City of Mouscron

Belgium
Summary
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    Population 56011
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    Area N/A
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    GDP N/A
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    Targets by 1990 Reduce 21% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by City of Mouscron

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The City of Mouscron has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 21% by 1990 compared to 1990 emission level.

 

    Local Government
     

  • The City of Mouscron has committed to reduce its Local Government emissions by 21% by 1990 compared to 1990 emission level.
Actions
Biomethanisation - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

Contacts with local famers to analyze how agriculture waste could be used to produce energy.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Heat network in the city via Electrawinds - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

Within the PAED, the city wants to negotiate a heat supply contract with Electrawinds with the aim of supplying a future potential power grid of 14 km in the city.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Installation of wind turbines - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status:

Following a study carried out in 2004, the city will analyze how (and where) installing a wind farm into the territory. The city will also carry out a city in order to analyze the potential of installing micro wind installations in the industrial estates.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Citizen action: 100% green electricity purchasing - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

Within the Action Plan PAED, action to raise awareness on 100% renewable energy and launching of renewable energy purchasing groups.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
Sustainable Energy Action Plan - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

The city developed this Action Plan after the Covenant of Mayors was signed in 2013. The city aims to invest 111 of millions of € for economic recovery, for a better purchasing power and for economies.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Waste
local action
Awareness amongst businesses - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

Awareness via the pilot training centre in eco-construction ELEA located in Mouscron with the aim of raising the number of buildings with low energy consumption (passive or positive energy). Awareness via the inter-communal structure that concluded a partnership with 15 businesses with the aim of reducing energy consumption within them.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial
Improving the energy efficiency of the public buildings - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

A part of the PAED Action Plan, including 111 millions of € invested for economic recovery versus 121 000 ton CO2 emissions avoided in 2020.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
Citizen action: PAED challenge - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

Rewarding the eco-citizens by refunding their investment work or sustainable purchasing. Investing money in social housing of the city (building insulation, use of environmental friendly products …) with the aim of improving the quality of life (health …).

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Sectors:
  • Residential
Sustainable Energy Action Plan (called PAED) - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

Around a ten of the actions is part of this global Action Plan.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Waste
Municipal Mobility Plan - City of Mouscron
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

The City of Mouscron has been selected as “pilot cycling city” in Wallonia for 2016: build of 57 km cycle lanes and 230 bike racks and 19 bike storage areas.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
Inventories
Community inventories

The City of Mouscron has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2012, the Stationary energy and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Mouscron
GHG inventory in 2012
Government operations inventory

The City of Mouscron has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2012, the Waste management, Industrial process and product use and Agriculture, forest and other land use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Mouscron
GHG inventory in 2012
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Initiative

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