Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en Energy for Eastern Mayors project supports Covenant Signatories in honouring their commitment http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=552 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=552 2014-04-15 17:52:28 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/552_E4EM.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Energy for Eastern Mayors project (E4AM), involving both partners from EU Member States and candidate countries, provides Covenant of Mayors Signatories with valuable help in honouring their commitment. Urban Community of Quimper uses innovative energy-saving solution to fulfil its Covenant commitments http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=551 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=551 2014-04-10 12:22:41 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/551_18985_514_Quimper_0014208.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Climate and energy-related issues are crucial for Quimper Communauté, (France). The urban community of Quimper, which signed the Covenant of Mayors in 2011, gathered and took action by developing a “Climate & Energy Territorial Action Plan”. Sustainable mobility funding: New opportunity for Covenant Signatories http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=550 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=550 2014-04-08 16:52:34 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/550_Do+the+right+mix-Logo_resized.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Commission’s Do the Right Mix campaign has launched its third call for sustainable urban mobility applications. Local authorities can apply for up to EUR 7000 of financial support to boost their campaigns. Submit your pioneering sustainable energy project to the European Energy Service Awards 2014! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=549 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=549 2014-04-04 15:49:37 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/549_EESA.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Have you implemented a successful and pioneering sustainable energy project? Are you an innovative and highly qualified energy service provider or promoter?  WEBINAR - What opportunities for building renovation through Cohesion Policy Funding 2014-2020? http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=548 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=548 2014-04-01 17:32:10 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/548_Fotolia_building+rating.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > With the allocation of a minimum of €23bn to sustainable energy in the 2014-2020 programming period, Cohesion Policy Funding for EU Member States can contribute to increasing the depth and rate of renovation across the EU. Covenant signatory city of Ljubljana wins European Sustainable Mobility Award http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=547 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=547 2014-03-26 12:54:53 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/547_european_mobility-week_logo.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Slovenian capital, which committed to the Covenant of Mayors back in 2009, was awarded the European Sustainable Mobility Week Award 2013 during a ceremony held on 24 March 2014 in Brussels. Financing energy renovation with EU funding: New guidance from the European Commission http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=546 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=546 2014-03-24 17:13:35 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/546_Capture-1.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy has just published a technical guidance on using Cohesion Policy funding in the field of energy renovation. ‘Mayors Adapt’ – The Covenant of Mayors model extends to climate adaptation http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=545 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=545 2014-03-20 15:09:45 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/545_Mayors+adapt_resized.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Covenant of Mayors approach relies on multi-level governance and bottom-up action as a way of achieving the EU’s 2020 CO2 reduction objective. After the resounding success of the last six years – with close to 6,000 cities committed to local sustainable energy – the Covenant model will now be leveraged by cities to develop local climate adaptation strategies. Indeed, a new initiative, called “Mayors Adapt” has just been launched by the Climate Directorate of the European Commission. "Working together to make our cities smarter" - Invitation for Commitments http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=544 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=544 2014-03-19 12:33:51 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/544_sun-city.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Often, cities and companies have good ideas but struggle to find the right partners.  Mayor of Bratislava takes a seat on the Covenant « Interview Chair » ! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=543 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=543 2014-03-17 14:46:13 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/543_Mayor+Bratislava_credit+CoM.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Close to 6,000 mayors across Europe have committed to improving their citizens quality of life by voluntarily adopting Sustainable Energy Action Plans. This means thousands of initiatives are being carried out every day in Covenant of Mayors signatory cities. To provide these actions with some visibility, city leaders and other Covenant of Mayors contributors are invited to sit on a branded chair and take a few minutes to share their latest contribution to the energy transition. Mayor of Bratislava Milan Ftáčnik was the first to do so.