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The Covenant of Mayors is the mainstream European movement involving local and regional authorities, voluntarily committing to increasing energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources on their territories. By their commitment, Covenant signatories aim to meet and exceed the European Union 20% CO2 reduction objective by 2020.

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Covenant cities pledge emission cuts exceeding carbon footprint of Belgium and Luxemburg combined!
17 December 2014 - 11:39
New analysis conducted by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre found that the CO2 emission reductions planned by Covenant signatory cities amounted to 189 Mtonnes of CO2 eq., which is more than the current overall emissions of Belgium and Luxembourg combined....
Energy planning: How to join forces across cities and regions? Two guides published
15 December 2014 - 15:00
How can small local authorities bundle efforts to produce a joint Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP)? How can a province or region mainstream a successful methodology to fast-track the EU analysis of numerous local action plans? Two guides have been published by the Covenant of Mayors Office to provide detailed answers to such questions....
Lima 2014: âThe Covenant of Mayors should serve as a model to other continents"
11 December 2014 - 11:26
In an event organised this week in parallel to the UN climate talks in Lima, the Province of Barcelona Deputy President for Environment called on the Covenant of Mayors to serve as a model to be replicated in other continents, thus initiating the launch of a global movement. ...
New Commissionâs Investment Plan to trigger â¬350 billion of investments
9 December 2014 - 09:38
On 25 November 2014, the European Commission unveiled its brand new Strategic Investment Plan proposal...
Local sustainable energy action plans are key to European energy security
2 December 2014 - 15:23
The 8th annual conference on EU Energy Policy and Energy Security of Central Europe (CEEC) took place on 23–25 November 2014 in Bratislava.The objectives of the conference were to evaluate the achievements...
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