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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.

Vitoria - Gasteiz

2020 CO2 target

Signatory

Mayor (or equivalent): Patxi Lazcoz Baigorri
Population: 239,361 inhabitants
Website: http://www.vitoria-gasteiz.org

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 19 December 2008
Status 3

Contact

Main contact: Andrés Alonso
Position: Head of Environmental Planning Service
Email: aalonso@vitoria-gasteiz.org

Covenant Coordinators

Covenant Coordinators Countries Signatories
Basque Energy Agency - EVESpain19

Benchmarks

Installing LEDs in all traffic lights of the city
Sector: Public lighting
Implementation timeframe: 2010 - 2010
Area of intervention: Energy efficiency
Policy instrument: Energy management
Responsible body: Mobility
KEY FIGURES
CO2 reduction :
586 t CO2 eq./a
Energy savings (MWh):
1660 MWh/a
Implementation cost (€):
1.12 Million €

Description: Improving the efficiency of 4000 traffic signals in Vitoria-Gasteiz
Financing sources: Local Authority’s own resources, National Funds & Programmes

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Benchmarks Date Language
Installing LEDs in all traffic lights of the city17 Nov 2015 en
Plan de Movilidad Sostenible y Espacio Público16 Nov 2015 es
Plan Estratégico de Alumbrado Sostenible16 Jul 2015 es
Last updated at: 15 October 2013
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