Upcoming events


eea Gold Event: 5 November 2021 in Ravensburg


Digital workshops on 5 November, 9 – 10.30 am

You are welome to join the digital workshops of our eea Gold Event! They are open to any local authority interested to hear experiences from other local authorities on different topics.

If you are interested, please register here


Workshop 4: On the way to climate neutrality – climate impact assessment of municipal council decisions (in English)

Moderation: Pascal Steingruber (international eea office)


  • Luxemburg: ClimatePact 2.0 and its new governance elements (Bruno Barboni, myenergy)
  • Germany: Climate check in Ludwigsburg (Amely Krafft, Stadt Ludwigsburg)
  • France: Climate impact assessment of local authority budgets (Marion Fetet and Antoine Goxe, Institute for Climate Economics I4CE)


Workshop 5: Heat transition: heat planning and gas-supply strategy (in English)

Moderation: Max Peters (KEA-BW)


  • Climate law Baden-Württemberg: Obligation for municipal heat planning (Max Peters, KEA-BW)
  • Best practice from Denmark (Søren Peter Sørensen, Municipal Planning Department in Aarhus Municipality)
  • Best practice from Switzerland (Heinz Wiher, Leiter Energie + Technik in Winterthur)

Workshop 6: Sustainable mobility: how to increase user number in public transport? (in English)

Moderation: Anne Rialhe (AERE)


  • Smart-Trolley-System  (STS) in Solingen (Adrian Dogge, Stadtwerke Solingen)
  • Highlights from the eea Gold city Florence
  • Highlights from the eea Gold city Grenoble


Workshop 7: Wie können Kommunen Suffizienz fördern? Fokus auf Wohn- und Flächensuffizienz (in German)

Moderation: Thomas Fink (Trägerverein Energiestadt)


  • Projekt und Handlungsleitfaden „Inspirationen für ein ressourcenschonendes Leben – Ein Leitfaden für mehr Suffizienz in Gemeinden” (Thomas Fink, Trägerverein Energiestadt)
  • Wohnsuffizienz, Projekt OptiWohn (Julia Egenolf, Stadt Köln)


Webstream European Energy Award Gold awarding ceremony, 11 am – 1 pm


Please register here for one of the workshops and /or the awarding ceremony, thank you.                


Past events

16 March 2021: How to link Circular Economy with energy and climate programmes

Presentations to download:
Presentation European Energy Award
                Charlotte Spörndli, Association eea
EU cohesion policy 2021-2027 in the field of circular economy
                Máté Tas, DG Regio, European Commission
Climate Pact 2.0: Mainstreaming circular economy at the municipal level in Luxembourg
                Fenn Faber, myenergy / Pacte Climat, Luxembourg
Circular economy action planning for local authorities in France: a user-driven approach
                Anna Pineau, ADEME, France



General Publications

  1. e5 Austria (german)
  2. ADEME France (french)
  3. EEA Germany (german)

Benchmark list of eea Gold local authorities

Association European Energy Award AISBL

International European Energy Award Advisors