The Challenge is a joint pilot initiative of the European Investment Bank and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy to help prepare and finance urban climate action projects (mitigation and adaptation) in Africa, Central Asia, Latin America and EU accession and neighbourhood countries. EU countries may also be...Read more
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As municipalities are eager to ensure good living standards for everyone it becomes increasingly important to tackle the root-causes of energy poverty by implementing...Read more
Securing funds for renovating hospitals, schools and other large public buildings to reduce their energy consumption is not easy for public authorities in the Mediterranean area. Public bodies cannot afford the high costs of deep renovation so they need to attract private investors. However, the poor financial prospects of such...Read more
Last Wednesday, Covenant of Mayors city leaders brought up 5 demands from cities to EU Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete.