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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 of Mayors and Smart Cities & Communities: European cities driving the energy transition
25 June 2015 - 11:52
Last Wednesday (17 June), on the occasion of the European Sustainable Energy Week organised by the European Commission, the Covenant of Mayors and Smart Cities & Communities initiatives organised a joint event in the framework of the High-level Policy Conference: “European cities driving the energy transition”....
European Green Capital & Green Leaf: A whole string of awards for Covenant of Mayors signatories!
23 June 2015 - 15:17
As the German Covenant city of Essen was nominated European Green Capital 2017 just last week, Mollet del Vallès (Spain) and Torres Vedras (Portugal) were the first towns to win the recently-launched Green Leaf Awards and the Spanish town of Vic won the EUSEW 2015 awards....
Prešov Region and 14 Slovak municipalities launch energy-retrofitting works thanks to ELENA facility
18 June 2015 - 14:04
After two years of preparation, the Slovak Region of Prešov - a Covenant Coordinator - was granted support from the ELENA-EIB technical assistance facility. ...
Covenant of Mayors Case Study â Tampere, Finland: Integrated city systems for increased efficiency
12 June 2015 - 11:34
Tampere aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 by investing in cogeneration, high efficiency standards in building and integrated data for transport....
LIFE calls for proposals: Funding for creative ways to respond to climate change challenges
9 June 2015 - 16:46
The European Commission has launched new calls under the LIFE sub-programme for climate action which co-funds creative ways to respond to climate change challenges in Member States...
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