Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en The Covenant of Mayors supports access to financing through new working group http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=555 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=555 2014-04-22 16:48:05 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/555_shutterstock_86553370.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > To assist municipalities in finding ways to finance their sustainable energy initiatives, the Covenant of Mayors will soon set up a Working Group on Finance. The aim of this group is to build bridges between cities and European funding programmes, as well as other private and public finance providers, ultimately channelling more funds (beyond grants) towards municipal projects. European Green Capital Award: Call for experts http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=554 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=554 2014-04-18 16:09:33 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/554_EGC.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Green Capital Secretariat has opened a call for experts wishing to join their Expert Panel for the 2017 Award Cycle.  ELENA-KfW France: new partnership agreeement will allow for energy-efficient renovation of buildings http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=553 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=553 2014-04-17 16:32:20 text/html en <img src="http://helpdesk.eumayors.eu/docs/news/553_SignatureConvention.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On 4 April 2014, a partnership agreement was signed between the French Region of Franche-Comté and the banking group BPCE. This partnership is aimed at strengthening financial support to private investments (from individuals, SMEs, condominiums) to improve the energy performance of buildings. 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 12:30:41 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 (E4EM), 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.