The state of European municipal energy transition: an overview of current trends
This report explores the state of energy transition within Europe’s municipalities, drawing on existing academic and non-academic literature, and primary data collection carried out as part of the mPOWER project. It highlights the key role of municipal actors in the energy transition, although progress takes a wide range of forms including new forms of public ownership, utilising supra-national funding opportunities and increasing citizen participation.
Cities learning for fair, clean, and democratic energy
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. — Albert Einstein The energy system is undergoing a period of huge change. Mass decentralisation of energy in the context of decarbonisation, new technological development and the need to address…