Welcome to leap

Welcome to the Leadership for Energy Action and Planning (LEAP) project website. The LEAP project has been established to facilitate a network of pan-European municipalities to plan and deliver local sustainable energy solutions in line with the Covenant of Mayors. A partnership of ten organisations from seven European Union (EU) countries have come together to improve their capacity as key actors in speeding up the local uptake of sustainable energy measures and the move towards a low-carbon local economy. This is essential in order to achieve the EU's challenging energy and climate targets for 2020.

The partners include the Town and Country Planning Association, Southampton City Council and Cornwall Council in the UK; the Cities of Hannover and Hagen in Germany; the Municipalities of Kaunas District.

The LEAP project will improve local energy leadership primarily through an extensive programme of activity centred around the exchange of experience and capacity-building between 'learning' and 'experienced' LEAP partners. Click on the 'About' tab for more details.

The LEAP project was initiated in May 2011 and will run until November 2013. LEAP is co-financed by the European Union's Intelligent Energy - Europe programme, which is managed by the Executive Agency for Competiveness and Innovation.

This website will keep you up to date with all project activities and outcomes, including seminars, case studies, reports, publications and training materials.

Latest News

Jan 1970

TCPA leads on spatial planning & energy in Europe
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Sep 2013

EU Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Planning and sustainable energy
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Sep 2013

TCPA responds to Select Committee Heat Inquiry
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