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Founders Gérard Magnin
Founded 1990, Besançon, France
Headquarters Besançon, Brussels, Freiburg im Breisgau, Paris
Area served Europe
Focus Energy, Transport, Urbanism
Method Lobbying, Research, Innovation

Energie-Cités is the Association of European local authorities promoting local sustainable energy policy. It represents 1000 towns and cities in 30 countries. From 2009 to 2011, Energie-Cités is under the Presidency of the City of Heidelberg (DE). Energie-Cités was established as an association of European local authorities in 1990 to put all this into practice. The association premises are located in Brussels (BE) and Besançon (FR). A part of the team works in Freiburg im Breisgau (DE) and Paris (FR).


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the association is represented by the 11 European cities:

City Country Function in this Board Representative
Bielsko-Biała PL Vice-Presidency Zbigniew Michniowski, Deputy Mayor
Braşov RO Vice-Presidency George Scripcaru, Mayor
Cork County UK Vice-Presidency Alan Coleman, Councillor
Delft NL Member Lian Merkx, Deputy Mayor
Heidelberg DE Presidency Eckart Würzner, Mayor
Helsinki FI Vice-Presidency Pekka Sauri, Deputy Mayor
Leicester UK Vice-Presidency Michael Cooke, Leader of the Council
Pamplona ES Member Juan Luis Sánchez de Muniáin
Paris FR Vice-Presidency and Treasurer Denis Baupin
Salerno IT Member Eva Avossa
Växjö SE Member Bo Frank, Mayor

Presidency of Energie-Cités

  • 2005-2011 City of Heidelberg (DE), represented by Eckart Würzner, Deputy Mayor of Heidelberg
  • 2000-2005 City of Odense (DK), represented by Søren Møller, Deputy Mayor of Odense
  • 1997-2000 City of Barcelona (ES), represented by Pep Puig, Municipal Councillor in Barcelona
  • 1994-1997 City of Besançon (FR), represented by Robert Schwint, Mayor of Besançon
  • 1990-1994 Robert Schwint, Mayor of Besançon

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