Illustration Signatories

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.

Signatory cities vary in size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris.

The commitments for Covenant Signatories are linked to the European Union’s Climate and energy policy framework. These include the European Union’s climate and energy package for 2020 for signatories who have joined between 2008 and 2015 and the European Union’s 2030 climate and energy framework as well as the EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change for signatories joining after 2015.

As of October 2015, Covenant signatories commit to adopting an integrated approach to climate change mitigation and adaptation. They are required to develop Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans with the aims of cutting CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030 and increasing resilience to climate change within the first two years of adhesion.

The list of cities that have signed up to the Covenant of Mayors can be found below.

Vedelago

Mitigation (2020 target)

Signatory

Mayor (or equivalent): Cristina Andretta
Population: 16,393 inhabitants
Website: http://www.comune.vedelago.tv.it/home.html

Covenant status

Date of adhesion: 29 September 2014
Status 3

Contact

Main contact: Mario Dal Negro
Position: Contact person

Contact

Main contact: Ufficio Ambiente

Contact

Main contact: Lidia Nicola
Position: Contact person

Covenant Coordinators

Covenant Coordinators Countries Signatories
Provincia di TrevisoItaly25

Benchmarks

CHECKUP ENERGETICI E TERMOGRAFIE GRATUITE SUGLI EDIFICI RESIDENZIALI
Sector: Residential buildings
Implementation timeframe: 2016 - 2017
Area of intervention: Integrated action (all above)
Policy instrument: Awareness raising / training
Responsible body: Municipality Environmental Sector
KEY FIGURES
CO2 reduction :
10 k CO2 eq./a

Description: Il Comune di Vedelago, a partire dal gennaio 2017, ha avviato la raccolta di manifestazioni di interesse nei confronti dei privati cittadini, per accedere ad un servizio di termografie gratuite offerte dall'Amministrazione. L'intervento è stato esplicitamente svolto nell'ambito del Piano d'Azione per l'Energia Sostenibile e del Piano Energetico Comunale. L'attività, appena avviata, è attualmente gestita in collaborazione con lo Sportello Energia presente press il Comune.
Financing sources: Local Authority’s own resources

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Benchmarks Date Language
CHECKUP ENERGETICI E TERMOGRAFIE GRATUITE SUGLI EDIFICI RESIDENZIALI 6 Dec 2017 it
Meno emissioni nel TPL 6 Dec 2017 it
Nuova scuola primaria Vedelago Sud 6 Dec 2017 it
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