Energy & Climate

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14 12, 2017

First 100% electric bus arrives in Madeira – thanks to Civitas DESTINATIONS

The Madeira Region is to introduce a 100% electric bus to its streets, thanks to the work of the innovative Civitas DESTINATIONS project.   A protocol was signed between the Madeira Regional Government and other regional [...]

14 12, 2017

Call for Tenders for CO-EVOLVE and SHERPA projects: Audio-visual production

Summary of the service required Experienced entities specialised in audio-visual production are needed to assist the CO-EVOLVE and SHERPA projects with the production of several promotional videos. The profile of the entities, specialised in audio-visual [...]

11 12, 2017

CPMR calls for increased recognition of regions in stronger EU climate strategies

The CPMR has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, the [...]

1 12, 2017

SHERPA prepares for Transferring phase and meets with Cretan municipalities

SHERPA partners gathered in Heraklion, Greece, on 21-22 November 2017 as part of the project’s third steering committee meeting to discuss the project’s progress and upcoming steps. A meeting with Cretan municipalities was also organised [...]

7 11, 2017

Local Energy Communities – A vehicle for islands’ energy transition?

The Smart Islands Initiative and INSULEUR are jointly organizing a Public Hearing, 10 November 2017, In Brussels, on “Local Energy Communities: a vehicle for islands’ energy In the Winter Package special reference is made to [...]

4 10, 2017

CPMR prepares for future of Europe debates at 45th General Assembly

The CPMR’s member regions from across Europe will gather for its General Assembly in Helsinki, Finland from 18-20 October. The 45th CPMR General Assembly, involving region presidents, elected politicians, MEPS and European Commission officials, has [...]

3 10, 2017

DESTINATIONS project joins major European forum to drive forward sustainable transport

The CIVITAS Destinations project – which includes the CPMR as the Communication & Dissemination partner -  has taken part in a major European forum aimed at driving forward the shift across Europe towards sustainable transport [...]

1 10, 2017

CPMR regions discuss ‘Clean Energy Package’ with key EU representatives

Regions involved in the CPMR's Climate Task Force met with a number of key EU representatives in Brussels on 26 September to discuss the state-of-play regarding the EU's 'Clean Energy Package'. The Clean Energy Package [...]