Province of Siena
Italy

Population: 273305
Area of jurisdiction: 3821 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 100% by 2015 (2006) 100% by 2015 (2006)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 100% by 2015 (2006) 100% by 2015 (2006)
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: 100% by 2015 100% by 2015
Energy efficiency target: 100% by 2015 (2006) 100% by 2015 (2006)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
2010

Mitigation actions

THERMAL PLANTS CONTROLS
Siena Province by Provincial Agency for Energy, the Environment and Sustainable Development controls thermal plants in its territory (not in the Siena Municipality territory). Results are very interesting: 90.000 boiler controlled per year means 30.000 t CO2 eq./year avoided. Start year 2049
Sector Buildings
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Provincial Energy Plan
The Provincial Energy Plan gives criteria for reducing energy consumptions, reset CO2 emissions and developping renewable energy. Siena Province is carbon free since 2011. The main actions are improving renewable energy sources from geothermal, photovoltaic and waste; energy efficiency in buildings, rules for new buildings, information and sensitization. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

PROVINCIAL CIVIL PROTECTION PLAN
Civil protection plan give guidelines for environmental risks and emergency situations: hydraulic risk, fire risk ecc. Important is the collaboration that is created with Provincial Coordination of Civil Protection volunteer associations from different sectors: health, fire protection of woods, logistics, and specialists (skuba drivers, avieators, parachutists etc.) Start year 2006
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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FOREST FIRE PROTECTION AND REFORESTATION
The project consists in forest fire protection with controls on woods by qualified employees and volunteers. In Siena Province there is an operative central for emergency. One important action is the reforestation of wood. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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