City of Grenoble
France

Population: 158346
Area of jurisdiction: 18.13 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 75% by 2050 (2005) n/a
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: n/a 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 ( 2013 ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

GRENOBLE FACTEUR 4
Within the framework of its local policy, the city of Grenoble leads, since 2008, the "Grenoble, Facteur 4" action plan, which aims at favouring sustainable development through innovation and consciousness raising efforts. Aspiring to divide by four greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Grenoble has anticipated the European target of the "Three 20" as for the national expectations of the "Grenelle de l'Environnement". Thanks to this policy, Grenoble intends to support sustainable development through several means. Reduce 2012: 100 000 tCO2 base 2005 Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
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Expanded Streetcar Network
In order to extend public transportation services throughout the metro area, Line B is currently being expanded and Line E is being created. Line B expansion represents 1.6 km of new track that connects 15,000 jobs and 3500 residents; Line E extends 11.5 km and is expected to serve 45,000 passengers yearly. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Urban Heating Network Energy Package
A 160-km heating network connects the region and investments were made to convert its central boiler stations from coal to biomass fuels, which led from 200g content in 2008 to 137g content per kwh in 2011 Start year 2012
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Multifamily Housing Facility Energy Renovations
The city of Grenoble is on the cutting edge of residential thermic rehabilitations through its operation of OPATB Grands Boulevards. The metro area has rolled out MUR MUR, an even more important operation, which offers support to property owners based on energy efficiency levels and whose final goal is building renovation. Seventy-one Grenoble condominiums representing 3188 households, have joined the plan since its launch; 43—covering 2005 households—remain active. Start year 2011
Sector Buildings
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions

Drinking Water Resources Conservation
Grenoble’s water supply comes from aquifer-extracted water captured in systems located in a neighboring local jurisdiction. The Isles du Drac Natural Regional Reserve was created to protect those capture systems. Start year 2012
Sector Water Resources
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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The Re-Greening of the City
Currently community agents maintain 254 hectares of greenspace whose trees are a rich repository of over 342 different species and varieties whose diversity has been energized in the last seven years by means of 72 additional species. The city continued its efforts toward sustainable public space management and effectively reached its “zero phytosanitary products” target. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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