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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SEAP_Alps project rewards municipalities for their commitment to the Covenant objectives
31 March 2015 - 12:41
Over 60 small and medium-sized municipalities in the Alps have joined the SEAP_Alps project with the objective to develop Sustainable Energy Action Plans....
COP21 - Energy Commissioner announces a Covenant of Mayors 2030 as part of 3-point strategy
26 March 2015 - 16:51
Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete was in Paris today to discuss strategies to leverage cities’ contribution to the climate agenda, as the mayors of 30 large cities just unveiled plans for joint public procurement to intensify their efforts ahead of the COP21....
Covenant city of Växjö calls on Swedish government to make the country fossil-fuel free
25 March 2015 - 18:02
The Swedish town of Växjö, which is known as the "greenest city in Europe", was one the firsts to commit to the Covenant of Mayors with the objective to reduce its CO2 emissions by 65% by 2020 (baseline year 1993)....
6 years of Covenant of Mayors in figures: Assessment report shows cities' ambition
23 March 2015 - 17:45
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre just published a 6-year assessment report providing main statistics on Covenant signatories' commitments....
European Commission wishes to âexportâ the Covenant of Mayors
20 March 2015 - 12:16
Busy week for energy. Just yesterday at the European Council meeting, EU leaders agreed to create an Energy Union to build affordable, secure and sustainable energy within the EU...
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