CIVITAS STAND
The EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK campaign (16-22 September 2017) provides the perfect opportunity to present sustainable mobility alternatives to local residents and to explain the challenges that towns and cities are facing in order to induce behavioural change and make progress towards creating a more sustainable transport strategy for Europe.
CIVITAS is a network of cities working together for cleaner and better transport in Europe and beyond. Since it was launched by the European Commission in 2002, the CIVITAS Initiative has tested and implemented over 800 measures and urban transport solutions as part of demonstration projects in more than 80 Living Lab cities Europe-wide.
COVENANT OF MAYORS FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY STAND
The Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy is EUSEW strategic partner and will run a stand from 20 to 22 June.
The Covenant of Mayors brings together local and regional authorities voluntarily committing to implementing the Eu’s climate and energy objectives on their territory.
Stand at the Résidence Palace, Networking Village
H2020 LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT STAND - SHOWCASING THEIR SMART CITY SOLUTIONS
From 14:00 to 17:30
The nine H2020 lighthouse projects will team up for a common stand in the networking village. This stand will be equipped with a touchscreen showcasing the different smart city solutions developed within their programmes. There will also be an agenda for projects to take turns having people present on the stand and interact with visitors.