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Covenant of Mayors for Climate and EnergySlide2

…brings together local and regional authorities voluntarily committed to implementing EU climate and energy objectives on their territory.The Covenant of Mayors for Climate & EnergySlide3

A unique

bottom

-up

movement

shaped by cities, for cities A shared vision of decarbonised and resilient cities where citizens have access to secure, sustainable and affordable energy A growing and inclusive community now counting over 6,500 signatories representing over 210 million citizens

The Covenant of Mayors for Climate & EnergySlide4

Evolution of the initiative200620082015Priority action in the EU Action Plan for Energy Efficiency

Launch of the Covenant of Mayors

Setting new commitments

-20% CO

2

by 2020-40% CO2 by 2030Adapt

Launch of Mayors Adapt

2014

AdaptSlide5

Signatories now pledge to:

Reduce

CO

2

(and possibly other GHG) emissions by at least 40% by 2030 Increase our resilience by adapting to the impacts of climate changeTranslate their political commitment into local results by developing local action plans and reporting on their implementation2015: New commitmentsSlide6

The Covenant step by stepSlide7

An integrated approach77

Energy Demand

Energy Supply

Climate Adaptation

Climate Mitigation

Land Use Planning

Public Services

(Energy & Water Supply, Waste Management, Public Transport, Health Care, Civil Protection & Emergency Services)

Environment & Biodiversity

Agriculture & Forestry

Infrastructures

EconomySlide8

A reference framework for action Consistency and transparency thanks to a common reporting framework for all, flexible and adjustable to local realitiesHigh visibility via personalised signatory profiles on the Covenant websiteEvaluation

of

the data reported

by the Commission's independent scientific centre (signatories are suspended in case of non-compliance) Slide9

Covenant of Mayors ClubsAcademiaAssociated PartnersEuropean federations of companies, NGOs, international networksSupportersNon-profit organisations, associations, agencies

Signatories

Villages

, towns, cities,

counties

The Covenant Community

Local

Regional

National

European / global

Coordinators

Regions, Provinces, Energy AgenciesSlide10

Multi-stakeholder involvementSlide11

6,500+ signatory cities,

280+

regions, provinces & grassroots associations,

ca. 30 Associated Partnersca. 60 Local & Regional Energy Agencies5,100+ Action Plans developed

...

average

CO

2

-emission reduction of about

28%

by 2020

The Covenant of Mayors in key figuresSlide12

As of 2015:Achievements of signatory cities

x4

share

of renewable energy sources in final energy consumption (14%)-14%

energy consumption

x3

local

renewable energy production

-23%

greenhouse gas emissionsSlide13

The Covenant of Mayors around the worldSouth MediterraneanEastern-Europe & South Caucasus

North

America

South America

Sub-Saharan Africa

India

Japan

China

Existing offices

Potential

new

officesSlide14

Specific methodological materials:Supporting

signatories

(1/5)

Guidance materialsAction Plan template & instructionsThematic leafletsSlide15

Funding instrumentsSupporting signatories (2/5)Slide16

Covenant Capacity-Sharing Corner: Discussion Forums – Exchange With Your Peers Resource Library – Search, Add and Rate Resourceswww.eumayors.eu > ‘My Covenant’

Supporting

signatories

(3/5)Slide17

Capacity-building events: Webinars Workshops Finance working groupsSupporting signatories (4/5)Slide18

Helpdesk General helpdesk Country-specific helpdesks: Italy, Spain, Germany & AustriaSupporting signatories (5/5)Slide19

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The Covenant of Mayors on the ground: Examples of local actions

Stakeholder engagement for energy

efficient

schools in

Osona, SpainKey figures:Project duration: 2 years (2012-2014)27 schools involved26% savings in electricity consumption19%

savings

in

heating

€280 000

savings

in

energy

costs

MitigationSlide20

Managing heavy rains and stormwater

in Copenhagen,

Denmark

Cloudburst Management Plan aims to reduce the impacts of pluvial flooding due to heavy rains

Expanding the sewer network and around 300 surface projects focussing on water retention and drainage

+13,000 full-time equivalents with ca. €214 mio in tax revenues expectedThe Covenant of Mayors on the ground: Examples of local actionsAdaptationSlide21

Thank you! More info: www.eumayors.eu

With the support of the European

Union

© photo Nathalie

Nizette

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