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The THERMOS tool is a web-based free software designed to optimise local district energy network planning processes and results according to user and project specific requirements such as budget, climate and energy targets.

Fit-for-55+: Powering up a sustainable and fair energy transition in Europe

POSITION PAPER: ICLEI Europe welcomes the planned revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) by the European Commission. Frameworks, mandates and resources that enable local governments to implement ambitious actions must be strengthened.

QuickCheckN – wie zukunftsfähig ist Ihre Kommune?

ICLEI hat im Auftrag der Bertelsmann Stiftung ein onlinebasiertes Instrument entwickelt, das Kommunen einen ersten Eindruck über die Stärken und Schwächen ihres kommunalen Nachhaltigkeitsmanagements vermittelt.
Press release
11 July 2019

Städte fordern Kanzlerin Merkel zum schlüssigen Handeln für das Klima auf

Mehr und mehr Städte rufen den Klimanotstand aus und richten nun einen eindringlichen Appell an die Bundesregierung, die gemeinsamen Anstrengungen zu verstärken.
Press release
14 March 2019

Towns, cities and regions march with youth for the climate: the time for action is now

For the first time in Europe’s history, towns, cities and regions are marching along with young people from around the world in a Global Climate Strike for the Future. Six local government networks inspired by the youth’s call to action will join the strike on 15 March in Brussels. They jointly call on the European Union and national leaders to take the necessary steps to address climate change in a just and timely manner.
Their main demand: to take heed of calls by the Intergovernm...

Mainstreaming prosumerism

Prosumerism has the potential to drastically contribute to climate neutrality targets and to make the energy transition socially-inclusive and beneficial for all. To support this, the PROSEU project proposes a set of policy recommendations for mainstreaming prosumerism in Europe.

Prosumer Inspiration Book

This handbook invites you to experience the incredibly diverse nature of collective prosumerism and to be inspired by the practical experiences of Living Labs in different European countries.


QuickCheckN is an online self-assessment tool for German communities. It supports communities to get a first impression of how sustainable their management is.
Guidance document

15 Frequently asked questions on socially responsible public procurement

What is socially responsible public procurement (SRPP)? Who benefits from SRPP? How does SRPP differ from ‘traditional’ procurement? These are some of the 15 Frequently Asked Questions compiled in this document published by the European Commission and written by ICLEI to support public buyers.