City of Cincinnati
United States

Population: 297517
Area of jurisdiction: 206.01 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 40% by 2028 (2006) 40% by 2028 (2006)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: 100% by 2014 n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2009 ):  345,078 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2006, 2009

Mitigation actions

Solar on City Facilities
The City has solar panels on 23 facilities through power purchase agreements. Start year  
Sector Buildings
Type  
Status  
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What's Your Green Umbrella Campaign
The primary component of the campaign is the website www.greenumbrella.org, which is informative and interactive and show exactly how much energy is saved by performing specific tasks, and calculates the reported activity of registered users to they can see actual environmental impact and cost savings of their actions. Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status  
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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance
Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance is a non-profit dedicated to helping Cincinnati communities reduce their energy costs. Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status  
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Green Waste Composting
Easy residential pick up of yard waste for composting. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status  
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Energy Efficiency in City Buildings
Used Energy Services Performance contracts to retrofit city facilities Start year 2009
Sector Buildings
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status Completed
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Green Energy Aggregation
Used State of Ohio electricity aggregation law to purchase green power for 50,000 residents and businesses in the City Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Regulatory
Status Completed
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Enhanced Recycling
providing recycling carts helped increase recycling rates Start year 2010
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions