Illustration Covenant Supporters

Covenant Supporters Covenant Supporters The European Commission defines “Covenant Supporters” as European, national and regional networks and associations of local authorities which leverage their lobbying, communication and networking activities to promote the Covenant of Mayors initiative and support the commitments of its signatories. , with expert knowledge of the regulatory, legislative and financial framework under which they operate - be it at the national, regional or European level - are ideally placed to provide tailored advice to 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. and identify synergies with existing initiatives. They too are crucial partners of the Covenant of Mayors Office Covenant of Mayors Office The Covenant of Mayors Office (CoMO), established and funded by the European Commission, is responsible for the coordination and daily management of the initiative. It provides signatories with administrative support and technical guidance, facilitates networking between Covenant stakeholders and ensures the promotion of their activities. The CoMO is managed by a consortium of European networks representing local and regional authorities, led by Energy-Cities and composed of CEMR, CLIMATE ALLIANCE, EUROCITIES and Fedarene. , especially considering their ability to adapt the Covenant objectives and messages in a way that makes sense to the realities on the ground.

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List of Covenant Supporters Covenant Supporters The European Commission defines “Covenant Supporters” as European, national and regional networks and associations of local authorities which leverage their lobbying, communication and networking activities to promote the Covenant of Mayors initiative and support the commitments of its signatories. :

FEDARENE - European Federation of Regions and Agencies for Energy and Environment

Profile

President:Domac Julije
Country: Belgium
Website: http://www.fedarene.org

Contact

Main contact: Dominique Bourges
Email: fedarene@fedarene.org
Phone: +32/2.646.82.10

Strategy

FEDARENE is the premier European network of regional and local organisations which implement, co-ordinate and facilitate energy and environment policies. Regional and local agencies, ministries and departments working in these fields, are represented in FEDARENE. As a Supporting Structure, FEDARENE will promote the adhesion to the Covenant among its members, encourage and facilitate the exchange of experience on its implementation.

Benchmarks

LED lighting in public and exhibition buildings - ILLUMINATE
Category: Awareness raising
Description: The ILLUMINATE project (ended June 2014) studied SSL-LED (Solid State Lighting using Light Emitting Diodes) technology applied to the case of large public exhibition areas (museum, aquarium,…) towards improved energy efficiency and quality of the lighting. SSL integrated and controlled by intelligent systems, consents varying colour, intensity, through innovative and pleasant design. The pilot installations implemented under the project are: - Aquarium of Genoa - City Hall of Belfast - Porto Antico area in Genova - Zoo of Rotterdam - Cretaquarium, Crete - Experimentarium Copenhagen - Sea Museum of Lithuania ILLUMINATE was funded under the FP7, ICT-PSP together with its partner project LED4ART www.cip4led.eu

 



Benchmarks Date Language
LED lighting in public and exhibition buildings - ILLUMINATE en
Valencian Community, ES – Improvement of energy performance in traffic lights en
European Network of Regional GHG Emissions and Energy Watch: ENERGee-Watch en
Multi-Level Governance in sustainable energy planning - COOPENERGY en
Last updated at: 5 September 2014
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