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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Launch of the largest ever consultation on the future of the Covenant of Mayors
27 July 2015 - 15:39
The Covenant of Mayors initiative, launched in 2008, was born intrinsically linked to the European Union’s 2020 climate and energy package...
Covenant of Mayors Case Study â Vilnius, Lithuania: Urban renovation for energy efficiency
23 July 2015 - 17:29
As a signatory to the Covenant of Mayors, the city of Vilnius has voluntarily committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by at least 26% by 2020....
Save the date! Signing Ceremony 2015 will be held in Brussels on 15 October
20 July 2015 - 11:37
On Thursday 15 October 2015, representatives from towns and cities leading the way on climate mitigation and adaptation will meet in Brussels to launch a new Covenant of Mayors at a high-level ceremony. ...
Energy performance and urban planning: Get inspired by STEP UP tools
16 July 2015 - 09:39
STEP UP (Strategies Towards Energy Performance and Urban Planning) is an energy and sustainability planning project that has brought together 12 municipal, commercial and research partners from Glasgow, Ghent, Gothenburg and Riga (which are all Covenant of Mayors signatories) to assist cities in their transition towards a smart and low carbon future. ...
Improving the collection and access to energy data: Recommendations from the MESHARTILITY project
10 July 2015 - 13:35
In the framework of the MESHARTILITY  project (Measure and share data with utilities for the Covenant of Mayors), 73 pilot municipalities have developed their Sustainable Energy Action Plans in cooperation with energy utilities...
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