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Covenant of Mayors
  Covenant Quarterly Newsletter March 2013  
       
 
Ambitious vision, ambitious actions - The road to a fossil fuel-free Stockholm
Interview with Sten Nordin, Mayor of Stockholm, Sweden. The Mayor of Stockholm aspires to reduce the city’s CO2 emissions by a staggering 45% by 2020, as indicated in the Sustainable Energy Action Plan submitted to the Covenant of Mayors Office. To reach this destination, the city is taking initiatives on a number of fronts, rethinking its own organisation and overall planning, with the engagement of businesses and citizens alike. In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors (...) Read more
 
       
  Inspiring Achievements
  The majority of ELENA projects approved by the European Investment Bank were submitted by Covenant Signatories and Coordinators. Putting together sound investment programmes to finance sustainable energy projects is a considerable challenge for (...) Read more Glasgow has just been granted the remarkable amount of £24m (almost €28m) by the UK government to become one of the first smart cities in the country. This Covenant of Mayors Signatory was selected among 30 candidate-cities which all submitted (...) Read more  
   
  Latest Highlights
  The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) has developed the CEB-ELENA facility in partnership with the European Commission and with the support of the Intelligent Energy Europe II programme. Read more The Covenant of Mayors has grown up. It will soon turn five years old and include some 5,000 mayors committed to EU climate and energy objectives. Many of the early signatories are now looking back on the progress made thus far, while others are (...) Read more On 1 February 2012, experts from Covenant Signatory cities, coordinating and supporting structures gathered in Brussels to share experience in monitoring the progress of Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) implementation. This event, (...) Read more With the landmark threshold of 2,500 submitted Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) soon to be exceeded, the Covenant of Mayors’ impact cannot be understated. Read more  
   
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  24 June 2013 - Brussels, Belgium  
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  21 March 2013 - Online, Belgium  
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  The sole responsibility for the content of this newsletter lies with the Covenant of Mayors Office. It does not necessary reflect the opinion of the European Union. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein. The Covenant of Mayors was set up with financial support of the European Commission and consists of five associations of European local authorities: Energy Cities, Climate Alliance, Eurocities, CEMR, and Fedarene.

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