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The fight against climate change will be won or lost in urban areas. A vast majority of the European population lives and works in cities, consuming an estimated 80% of the energy used in the EU. Local administrations, as the closest government level to citizens are ideally placed to address climate issues in a comprehensive manner. More and more cities are thus deciding to take up the challenge, as shown by the growing number of Covenant of Mayors signatories.

Signatories 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 commit to implement Sustainable Energy Action Plans 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.


2020 CO2 target


Population: 791 inhabitants

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 23 March 2011
Status 3

Covenant Coordinators

Covenant Coordinators Countries Signatories
Province of L'AquilaItaly109


Sostituzione di infissi nella sede del Municipio
Sector: Municipal buildings, equipment/facilities
Implementation timeframe: 2011 - 2011
Area of intervention: Building envelope
Policy instrument: Building standards
Responsible body: Comune
CO2 reduction :
4.45 t CO2 eq./a
Implementation cost (€):
50000 €

Description: Sostituzione di infissi di vecchio di tipo con altri in legno e vetrocamera
Financing sources: National Funds & Programmes

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Sostituzione di infissi nella sede del Municipio 3 Dec 2015 it
Sostituzione di caldaie a combustibili fossili con caldaie a biomasse 3 Dec 2015 it
Installazione di impianti fotovoltaici da 1 kWpicco 3 Dec 2015 it
Last updated at: 17 November 2015
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