Covenant of Mayors Office
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Covenant Coordinators are public authorities that are in a position to provide strategic guidance, technical and financial support to Covenant of Mayors signatories and municipalities signing up to it.
Alongside financial assistance, Covenant Coordinators typically support signatories in conducting a CO2 emission inventory and/or a climate risk assessment, as well as in preparing and implementing their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans.
- Covenant Territorial Coordinators are decentralised authorities, such as regions, provinces or grouping of local authorities,
- Covenant National Coordinators are national public bodies such as ministries or national energy agencies.
The European Commission recognises them as important allies to support Covenant of Mayors signatories to meet their commitments and increase the impact of the Covenant.
Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio Junta de Andalucía
|Main contact:||Lidia Suárez Samadiego|
StrategyThe Regional Environmental Government of Andalusia, by means of the D.G for Climate Change and Urban Environment, will support the Covenant by giving technical assistance to municipalities of Andalusia through the Ciudad 21 Program and will promote the Covenant of Mayors in all of these municipalities.
Description: The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment developed a pilot project to study the lighting in ten Andalusian towns with population levels between 1000 and 60000. The study, which analyzed 13,178 streetlights, whose main objective is to reduce CO2 emissions, energy consumption, billing municipal, minimize the impact on biodiversity and astronomical observations. Light pollution also disrupts the sleep cycle of people, with negative implications for their health. These councils must adapt their lighting under the Regulation on Protection of the Night Sky. In order to make it easier for municipalities to adapt their facilities considering environmental criteria, in addition to the legal, technical and economic, the Department has conducted this pilot scheme.
Signatories involved: Pulpí, Gérgal, Conil de la Frontera, Cabra, Beas de Granada, Segura de la Sierra, Linares de la Sierra, Algarrobo, Alcalá de Guadaíra and Marchena.
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