About us


The Association of Municipalities Polish Network „Energie Cités” (PNEC) is:

  • a non-government and non-profit organization
  • since 1994 working on local sustainable energy policies and climate protection
  • promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy use
  • co-operating with local authorities in Poland.

The Association represents Polish local authorities, mainly municipalities but also municipal companies and associations.

The Association of Municipalities Polish Network „Energie Cités” is a member of the European Network “Énergie Cités” with its main office in Besançon , France.


  • promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • climate protection
  • ecological education
  • exchange of experience
  • information on using structural funds for energy issues in municipality
  • help in identifying financing sources for the projects
  • looking for projects partners


  • Participation in over 40 national and international projects
  • Organization of over 80 seminars, trainings, study tours and conferences in the framework of the projects financed by EU programmes (TEMPUS, SAVE, ALTENER, INTERREG IIIC), USAID (World, Learning, ASE, AED, PAUCI, MUNEE) and national sources
  • Training of over 3 000 representatives of local authorities
  • Co-operation with partners from different countries (e.g. Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kirgizstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom).

More details about our main Project can be found in files:

 Referencje (PL)
 References (EN)

You are very welcomed to join us!


  • to receive information on the various calls for proposals and grants for investments aiming at reduction of energy consumption and environment protection
  • to attend conferences, training sessions and technical visits at reduced prices (free publications or educational materials)
  • to exchange experiences with other municipalities from Poland and abroad and use others' practices as a source of inspiration for implementing energy efficiency and climate protection projects in your own town or city
  • to be involved in projects aimed at improving their energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources
  • to get help in preparing proposals
  • to promote your actions and experiences via our network in national and international forums
  • to take part in lobbying initiatives and facilite partnership-building process
  • to make use of the experience and international contacts of Polish network