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Signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. represent cities that vary in size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris. Within a year following their signature, Covenant signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. commit to implement Sustainable Energy Action Plans Sustainable Energy Action Plans A Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) is the key document in which the Covenant signatory outlines how it intends to reach its CO2 reduction target by 2020. It defines the activities and measures set up to achieve the targets, together with time frames and assigned responsibilities. Covenant signatories are free to choose the format of their SEAP, as long as it is in line with the general principles set out in the Covenant SEAP guidelines. on their territory, with the aim of cutting CO2 emissions by at least 20% by 2020.

The list of cities that have signed up to the Covenant may be found below.

Murcia

2020 CO2 targetAdaptation

Signatory

Mayor (or equivalent): Miguel Ángel Cámara Botía
Population: 424,063 inhabitants
Website: http://www.energiamurcia.eu

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 30 October 2008
Status 3

Contact

Main contact: Maria Cruz Ferreira Costa
Position: ALEM (Agencia Local de Energía & Cambio Climático de Murcia)

Covenant Coordinators

Covenant Coordinators Countries Signatories
Region of MurciaSpain45

Covenant Supporters

Covenant Supporters Countries Signatories
EUROCITIESBelgium107

Benchmarks

SmartSpaces - Saving Energy in Europe’s Public Buildings Using ICT
Sector: Municipal buildings, equipment/facilities
Implementation timeframe: 2012 - 2015
Area of intervention: Information and Communication Technologies
Policy instrument: Energy management
Responsible body: Murcia City Council
KEY FIGURES
CO2 reduction :
151.4 t CO2 eq./a
Energy savings (MWh):
344 MWh/a
Implementation cost (€):
180000 €
surface:
11.942

Description: The project is co-funded by the European Commission within the CIP ICT Policy Support Programme. The project objective is to enable public authorities in Europe significantly to improve their management of energy in the buildings they occupy. Murcia is participating in the project with 6 municipal buildings: Murcia City Council, Annex Building, Police Building, Firemen Building, Civil Protection and Fines Building. The aim of the project is to reduce 20% of energy consumption, carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency. Users of buildings (staff, visitors and professionals) will be encouraged to improve their energy habits and behavior helped by ICT technologies.
Financing sources: EU Funds & Programmes

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Benchmarks Date Language
SmartSpaces - Saving Energy in Europe’s Public Buildings Using ICT 1 Dec 2015 en
Electric Appliance Renewal Plan 1 Dec 2015 es
Telegestion Alumbrado Público Barrio Santa Eulalia 1 Dec 2015 es
Campañas de concienciación 1 Dec 2015 es
Energy audits on municipal buildings 1 Dec 2015 es
MUyBICI- Public bicycle sharing system 1 Dec 2015 en
Bicycle infrastructure: bike lanes and bicycle parking 1 Dec 2015 es
Last updated at: 30 May 2013
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