leap Press

Increasing awareness of sustainable energy action and planning through communication and dissemination of LEAP activities is of key importance. By disseminating ‘LEAP messages’ throughout Europe, key actors in similar situations can be inspired to take action. Listed here are the latest news items from the project which highlight our activities and progress, including a selection of press releases, newsletters and articles.

Press Releases Newsletters Articles & Other News

Latest Press

LEAP leads workshop in Brussels

June 2013

LEAP leads workshop in Brussels

This year's European Sustainable Energy Week  (EUSEW) will see the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)-led European project, L...

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TCPA leads on spatial planning & energy in Europe

January 1970

TCPA leads on spatial planning & energy in Europe

Leading housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)[1], will this week be hosting a workshop at a prestigious...

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European energy experts meet in Dublin

October 2013

European energy experts meet in Dublin

This week Dublin will host a high-level and expert group of speakers and delegates from across the Republic of Ireland and Europe as South Dubli...

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TCPA responds to Select Committee Heat Inquiry

September 2013

TCPA responds to Select Committee Heat Inquiry

Leading planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has responded to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee&rsquo...

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DECC urged to recognise planning power

August 2013

DECC urged to recognise planning power

Leading planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has welcomed the Department for Energy and Climate Change’s com...

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UK councils cannot afford to miss EU project opportunities

August 2013

UK councils cannot afford to miss EU project opportunities

TCPA launches seminar series to harness EU funding opportunities and share policy best practice The Town and Country Planning Association (T...

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Maribor raises awareness about carbon emissions from energy use

May 2013

Maribor raises awareness about carbon emissions from energy use

Datum: 28.5.2013 ZADEVA: SPOROČILO ZA JAVNOST MESEC TRAJNOSTNE ENERGIJE V MARIBORU  '1 TONA CO2' V predprostoru Ve...

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South Dublin sets out vision to cut CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020

May 2013

South Dublin sets out vision to cut CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020

On Monday 13th May 2013, the elected members of South Dublin County Council approved the South Dublin Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP). The...

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Reaching EU energy targets: South Dublin takes the LEAP!

February 2013

Reaching EU energy targets: South Dublin takes the LEAP!

South Dublin County Council to launch the ‘Draft South Dublin Sustainable Energy Action Plan’, on public display from Thursday 21st ...

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Local energy agencies join together to support Maribors SEAP

December 2012

Local energy agencies join together to support Maribors SEAP

 V Mariboru poteka dvodnevni konzorcij lokalnih energetskih agencij Slovenije (KLEAS). Namen konzorcija je uresničevanje zastavljenih ...

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Mayor of Sofia: 'LEAP lets us aim to improve urban environments'

November 2012

Mayor of Sofia: 'LEAP lets us aim to improve urban environments'

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Sofia launches an action plan for sustianable energy by 2020

November 2012

Sofia launches an action plan for sustianable energy by 2020

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Sofia implements Sustianable Energy Policy through LEAP

July 2012

Sofia implements Sustianable Energy Policy through LEAP

Представиха проекта LEAP з ...

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Sofia integrates sustainable energy policy and planning

July 2012

Sofia integrates sustainable energy policy and planning

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Cornwall Council launches planning guidance for renewable energy

August 2012

Cornwall Council launches planning guidance for renewable energy

Guidance documents are now available on the Council’s website to help anyone wanting to submit a planning application for a renewable ener...

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Cornwall showcases pathway to clean, green, low carbon economy

July 2012

Cornwall showcases pathway to clean, green, low carbon economy

Following the success of last year, Cornwall Council will be holding their second Renewable Energy Show, 26th-27th July 2012. This year’s ...

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'Connect with Energy' in South Dublin

June 2012

'Connect with Energy' in South Dublin

South Dublin County Council signed up to the Covenant of Mayors on Monday June 11th 2012 and hosted a week long ‘Connect with Energy&rsquo...

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LEAP hosts 'Energy Day' in Maribor

June 2012

LEAP hosts 'Energy Day' in Maribor

The European LEAP (Leadership for Energy and Action Planning) project will be hosting an ‘Energy Day’ in Maribor as part of the Euro...

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South Dublin signs up to the Covenant of Mayors

June 2012

South Dublin signs up to the Covenant of Mayors

As the culmination of a year-long involvement in the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) funded LEAP (Leadership in Energy Action and Planning) Proj...

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South Dublin to host 'Connect with Energy'

June 2012

South Dublin to host 'Connect with Energy'

South Dublin County Council are to host  ‘Connect with Energy’,  an event aimed at providing advice and support to homes a...

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Sharing learning on local renewable energy solutions

March 2012

Sharing learning on local renewable energy solutions

This month saw the first peer to peer support meeting of all the partners of the European Leadership in Energy Action and Planning (LEAP) projec...

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Zagreb hosts LEAP staff and politician seminar

January 2012

Zagreb hosts LEAP staff and politician seminar

CITY OF ZAGREB PRESS RELEASE: JANUARY 2012 Aktivnosti i mogućnosti financiranja u sklopu projekta „LEAP“ U prostorijama...

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Sofia hold's LEAP internal seminar

December 2011

Sofia hold's LEAP internal seminar

SOFIA MUNICIPALITY PRESS RELEASE: December 2011 Пресконференц&...

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Discussing strategies for energy efficiency in Sofia

December 2011

Discussing strategies for energy efficiency in Sofia

SOFIA MUNICIPALITY PRESS RELEASE: December 2011 Обсъждат страт...

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Integrating Sustainable Energy Policy Seminar in Sofia

December 2011

Integrating Sustainable Energy Policy Seminar in Sofia

SOFIA MUNICIPLAITY PRESS RELEASE: DECEMBER 2011 ОБСЪЖДАТ ИНТЕГ...

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Hannover's Ambitious Solar Energy Campaign

November 2011

Hannover's Ambitious Solar Energy Campaign

CITY OF HANNOVER PRESS RELEASE: NOVEMBER 2011 Ambitious Solar Campaign Launched in Hannover as part of Energy Action Plan Citizens, busi...

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South Dublin commits to energy saving projects

October 2011

South Dublin commits to energy saving projects

SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY COUNCIL PRESS RELEASE: October 2011 ~ Three Local Authorities to take lead in testing new technologies and policies to s...

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Europäisches Partnertreffen in Hagen

November 2011

Europäisches Partnertreffen in Hagen

CITY OF HAGEN PRESS RELEASE: 11 NOVEMBER 2011 Vom 7. bis 9 November trafen sich Vertreter von zehn Stadtverwaltungen und Organisationen aus ...

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A new Sustainable Energy Community announced in South Dublin

October 2011

A new Sustainable Energy Community announced in South Dublin

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced Tallaght as one of three new exemplar Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) in I...

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Cornwall invited to take part in LEAP project

September 2011

Cornwall invited to take part in LEAP project

PRESS RELEASE: 15 September 2011 Cornwall invited to take part in LEAP project Cornwall Council’s growing reputation as a world le...

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Hundreds Flock to Renewable Energy Show

July 2011

Hundreds Flock to Renewable Energy Show

  Cornwall Council press release Press release: 15th August 2011 HUNDREDS FLOCK TO RENEWABLE ENERGY SHOW More than 1,000&n...

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New European project to help deliver ambitious carbon targets

May 2011

New European project to help deliver ambitious carbon targets

  Press release: Tuesday 24th May 2011 Contact:  Fiona Mannion, TCPA Communications Manager, 020 7930 8903 / 07881 908 75...

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