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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 and here (PDF format).

Hannover

2020 CO2 targetAdaptation

Signatory

Mayor (or equivalent): Stephan Weil
Population: 520,000 inhabitants
Website: http://www.hannover.de/klimaschutzallianz/

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 12 December 2008
Status 3

Contact

Main contact: Ute Heda
Position: Project Manager

Covenant Supporters

Covenant Supporters Countries Signatories
Climate AllianceGermany85
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European SecretariatGermany25
Last updated at: 21 March 2016
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