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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).

Tallinn

2020 CO2 targetAdaptation

Signatory

Mayor (or equivalent): Edgar Savisaar
Population: 413,727 inhabitants
Website: http://www.tallinn.ee

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 5 February 2009
Status 3

Contact

Main contact: Relo Ligi
Position: Deputy Head, Tallinn Environment Department

Contact

Main contact: Villu Pella
Position: Director of Tallinna Energy Agency

Covenant Supporters

Covenant Supporters Countries Signatories
EUROCITIESBelgium107

Benchmarks

Free public transport for citizens
Sector: Transport
Implementation timeframe: 2011 - 2020
Area of intervention: Improvement of logistics and urban freight transport
Policy instrument: Transport mobility planning regulation
Responsible body: Tallinn Transport Department
KEY FIGURES
CO2 reduction :
5340 t CO2 eq./a
Energy savings (MWh):
20000 MWh/a
Implementation cost (€):
15 Million €

Description: Tallinn implemented from 1.Januari 2013 free public transport for the citizens. All citizens and persons over 65 years can use the free public transport
Financing sources: Local Authority’s own resources

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Benchmarks Date Language
Free public transport for citizens16 Feb 2015 en
PPP by renovation the school buildings16 Feb 2015 en
PPP deep renovation two kindergarten16 Feb 2015 en
Last updated at: 25 March 2015
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