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Seamus Hoyne elected new Secretary General of FEDARENE

On the 11th September 2018, during the 2018 FEDARENE General Assembly, the Board of Directors elected Seamus Hoyne as their new Secretary General.

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Seal of the European Year of Cultural Heritage for the RENERPATH-2 project

The European project RENERPATH “Methodology of energy rehabilitation of heritage buildings 2” is co-financed by the INTERREG VA Spain – Portugal Program 2014-2020, known as POCTEP, has received from the European Commission the stamp of the EYCH Label.

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New Compete4SECAP project – Teaming up for Energy

he new Compete4SECAP project, or C4S, is building on resources developed in previous projects such as 50000&1 SEAPs working on the topics of energy management and action plan standards and the Save@Work project that organised municipal energy-saving competitions.

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Covenant Cities in the Spotlight: 1st call for applications!

In the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors wishes to reward signatories that have been working within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress in their local energy and climate action.

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Our projects


The first newsletter of RELaTED is out!

Read the first Newsletter of the RELaTED project. Learn about the first steps taken by the project partners towards demonstrating the Ultra Low Temperature District Heating concept in their regions.

Unglazed Solar Thermal Systems for Building Integration, coupled with District Heating Systems

In this paper, the energy performance of a solar thermal (ST) façade system is studied in relation to its connection to a district heating system.

Open letter to European Energy Ministers to revise the Energy Union Governance Regulation

The Members of the Political Board of the European Covenant of Mayors call upon Member States, in the ongoing trilogue on the Energy Union Governance regulation, to include the needs of local and regional governments.

Best practices

EPC with Result Guarantee in the Province of Lecco – Italy

The public tender to award the Concession in Project Financing with Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) and Result Guarantee in order to refurbish and manage 61 public buildings owned by 11 Municipalities in the Province of Lecco – Italy, has been successfully concluded.

Photovoltaic-League Lower Austria

The Lower Austrian Photovoltaic-League awards a prize to communities that have the annual highest growth in photovoltaic (PV) capacity, in Lower Austria, Austria.

Free energy audits and training in public schools

6 primary schools over Cyprushave been undergoing free Energy Audits supported by the Cyprus Energy Agency which include interventions for energy and CO2 emissions savings in different levels, up to the nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) level.


Global District Energy Days “Unite – Innovate – Experience”

Katajanokanlaituri 7, 00160 Helsinki, Finlande

Multi-level support for loc. auth to improve EE

Kossuth Klub, Múzeum utca 7 Budapest, Hungary, 1088

ChangeNOW Summit in Paris

Station F, 75013 Paris, France