On Friday, 19 of April 2019, at the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Hall in Loggia, the Mayor of Heraklion Mr. Vasilis Lambrinos, sealed the Participation of the Municipality in the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, implementing the relevant decision of the Municipal Council.

Signing the Covenant of Mayors, the Municipality of Heraklion started to promote actions and measures to improve the city’s energy efficiency, to increase the use of renewable energy sources and reduce CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030.

Given the opportunity the Mayor said that the Municipality of Heraklion has already updated the Sustainable Energy Plan, in order to address the impacts of climate change, to reduce the environmental footprint and enhance energy efficiency.

The signing of the Covenant of Mayors is an important milestone for the project Promoting urban integration of GReen INfrastructure to improve climate governance in cities (LIFE17GIC_GR_000029).

More Information for the Covenant of Mayors: https://www.eumayors.eu/

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