City of Mouscron
Belgium

Population: 56011
Area of jurisdiction: 40.08 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 21% by 1990 (1990) 21% by 1990 (1990)
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: 21% by 2020 (1990) 21% by 2020 (1990)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2012 ):  39,023,825 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2012

Mitigation actions

Sustainable Energy Action Plan (called PAED)
Around a ten of the actions is part of this global Action Plan. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Sustainable Energy Action Plan
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. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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Citizen action: 100% green electricity purchasing
Within the Action Plan PAED, action to raise awareness on 100% renewable energy and launching of renewable energy purchasing groups. Start year 2013
Sector Residential
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Biomethanisation
Contacts with local famers to analyze how agriculture waste could be used to produce energy. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Heat network in the city via Electrawinds
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. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Looking for Funding
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Installation of wind turbines
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. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Looking for Funding
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Awareness amongst businesses
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. Start year 2013
Sector Industrial
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Looking for Funding
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Municipal Mobility Plan
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. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Improving the energy efficiency of the public buildings
A part of the PAED Action Plan, including 111 millions of € invested for economic recovery versus 121 000 ton CO2 emissions avoided in 2020. Start year 2013
Sector Buildings
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Looking for Funding
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Citizen action: PAED challenge
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 …). Start year 2013
Sector Residential
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions