Covenant Signatories

Municipality of Loures

Rua do Funchal n.º 49 r/c
Country

Portugal

Population

200,000

Date of adhesion

31/03/2010

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Key Actions

  • Public eco-purchases
    • Description:

      Achieving the goals of the National Strategy of "Green Public Procuremente" (GPP). In cooperation between buyers and suppliers to establish a network of sustainable procurement.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:1.84
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  • Equipment replacement
    • Description:

      Replace equipment, after its failure or malfunction, by more efficient equipment with quality assurance of Energy Star.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:0.2
    • Implementation cost:35000
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  • Outer insulation
    • Description:

      Enhanced external insulation in municipal buildings, achieving a payback within a maximum of two years.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:10.5
    • Implementation cost:15000
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  • Promote through partnerships (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      In partnership with relevant stakeholders, may develop an information network on the new mobility throughout the city.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:139.11
    • Implementation cost:4500
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  • Competition for the best electric mobility schoolwork (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Promote the development of autonomous learning and group about electric mobility.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:347.78
    • Implementation cost:2000
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  • Loures Zero Carbon – municipal fleet vehicles fuel change
    • Description:

      Use of natural gas replacing conventional diesel in vehicles used by the Local Authority and public transport.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:1033
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  • Exhibitions/markets
    • Description:

      Organize an annual fair or exhibition where companies linked to Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy, may promote their services and products.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • Implementation cost:7000
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  • Quiz and drive test (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Reduce or cancel the dissonance regarding this new mobility model and highlight the strengths, such as economics, ease of loading and State incentives.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:52.17
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  • Public transportation incentives
    • Description:

      Contributing to the increased use of public transport.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:3960
    • Implementation cost:10000
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  • Magic Circle (Circulo Mágico)
    • Description:

      It's a school project on Environmental Education, "Circulo Mágico", which aims to lead activities to schools, allowing further study and, within and outside the school, diversified environmental issues.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2008-2020
    • Implementation cost:10000
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  • School collaboration for the construction of an electric mobility agenda (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Develop  in schools an news agenda  about electric mobility.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:90.42
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  • Municipal housing stock – DHW
    • Description:

      Installation of solar thermal system in 50% of social housing.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:104
    • Implementation cost:126000
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  • Solar thermal (DHW) - Pools
    • Description:

      Install 100% of the pools, which have facades or terraces facing south, a solar thermal system for domestic hot water - DHW.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:5.7
    • Implementation cost:50000
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  • Theme park for renewable energy
    • Description:

      Park devoted to environmental education, developes in partnership with companies concerned with the issue.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: local electricity production
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:3.6
    • Renewable energy produced:10.8
    • Implementation cost:100000
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  • Industry and tertiary sector (services)
    • Description:

      Apply 20% reduction in the rate pours industries and companies in the tertiary sector, suffering a decline of 20% of current consumption pattern.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: industry
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:259
    • Implementation cost:25000
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  • End-Of-Life vehicles
    • Description:

      Arrange a service for voluntary surrender of End of Life Vehicles (ELV), allowing owners get rid of your vehicles. The owners have the assurance of dismantling and recycling of vehicles.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:4.8
    • Implementation cost:40000
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  • Distribution of printed books/manual games on Electric Mobility Program (MOBI.E)
    • Description:

      Promoting environmental education for the public infant, actively involving the young.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:121.72
    • Implementation cost:4500
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  • Availability of multimedia content on electric mobility (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Promote education on environmental issues in public child.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:86.94
    • Implementation cost:1000
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  • Creation of creativity awards for electric mobility promotion (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Develop creative languages ​​in the field of electric mobility.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:57.39
    • Implementation cost:4000
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  • Solar thermal (DHW) - Gyms
    • Description:

      Integration of solar thermal systems for heating domestic hot water (AQS) in 100% of the sports facilities that have good sun exposure.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:18.6
    • Implementation cost:200000
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  • Certified public buildings
    • Description:

      All public buildings should have energy certification.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2015-2020
    • Implementation cost:50000
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  • Public lighting
    • Description:

      Use of equipment voltage regulation and controllers lighting energy. These provide energy savings up to 25% in public lighting systems and even reduce maintenance costs and replacement lamps.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: public lighting
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:816
    • Implementation cost:500000
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  • Used cooking oil
    • Description:

      Collection and recycling of used cooking oil for biodiesel production.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:892.8
    • Implementation cost:100000
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  • Circulation on priority urban lane (like BUS lane) for electric vehicles (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Aspiring to acquire about 50 electric vehicles per year, this measure may be implemented, at least initially, subject to the necessary modification of existing legislation.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:86.94
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  • Forestry action
    • Description:

      Treatment and cleaning selective of weeds and vegetation, especially on poles medium and high voltage. Shares of afforestation on abandoned agricultural lands and areas of degraded forest vocation.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:1910
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  • Environmental education center
    • Description:

      It is a center for implementation of communication strategies and dynamization activities for any age group.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2008-2020
    • Implementation cost:10000
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  • Municipal forum on electric mobility (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Developing taste in young people  for environmental matters, particularly on electric mobility.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:260.83
    • Implementation cost:2500
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  • Solar thermal (DHW) – Schools
    • Description:

      Install 100% of schools that include south-facing facades and terraces, a solar thermal system for domestic hot water - AQS.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:57
    • Implementation cost:500000
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  • Service buildings
    • Description:

      Should be installed, about 80%, in large buildings service renewable energy systems.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2015-2020
    • CO2 reduction:5500
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  • “On-Wheels” (
    • Description:

      It consists in encouraging the use of clean vehicles.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:0.52
    • Implementation cost:18000
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  • Promote car sharing systems (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      To be created by private, it is considered that the systems sharing vehicles should have the support of the municipality, with conditions previously stipulated.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:144.33
    • Implementation cost:3000
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  • Mailing (MOBI.E Presentation)
    • Description:

      Give companies information about the MOBI.E program, so they can plan or consider a restructuring of the fleet.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:173.89
    • Implementation cost:2500
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  • Launch campaign for traditional
    • Description:

      Create accession for the new mobility model.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:69.56
    • Implementation cost:3500
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  • Eco drive test (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Take journalists to realize the advantages of the new mobility paradigm.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:260.83
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  • LED traffic lights
    • Description:

      Progressive replacement of traffic lights with LED lights with PV support.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: public lighting
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:220
    • Implementation cost:34800
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  • Forestry project
    • Description:

      The Loures City Council in partnership with the company Valorsul business, carried out the planting of 15,172 trees of Mediterranean species in four municipal land.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:138.5
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  • Mobility Forum (3 cycles of debate) (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Influence the agenda-setting by creating an event with high media coverage.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:260.83
    • Implementation cost:2000
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  • Environmental documentation center
    • Description:

      It consists of a library specializing in environmental issues and make available to its users four distinct spaces for those looking to learn about the environment: Space consultation; toy library; database or Web and multimedia.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2008-2020
    • Implementation cost:5000
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  • Microgeneration
    • Description:

      Installation of microgeneration systems in five municipal buildings.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: local electricity production
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:185
    • Renewable energy produced:580
    • Implementation cost:70000
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  • Dedicated parking for electric vehicles (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      This measure could be applied depending on the number of vehicles powered by electricity energy in the city. Its implementation requires monitoring the evolution of the purchase of electric vehicles.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:137.37
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  • Creation/access to low emission zones (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Create or allow access and movement in sensitive urban areas, where it is intended that the emission of pollutants and noise is reduced. These areas are usually closed to vehicle traffic combustion.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:52.16
    • Implementation cost:10000
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  • Fleet renewal programs with electric vehicles (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Adoption of electric vehicles in fleet renewal programs in the universe of services and municipal enterprises.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:86.94
    • Implementation cost:15000
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  • Meetings (MOBI.E Presentation)
    • Description:

      Meetings with key stakeholders of the program MOBI.E: responsible companies with fleets, responsible of associations of the transport sector and the business sector (business associations) and associations of taxi drivers.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:173.89
    • Implementation cost:1500
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  • Business models and associated equipment to the loading areas (Program MOBI.E)
    • Description:

      It is a relevant measure, but whose application will depend on the characteristics of each loading point.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
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  • Energy monitoring program
    • Description:

      Implement a system for recording, monitoring and management of energy consumption in buildings of the City Council Loures.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:10.4
    • Implementation cost:120000
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  • Municipal housing stock – certification
    • Description:

      Energy Certification for 100% of social housing by 2020.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • Implementation cost:31950
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  • Total or partial exemption from parking fee (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      This measure is intended to apply tariffed parking areas of municipal initiative, from electric vehicles are provided with identification regulated.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:173.89
    • Implementation cost:5000
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  • Agriculture
    • Description:

      Awareness program and demonstration of technologies for sustainable agriculture.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:31
    • Implementation cost:10000
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  • MOBI.E divulgation reinforcement
    • Description:

      Give companies information about the MOBI.E program, so they can plan or consider a restructuring of the fleet.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:173.89
    • Implementation cost:3000
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  • Municipality promotion (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Enjoy all the features of the municipality and the participating entities to promote the new  model  mobility.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:121.72
    • Implementation cost:4000
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  • Efficient buildings
    • Description:

      Installation of occupancy sensors in crowded areas and replacement of light bulbs for compact fluorescent lamps or LED according to each situation, in all the municipal buildings.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:228
    • Implementation cost:12000
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  • Windows replacement
    • Description:

      Replacement for double glazing in municipal buildings.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:25
    • Implementation cost:75000
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  • New vehicles
    • Description:

      In partnership with Valorsul business, we obtained 18 new vehicles powered by electricity for street cleaning.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:5.7
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  • Solar thermal - Domestic Sector
    • Description:

      Program to promote solar thermal systems in the domestic sector, through funding and tax benefits.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:1134
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  • Microgeneration near the loading areas (Program MOBI.E)
    • Description:

      Has great relevance, meeting the strategic objectives of the project of electric mobility. The charging of electric vehicles may include a energy component from microgeneration with the loading areas.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: local electricity production
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:139.11
    • Renewable energy produced:521.02
    • Implementation cost:300000
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  • Viral action (social networks) (MOBI.E Program)
    • Description:

      Disclose all MOBI.E project, with its concrete implementation in the city.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:86.94
    • Implementation cost:5500
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  • Launch campaign for traditional
    • Description:

      Create accession for the new mobility model.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • CO2 reduction:69.56
    • Implementation cost:12500
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  • Power factor correction
    • Description:

      Assessment and analysis of reactive power bill in the municipal public administration, defense and social security. Elaboration of report with recommendations for a solution to clearing through the bank of capacitors.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2012-2020
    • Implementation cost:40000
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  • Bicycle path
    • Description:

      Implementation of a bicycle path, about 20 km, with a priority of connection between the main urban zones.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: others
    • Implementation timeframe:2013-2020
    • CO2 reduction:3.6
    • Implementation cost:800000
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