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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EEFIG report identifies ways to drive more finance for energy efficiency investments
26 February 2015 - 16:46
Today, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) co-convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative launched its final report on the occasion of the Heating and Cooling Conference....
Improving street lighting energy efficiency: Guidance for municipalities and ESCOs
20 February 2015 - 12:29
Street lighting can account for up to 30-50% of the total electricity consumption of municipalities. The recent market introduction of LED technology for street lighting offers high savings with comparatively short pay-back times...
Chamonix (France): What's the plan for the Alpine Town of the Year 2015?
18 February 2015 - 17:31
The small city of Chamonix, France, was nominated "Alpine Town of the Year 2015", by the way becoming a member of the Alpine Town of the Year Association....
Covenant of Mayors Community â Welcome to Academia!
16 February 2015 - 17:10
Willing to make the academic sector a part of the community, the Covenant of Mayors Office has created an Academia corner on the website, with the aim to bring students, researchers and scientists closer to the signatory cities and to better share research results....
Using the Covenant of Mayors âto its full potentialâ: From developing a plan to monitoring citiesâ actions
13 February 2015 - 16:59
In his opening address at the Energy Union conference (held on 6 February in Riga, Latvia), Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete expressed the European Commission’s wish to use the Covenant of Mayors "to its full potential"....
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