mPower – Municipal Power

Local Energy Communities: Key findings from mPOWER Exchange

By |March 12, 2021|

Throughout 2019 two mPower Exchange peer groups explored the topic of local energy communities, starting simply from the questions: What exactly are energy communities? And what added value might they bring to the local energy transition and the work being done by public authorities?

Frankfurt’s energy transition: Passive houses, a CO2 budget, and an app to collect residents’ ideas

By |April 15, 2020|

It is vital for both citizens and the environment that Frankfurt becomes more climate friendly. The municipality’s goal is a 95% carbon emissions reduction by 2050 compared to 2010 and a halving of energy use in the same time frame. The administration has put multiple plans and processes in place to put the city on the right pathway, including a ‘Masterplan 100% climate protection’.