Energy Transition

About the partnership

The aim of the Partnership is to initiate and support a structural change in how energy systems operate by creating a far smarter and more integrated energy system, from a European down to a local level, that is zero carbon and demand led. Our energy systems will be pro-active in how they use, manage, recover, and store energy so they no longer just default to increasing generating capacity to meet increasing energy demand.


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Member States

  • France
  • Germany


  • Vidzeme Region (LV)

Urban areas

  • Gdańsk (PL, Coordinator)
  • London (UK, Coordinator)
  • Roeselare (BE, Coordinator)
  • Gothenburg (SE)
  • Groningen (NL)
  • Navarra Nasuvinsa (ES)
  • Tilburg (NL)
  • Udine (IT)
  • Vaasa (FI)
  • Warsaw (PL)

European/ national city umbrella organisation

  • Eurocities
  • URBACT (Observer)

Other stakeholders

  • Energy Cities
  • Euroheat & Power
  • Celcius - Smart Cities

European institutions

  • European Commission (DG REGIO, DG CLIMA, DG ENER, DG RTD)
  • Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

Concrete actions


Creation of 'Financing for District Energy' task group


Maximising use of waste heat in cities


Guidance on energy masterplanning for cities


Deployment desks for city retrofitting


Closer cooperation with EU bodies to promote energy transition funding