Strategic partners

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    The Coalition for Energy Savings

    The Coalition for Energy Savings strives to make energy efficiency and savings the first consideration of energy policies and the driving force towards a secure, sustainable and competitive European Union. Its membership unites businesses, professionals, local authorities, trade unions, cooperatives, consumer and civil society organisations in pursuit of this goal.

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    COGEN Europe

    COGEN Europe promotes the widespread development of cogeneration — the simultaneous production of electricity and thermal energy — in Europe and worldwide. To achieve this goal, COGEN Europe works at the EU level and with Member States to develop sustainable energy policies and succeed in the implementation of cogeneration.

    Despite its name, the COGEN Europe network has a worldwide reach. It covers the whole of the European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and also includes Japan, Australia and the United States.

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    Eltis – The urban mobility observatory is a web portal that facilitates the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in European sustainable urban mobility.

    Eltis provides information, good practices, tools and communication channels under key themes of DISCOVER, RESOURCES and PARTICIPATE to help turn cities into models of sustainable urban mobility.

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    The Union of the Electricity Industry, eurelectric, is the sector association representing the common interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level. eurelectric represents 3,500 companies across Europe with an aggregate turnover of €200 bln.

    It covers all major issues affecting the sector, from electricity generation and markets, to distribution networks, customers, as well as environment and sustainability issues.

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    EuroACE – European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

    EuroACE represents Europe’s leading companies involved with the manufacture, distribution and installation of energy saving goods and services for buildings. EuroACE members employ over 305.000 people in these activities in Europe and have around 1.400 production facilities and office locations.

    The mission of EuroACE is to work together with the EU institutions to help Europe move towards a more efficient use of energy in buildings, thereby contributing to Europe’s commitments on climate change, energy security and economic growth.

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    EUROCITIES - The network of major European cities

    EUROCITIES is a network of major European cities, with over 135 members and representing more than 130 million people.

    The network facilitates learning experiences between cities, and represents cities’ interests towards the European Union. It works in all areas of interest for cities, from culture to mobility, environment to social affairs, and economic development to smart cities.

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    Eurogas is an association representing wholesale, retail and distribution sectors towards the EU institutions. It supports a robust European gas market that encourages competitiveness, delivers benefits to customers, stimulates energy efficiency and contributes to reducing CO2 emissions. Eurogas was founded in 1990 and currently includes 42 members from 21 countries.

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    European Builders Confederation EBC / @EBC_SMEs

    Established in 1990, the European Builders Confederation (EBC) is a European professional organisation representing national associations of craftsmen and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises working in the construction sector.

    The construction sector is of vital importance to the European economy. With 3 million enterprises and a total direct workforce of 18 million, the construction sector contributes around 9 % of the GDP of the European Union. Furthermore, it is vital for local economies as 99.9 % of the sector in Europe is composed of small and medium-sized companies, which produce 80 % of its output.

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    European Innovation Partnership

    The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) is a major market changing undertaking supported by the European Commission.

    The EIP-SCC plays a distinctive and new role compared to other European Commission platforms, engaging cities, industry and financiers in interest matching activities, leading to project design and delivery.

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    European Investment Bank

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the long-term lending institution of the European Union owned by its Member States. Active in 160 countries, it makes long-term finance available for sound investment in order to contribute towards EU policy goals.

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    EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK is the Europe-wide awareness-raising campaign on sustainable urban mobility, culminating in Car-Free Day.

    Each year from 16-22 September, more than 2,000 towns and cities organise a week of activities at the initiative of the European Commission - Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE). But actions are not limited to one week: local authorities and other organisations that promote sustainable urban mobility can take part by registering a MOBILITYACTION at any time during the year.

    The objective of the campaign is to achieve a positive behavioural change towards cleaner and more intelligent urban mobility. It provides the perfect opportunity to present sustainable mobility alternatives to local residents.

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    The European Mortgage Federation – European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)

    The EMF-ECBC is a European platform representing - at EU level - the mortgage and covered bond industry vis-à-vis the European Institutions and Authorities. Their aim is to support the European economy and facilitate access to capital markets by harmonising and promoting market best practices and, in particular, long-term funding and mortgage origination techniques.

    More specifically, the EMF-ECBC's Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative consists of two parallel projects, the Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) and the Energy efficient Data Portal & Protocol (EeDaPP). Importantly, the EeDaPP project will be officially launched during the 27th ECBC Plenary Meeting in Vancouver on 18 April 2018.

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    FEDARENE is the premier European network of agencies and regions at regional and local levels. It was established in 1990 to represent and promote the local and regional dimensions to the European institutions. FEDARENE organises exchanges of experience and partnerships between its members. It now has 70 members in 20 countries in the European Union.

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    EU Green Week 2018

    EU Green Week 2018 will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, nature and biodiversity, waste and water management, it will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices. It will encourage local authorities and citizens to develop together a vision of a sustainable future for their city.

    Green cities become possible when everyone is engaged. Every city can be a green city! Interested in joining the debate, learning from others and sharing your examples? Participate in EU Green Week 2018!

    The week will officially open on 21/5 in Utrecht (The Netherlands) and will close on 25/5 in Madrid (Spain). The high level EU Green Cities Summit will take place in Brussels, 22-24/5.

    In addition, the programme also features many exciting events organised by partners around Europe, taking place from the end of April until mid-May. Check out what's happening near you, find out what EU support is available for cities or join social media conversations with #EUGreenWeek!

  • Logo is the European federation of renewable energy cooperatives and representing 300 local energy communities and over one million EU citizens. As a federation, it empowers citizens and cooperatives in their fight for energy democracy by:

    • Representing the voice of citizens and renewable energy cooperatives to European policy makers.
    • Supporting the start-up of new REScoops. We provide them with useful tools and put them in contact with our network of mentors.
    • Providing services to the European REScoops. We are currently working on financing, IT, e-car sharing and academic research.
    • Promoting the REScoop business model throughout Europe and beyond.
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    Revolve Media

    REVOLVE is a communication agency fostering cultures of sustainability and accelerating the energy transformation. REVOLVE publishes a quarterly international magazine, curates photo exhibitions and sustainability forums.

    REVOLVE’s annual exhibition showing the human dimension of the energy transition takes place during in Brussels during the EU Sustainable Energy Week. REVOLVE also offers graphic design, data visualization, content development, branding and marketing, social media engagement and media relations to maximize project outreach and impact reporting.

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    YES-Europe is a dynamic pan-European energy organization run by young professionals. We envision a bright future powered by a mix of energy sources that balances of social, economical, and environmental factors for the well-being of today’s and the future generations.

    Our mission is three-fold:

    1. bridge communities - energy specialities, points of view, and generations
    2. generate and disseminate knowledge through fact-based analysis
    3. advocate for energy education in order to build a community of future energy leaders