Related European Networks, Organisations, and Projects
ManagEnergy   Energy Cities   eceee   ICLEI   UBC BEHAVE   BewarE   Cowi Lietuva   CRES   Ekodoma   Energiaklub   Enespa   Green Evolution   Greendependent   LifeEvents   Kredex   M:KC   Peloton   PEPESEC   SEV   VZNRW
Related European Networks

ManagEnergy is a technical support initiative of the EC Intelligent Energy - Europe (IEE) programmewhich aims to assist actors from the public sector and their advisers working on energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local and regional level. The website has, e.g., many resources for local energy agencies:

Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities inventing their energy future. The association, created in 1990, now represents more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries. Their website hosts actions by members, resources, publications, etc. They also organize study tours to successful energy cities:

eceee, European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy is a non-profit, membership-based European NGO. The goal of eceee is to stimulate energy efficiency through information exchange and co-operation. Their website hosts proceedings from scientific conferences as well as updates and position papers on European energy policy:

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an association of over 1200 local government Members who are committed to sustainable development. Members come from 70 different countries and represent more than 569,885,000 people. Resources offered by ICLEI include, e.g. Case Studies that profile locally-based projects that support sustainability Http://

The Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) Energy Commission focuses on reduction of greenhouse gases, energy efficiency programs
and higher self sufficiency and local energy production. The overall aim of the Energy Commission is to look at energy system issues rather than individual sources, and introduce this to the municipalities.,26.html


Related organisations and projects

BEHAVE Intelligent Energy Europe project, which has issued guidelines for behaviour change programmes

BewarE Intelligent Energy Europe project that developed guidelines for energy efficiency services

Cowi Lietuva, Lithuania

CRES, Center for Renewable Energy Sources, Greece

Ekodoma, Latvia

Energiaklub, Hungary

Energy Service Company Enespa, Finland

Green Evolution, Greece

GreenDependent Sustainable Solutions Association, Hungary

LifeEvents, Germany. The project studied possibilities to promote sustainable consumption during life changes The project has published a nice toolkit (in German):, which offers building blocks to plan climate campaigns.

Kredex Energy Saving Competence Center, Estonia

Manchester Knowledge Capital, UK

Peloton, a project to engage 'gatekeepers' in promoting climate-friendly lifestyles  run by Demos Helsinki, Finland

PEPESEC, Energy planning for sustainable communities

SEV, Housing Experiments Steering Group, Netherlands

Verbraucherzentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany