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Covenant Community

Signatories

Covenant Coordinators and Supporters

Sustainable Energy Action Plans

Benchmarks of excellence

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Covenant Community

Covenant Actors Total
Signatories 6,265
Inhabitants196,492,726
Coordinators167
Supporters99
Associated Partners25

Signatories

Country-by-country

Countries Signatories Population covered Submitted SEAPs
Albania 2 496 286 (16%) 0 (0%)
Algeria 2 650 000 (2%) 0 (0%)
Armenia 10 1 356 537 (44%) 1 (10%)
Austria 25 1 922 064 (23%) 10 (40%)
Azerbaijan 1 4 000 (0%) 1 (100%)
Bangladesh 1 81 720 (0%) 0 (0%)
Belarus 11 574 896 (6%) 4 (36%)
Belgium 187 5 815 471 (54%) 102 (55%)
Bosnia-herzegovina 15 2 434 387 (65%) 14 (93%)
Bulgaria 23 2 534 023 (34%) 22 (96%)
Chile 1 269 992 (2%) 0 (0%)
Croatia 59 1 926 206 (46%) 57 (97%)
Cyprus 25 505 859 (59%) 20 (80%)
Czech Republic 10 332 244 (3%) 10 (100%)
Denmark 38 3 278 071 (63%) 33 (87%)
Estonia 6 549 173 (43%) 2 (33%)
Finland 10 1 965 301 (38%) 8 (80%)
France 109 15 270 659 (25%) 96 (88%)
Georgia 9 1 924 800 (46%) 5 (56%)
Germany 65 17 403 825 (21%) 56 (86%)
Greece 100 4 829 357 (45%) 74 (74%)
Hungary 41 2 721 280 (27%) 39 (95%)
Iceland 1 118 427 (41%) 1 (100%)
Ireland 10 1 404 659 (32%) 9 (90%)
Israel 4 160 244 (2%) 0 (0%)
Italy 3474 37 043 116 (63%) 2 730 (79%)
Kazakhstan 8 2 552 533 (16%) 1 (13%)
Latvia 19 1 095 776 (50%) 19 (100%)
Lebanon 18 46 750 (1%) 0 (0%)
Lithuania 14 1 379 419 (42%) 14 (100%)
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of 4 823 092 (40%) 1 (25%)
Malta 24 114 081 (28%) 24 (100%)
Moldova, Republic Of 21 538 288 (15%) 10 (48%)
Montenegro 3 141 416 (22%) 3 (100%)
Morocco 4 1 888 779 (6%) 1 (25%)
Netherlands 18 3 759 620 (23%) 15 (83%)
New Zealand 1 360 000 (9%) 1 (100%)
Norway 8 1 354 872 (31%) 7 (88%)
Palestinian Territories 4 258 146 (7%) 0 (0%)
Poland 35 3 606 002 (10%) 31 (89%)
Portugal 118 5 179 633 (49%) 100 (85%)
Romania 55 4 105 296 (20%) 44 (80%)
Serbia 6 515 674 (5%) 1 (17%)
Slovakia 4 566 961 (10%) 4 (100%)
Slovenia 31 640 418 (32%) 25 (81%)
Spain 1441 26 396 936 (60%) 1 142 (79%)
Sweden 54 4 256 672 (49%) 52 (96%)
Switzerland 8 795 181 (10%) 8 (100%)
Tajikistan 1 30 000 (0%) 1 (100%)
Tunisia 3 592 000 (5%) 0 (0%)
Turkey 8 4 472 507 (6%) 6 (75%)
Ukraine 83 8 516 664 (19%) 35 (42%)
United Kingdom 33 16 936 423 (28%) 31 (94%)


Signatories’ profile

Signatories over time

Covenant Coordinators and Supporters

Signatories supported country-by-country

Countries % signatories supported By Coordinators By Supporters
Algeria 50% 0 0
Armenia 90% 9 9
Austria 92% 0 11
Belgium 86% 146 4
Bosnia-herzegovina 33% 0 5
Bulgaria 22% 0 5
Croatia 22% 0 13
Cyprus 76% 0 19
Denmark 42% 13 3
Estonia 17% 0 1
Finland 50% 0 5
France 32% 1 25
Georgia 78% 0 7
Germany 81% 9 41
Greece 49% 34 16
Hungary 4% 0 1
Iceland 100% 0 1
Ireland 33% 0 2
Israel 25% 0 0
Italy 69% 2015 100
Kazakhstan 13% 1 1
Latvia 5% 0 1
Lebanon 50% 0 0
Lithuania 7% 0 1
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of 50% 0 2
Malta 75% 0 18
Moldova, Republic Of 14% 1 2
Morocco 50% 0 0
Netherlands 56% 6 8
New Zealand 100% 0 1
Norway 88% 0 7
Palestinian Territories 25% 0 0
Poland 77% 0 27
Portugal 52% 33 26
Romania 44% 5 18
Serbia 33% 0 2
Slovenia 3% 0 1
Spain 98% 1391 279
Sweden 54% 0 27
Switzerland 25% 0 2
Tunisia 33% 0 0
Turkey 25% 0 2
Ukraine 52% 8 38
United Kingdom 70% 10 23


Covenant Coordinators and Supporters over time

Sustainable Energy Action Plans

State of play

SEAPs status Total
SEAPs submitted 4,533
SEAPs accepted2,766
SEAPs not accepted174
More information on the SEAP assessment status can be found here.

SEAP approaches overview

Type of CO2 emissions reduction target
Absolute - target calculated based on the total CO2 emissions in the baseline year

Per capita - target calculated based on the total CO2 emissions divided by the number of inhabitants in the baseline year
Emission factors
IPCC - emission factors for fuel combustion which are based on the carbon content of each fuel

Life cycle assessment - emission factors for the overall life cycle of each energy carrier
Emission reporting units
CO2 - only CO2 emissions are accounted

CO2 equivalent - emissions of CO2, CH4 and N2O are accounted and converted into CO2 equivalent
Baseline years
Baseline year - the year against which the 2020 target is set and the achievements of the emissions reduction in 2020 are compared.
More information on the SEAP methodological framework can be found on the SEAP Guidebook

SEAPs submitted over time

Benchmarks of excellence

State of play

Benchmarks of excellence Total
Signatories 1,154
Associated Partners - LAREAs - Coordinators – Supporters127

Snapshot of fields of action

Benchmarks of Excellence submitted by Signatories
Municipal buildings, equipment/facilities280
Tertiary buildings equipment facilities23
Residential buildings77
Public lighting154
Industry12
Transport137
Local electricity production189
Local heat/cold production43
Others239


Benchmarks of excellence submitted by Coordinators and Supporters


Awareness raising25
Financing schemes24
Methods and tools39
Other39

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