The Covenant of Mayors

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A fast growing initiative

2990 cities committed to reduce CO2 emission by more than 20% by 2020

130 million inhabitants (> 25% of EU population)

730 Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) received

  • Covering EU 27 (DG ENER)
  • Extension to the East (DG DEVCO)

6 Eastern Partnership + 5 Central Asian countries


JRC’s support:

  • methodologies and guidelines for SEAPs and emission inventories;
  • assistance to cities to develop SEAPs (helpdesk), analyse of the submitted SEAPs, feedback to the signatories, and monitoring the implementation.


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