News for topic Energy

Baltic Cities Bulletin "Towards green and just transition"

Published: 17 May 2024
Our Sustainable Cities Commission co-created the spring 2024 edition of the Baltic Cities Bulletin under the topic "Towards green and just transition"!

PARTNER SEARCH: Energy transition and the involvement of schools

Published: 22 March 2024
A consulting company based in Germany - aconium GmbH is developing a project idea focusing on energy transition and the involvement of schools. They look for municipalities interested in joining the project.
Topics: Energy

New sustainable energy solutions are being tested in Turku

Published: 8 November 2023
The city of Turku aims to be climate neutral in 2029 and as part of the transition is testing new solutions in the Student Village. The measures are implemented through RESPONSE project.
Topics: Energy

UBC General Conference in Palanga: support to Ukraine and climate actions

Published: 2 November 2023
The XVII UBC General Conference took place on 24-26 October 2023 in the beautiful coastal city of Palanga in Lithuania. Our Commission organised a workshop on the EU Cities Mission, in addition to the networking event within the programme.

Sustainable revitalisation of Turku areas

Published: 21 September 2023
Mid-September is the perfect time to visit Turku, an ambitiously smart and sustainable city in Finland, working towards reaching carbon neutrality already in 2029. Turku is built around the river Aura – but what’s more important (at least where the international cooperation is concerned), it also stands on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Like in many other cities, for a long time Turku citizens have had a limited access to the sea due to different industries and port activities.

Join the Urban Transitions Mission to facilitate your cities’ transition!

Published: 13 June 2023
The Urban Transition Mission, launched at COP26, opens a call for cities to accelerate clean energy urban solutions! The Mission aims to mobilise decision makers across all levels of government to prioritise climate-neutral and net-zero solutions enabled by clean energy and systemic innovation across all sectors and in urban governance.

Sustainable Cities of UBC recognized by CDP Europe

Published: 16 March 2023
UBC members Turku, Lahti, and Malmö are taking three times as many mitigation and adaptation measures as other cities to become climate neutral before 2050 and have received the highest award from CDP for their efforts.

Six UBC cities scoop European City Facility funding

Published: 31 October 2022
EUCF wants to bridge the gap between cities, local authorities, and sustainable energy investments by providing targeted funding for turning overarching plans and strategies into investment concepts. In the first three calls six UBC cities have received the grant.
Topics: Energy

Save energy in your city NOW!

Published: 28 October 2022
Cities in the Baltic Sea Region are taking emergency measures for energy savings and increasing energy efficiency in the light of the enduring energy crisis and the starting winter.

The fourth EUCF round for energy investments opens in June!

Published: 19 May 2022
The fourth call for applications will be open from 9 June to 30 September 2022. More detailed information about the EUCF can be found on the initiative’s website.

The annual CDP report for 2021 is finally here

Published: 1 April 2022
The report of 2021 looks into another successful year of UBC-CDP cooperation, as we follow the paths of 21 UBC member cities to climate goals 2030.

Energy positive Student Village in Turku

Published: 7 December 2021
City of Turku is well on its path to achieving carbon neutrality by 2029. Last year, the city became the Lighthouse city in the project RESPONSE, where it implements a complex set of activities including the development of Positive Energy Districts.