Huddinge Municipality
Sweden

Population: 104353
Area of jurisdiction: 140.63 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a 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 50% by 2050 (2008)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2013 ):  2,502 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2011

Mitigation actions

European mobility week
The European Mobility Week is an awareness campaign on 16-22 September each year. The campaign aims to motivate people to cycle, walk and use public transport as much as possible. The campaign will also encourage different ways to make it easier for residents to use these options. In connection with the Mobility Week activities take place in Huddinge. More information om the website. Start year 2000
Sector Transport
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Parking program
The parking program includes parking for all vehicle types. The municipal park and ride and agreements regarding these should also be handled. The parking program will build on prioritizing public transport including by avoiding area-intensive ground parking solutions close to public transport modes, while planning and permitting to limit the number of workplace parking areas with good public transport. The basic principle should be that those who use the car park to pay the cost of the site. Bicycle parking priority over car park. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Electric cars in the home care function
The Municipality home care has swiched to electric cars. They started with two cars and now there is ten. Gradually all the home help cars are going to be replaced with electric cars. Start year 2013
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Mobility management in external retail area Kungens kurva
In the fall, a travel survey was made in the external retail area Kungens kurva. The aim was to get a picture of the visitor's travel behavior and find out how to get more people to travel sustainably. The survey consisted of interviews of more than 3,800 people. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Environmental and climate Information to the inhabitants
This is a group on Facebook for those who are interested in environmental and climate issues from a local perspective. There is information about various projects, promotions and other activities that Huddinge implement, individually or in cooperation with other actors. This includes, for example, Earth Hour, Car-free week, Walking and cycling competion, Act Sustainable, the European Mobility Week, and efforts to make school routes safer. Start year 2013
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Renewable electricty in municipalities buildings and households
The electricity meet the requirements for environmental labeling. The use of green electricity has long pushed for the greening of electricity and produces negligible emissions of carbon dioxide. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Renewable energy production
Electricity and heat for a sustainable society. It is the vision. Since the 1990s Söderenergi have reduced the burning of fossil fuels in the facilities and gradually migrated to an increasing percentage biomass and recycled fuels. In late 2009 Söderenergi started Igelsta cogeneration plant that produces both electricity and heat. The plant is the largest environmental investment ever for the municipalities and leads to that emissions of fossil carbon dioxide decreases further. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Bicycle course for adults
Residents in Vårby has had the opportunity to participate in a cycling course for adults. The course was free and consisted of practical bike exercises and information on road safety and traffic rules. The municipality's goal is to get more residents to travel sustainably. Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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Sustainability report
A sustanability report is in progress to be written before the next Goal and Budget document 2016 (see previous action) to achieve the goals and the vision Huddinge have set for year 2030. One of the main goal is responsibility for natural resources. The sustanability report will describe and analyze the community development with focus on the five main goals in the Goal and Budget document; * Good to live and reside here *High quality education *More people have jobs. *Good individual care *Ecosystems in balance Start year 2014
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Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Footprints in Budget document
Huddinge have estimated how big the ecological, carbondioxide and climate footprints are. The result is the base for some of the measures taken in the document Goal and Budget (The vision for Huddinge 2030 and how to get there). The footprints are a part of the govern of the municipality. The Goal and Budget document have five main goals: *Good to live and reside here *High quality education *More people have jobs. *Good individual care *Ecosystems in balance Start year 2013
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Type Organizational/Governance
Status Completed
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Climate and Energy Plan
The goal in Climate and Energy Plan is to reduce green house gases with 60%/ per capita by 2020 and with 85% by 2050 ( compared with levels of year 1990). Transport is the main fokus in the plan beacause that is the main source for green house gase emisson in Huddinge. Some main issues in the plan: *Improve public transport, community and more district heating connections. *Energy production and distribution, reduce fossil fuels, energy efficiency and wind power. *Buildings, only passive house- standard on communally owned land and low energy use. *Guidelines for buisness trips. *Procurement, only environmental friendly vehicles Start year 2010
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Mobility Management Plan
The Mobility Management Plan will include suggestions how to work with mobility management to increase sustainable ways to travel. Mobility management is a concept to promote sustainable travels and influence the car use through change the cardrivers attitude and behavior. the goal of the plan is to increase the amount of cyclist, pedestrians, and public transport travellers. One example where the plan is in action: Kungens kurva, Stockholm is an extensive commerce site in development. Its development will lead to a increasing need for transport. The municipality in cooperation with buisnesses in Kungens Kurva will through the measures proposed in The Mobility Management Plan make these transport sustainable and improve the possibilities for public transport and for people to walk and cycle to and within the commerse area. Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Public Transport Plan
Huddinge is about to work out a Public Transport Plan. The goal for the plan is to increase the amount of travellers by public transport, and for people to prioritize public transport instead of car driving. Another incentive for people to choose public transport is to be found in The Parking Plan. One of the goals in that plan is to prioritize public transport by avoiding land demanding parking in public transport accessable locations. Start year 2013
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Bicycle plan
Huddinge want do be a bicycle-friendly municipality! Huddinge want a safe traffic for cyclist and a increasing amount of cyclists alla seasons. Current cucle tracks develop to a coherent network of tracks. Other measures will also be included to improve for cyclist. The work to revise the bicycle plan is in progress. Start year 2013
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Traffic Stratergy Plan
The traffic stratergy describe vision and direction in wich Huddinge aim to work with traffic issues until year 2030.The stratergy has three main directions:*walk-, cycle, and public transport will be prioritized.* The public transport will be the base of all planning. •Habitation- and traffic planning will be coordinated. The traffic stratergy is divided in nine sub-plans.These plans are: •Bicycle plan •Public transport plan •Parking plan •Traffic safety plan •Walking plan •Road traffic plan •Traffic- and environment plan •Freight traffic plan •Mobility management plan Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Organizational/Governance
Status Completed
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Master Plan 2030
The purpose of a master plan is to guide and support decisions of the use of the entire municipality´s land- and water areas and how it will be developed and preserved. Master plan 2030 for Huddinge demonstrate the long-term will about the physical environment for a sustaiable development and good habitas. The plan have both mitigation and adaptation climate goals. Guidelines for the climate in the plan: *Density built and high exploitation in areas with access to public transport. • Huddinge will work for behavioral changes and use economic instruments to decrease emissions from transport. *New development is as energy-saving as possible and less environmental impact as possible from the source of energy choosen. • By new development climate adaptation measures will be enlighted. *Ecological sensitive areas will be regarded to avoid demages. • Guidlines for ecological compensation measues will be asopted. Start year 2014
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Type Organizational/Governance
Status Completed
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Sustainable constructions
Eight neighbouring municipalities collaborate with common guidelines for sustainable constructions. The pilot study recommend for the guidlines to include: *To adopt the high standad GOLD certification in the certification system "Miljöbyggnad" (Sweden Green Building counsil). *Energy demands by the standard of passive housing. *When choosing energy systems in Buildings, the decicion should be based on Life Cycle Costing (LCC). *Common green structure guidelines Start year 2010
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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CERO-analysis
CERO-analysis is a follow up of Huddinge´s travels (commuting to work, buisness trips).This analysis have resulted in a Project Plan. The plans goal is to reduce the total CO2 emissions from Huddinge municipality´s commuting- and buisness trips by 10 % until 2014 compared to 2009 year´s total CO2. Here are some measures to reach the goal: *Theach employees in eco-driving *Adopt new rutines for the vehicle management. *Analyze the opportunity to adpot travel-free meetings. *Create possibilities for flexible forms to work (at home). *Arrange cycle- and walk competitions (the competition "Huddinge Tramples") Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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The competition "Huddinge tramples"
This is an in-house activitiy to reduce CO2 emissions: The competition "Huddinge tramples", is a competition for the staff to team up and walk or cycle to work. Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type  
Status In progress
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Sustainable consumption week
Seventh year in a row a sustainable consumption week is arranged. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness about environmental- and climate issues among mostly school children and their teachers but also the public. Approximately 400 schoolchildren will participate in workshops, lectures and see an environmentally themed theatre. In the evening activities will be arranged for the public. Start year 2014
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Earth Hour
An annually arranged campaign. This year a political debate was arranged about this years Earth Hour theme. This debate was recorded to a pod cast. Other activities on Earth Hour:Lecture about the transition network, a study visit to Igelsta kraftvärmeverk,(a combined power and heating plant that deliver electricity and heat to Huddinge), and preschool children made an work of art about their thoughts about the environment. In a central park a fire show was arranged, with many other exhibitors about. Start year 2009
Sector Residential
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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The climate game
The Climate Game is a national competition for children at ages 10-16 and member in a team or other spare time-group. The participants walk, cycle, ride in groups or take public transport to their activities during one month. Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Farmers market
Farmers market is arranged four days a year, since 2010. It´s a market for locally produced and organic foods. All farmers that participate are located within a 250 km radius from the market. Start year 2010
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Completed
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Coordinated transportation of goods
The goal with coordinated transportation of goods is to change the transport system to and within the municipality and reduce the amount of transportation. There are eight municipalities that cooperate in the project. Start year 2013
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Environmental demands during procurement of contractors
Environmental demands during procurement of contractors.The demands have been taken to decrease the environmental effects.To enhance air quality, energy saving and decreased use and spread of toxic substances when building and maintaining infrastructure. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
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Status Completed
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Member in the network Sveriges Ekokommuner
Sveriges Ekokommuner (Swedens Eco-municipalities) is a volunteer network for municipalities.Their vision is a sustainable Sweden with ecosystems in balance as ground to stand on for an economic and social sustainable development. Huddinge is a member of this network. To be a member, the municipality four criteria have to be fulfilled. 1.Substances from the bedrock can not increase in nature. 2.Substances as waste from society´s production can not increase in nature. 3.The physical foundation for natures cycle and diversity can not be depleted. 4. We shall have an effective and fair resource distribution so people can meet their needs. Start year 1996
Sector Other Emissions
Type  
Status In progress
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The program "Sustainable Municipality"
Huddinge municipality is one of 37 swedish municipalities that cooperate in a program together with the energy authority. The program is called Sustainable Municipality and have for example have worked with the issue of external malls.Now the program is in it´s third stage that will contain the issues of energy-saving planning and industrial policy- with energy as growth engine. Start year 2011
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Renewable fuels gas stations
A list of alternate fuels gas station in Huddinge is available on Huddinge municipality´s website to guide the public where to fuel up with non fossil fuels. The charging posts for electricity driven cars have been put up by Huddinge municipality. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Miljöbarometern, Agenda 21 plan´s follow up tool
The Agenda 21 plan is followed up annually in a tool called Miljöbarometern (environmental barometer). That tool is also for public view on Huddinge municipality´s website. From that tool a report is compiled (called miljöbokslut) and includes statistics, key figures, and information about the status to achieve the goals in the Agenda 21 plan. Start year 2010
Sector Other Emissions
Type  
Status Completed
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Agenda 21
*Agenda 21 is FN:s global action plan. In Sweden all municipalities have worked out their own Agenda 21 plans for sustainable development. Huddinge´s Agenda 21 plan is divided in 12 areas: air and climate, landuse and community development, health and outdoor life, biodiversity, agriculture landscape, forest, lakes, streams, wetlands, groundwatern, waste and consumption and procurement. The general goal for climate in Agenda 21: *We shall reduce our climate impact and be energy efficient. We shall do that through prioritize walking, cycling and public transport and energy-saving building with renewable energy. Start year 2009
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Safe ways to school
A continous work to enable safe ways to school for children. *A car-free week is arranged every spring to raise awareness of the benefits of walking and cycling. *A walking school bus is an organized way to take children to school. Families from the same area take turn on walking their children to school. *A Safe Ways to School Pan is a document which clarify problems and obstacles with ways to school and suggestions to mitigation measures to assure sustainable ways to school. *A competition for school children is arranged also to raise awareness of the benefits of walking- and cycling to school, for helth, safety and environment. Start year 2002
Sector Transport
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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HUGE´s solar collector and wind power station
HUGE is Huddinge´s communally owned housing corporation. They have a solar cell plant to produce electricity for a preschool and reduce about 14 MWh/year They have also installed a solar collector (320 square meter) for heating of water in swimming- and traning facility. Another solar collector is installed on a sports field. HUGE have also bought a wind Power station that deliver electricity to their facilities. That electricity is about 10% of HUGE´s total energy consumption. Start year 2010
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Energy efficiency by HUGE
HUGE is Huddinge´s communally owned housing corporation. They work successively with energy saving through for example heat pumps and more efficient temperature regulations. Another important measure for energy saving is the awareness raising about energy saving among their tenants. All their purchased electricity is eco-labeled. Start year  
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Promoting cycling
Huddinge have some activities to promote cycling. Some exaples are an up to date map with cycletracks, safety measures in the traffic to enhance cycling, Three airpumps i scattered about the municipality, a bicycle orienteering competition is held annually, a signposting plan for cycling is held up to date, tours by bicycle with a guide and a course to learn to bicycle for adult, for free for the public. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Guidlines for consession and sales of communally owned land in Huddinge
The purpose of the guidelines is to create conditions to reach Huddinge municipality´s goals for development of habitation. In that goal sustainible develpment is considered with ecology in balance, preservation of green spaces and natural- and cultural landscapes.The guidelines also demand passive house standard in new housing estate. Start year 2012
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Energy-saving communally owned buildings
According to Hudinge´s climate-and energy plan new Buildings on communally owned ground will be built energy-saving our produce more energy than in consume. Only renewable enrgy will be used for heat. Two of three planned preschools are built accordning to passive house standard. Start year 2010
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Energy-saving street lightning
Several projects have been going on for the past 10 years to energy- rationalize lightning, mainly street lightning. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Collection of food waste for production of biogas fuel for vehicle
Residents in Huddinge (and three other municipalities) have the opportunity to seperate food waste for biogas production with a reduction in their waste fee. Huge, Huddinges housing cooperation also promoting this. Start year 2012
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Organic foods
Almost 35 % of served foods in Huddinge municipality organisation is organic. The goal is to increase to 50% by 2020. Start year 2006
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Energy and climate consulting
An ongoing service, mostly funded by the energy authority. Huddinge municipality has s climate- and energy advisor is hired to guide people in climate and energy issues. Start year 2004
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Environmental management system
Huddinge municipality organisation have an environmental management system and work continously with sustainable improvements. There´s also an educational portal for environmenta issues for the staff on the in-house website. Start year 2002
Sector Other Emissions
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Climate and Vulnerability Analysis
Huddinge have analyzed how the climate change will affect the municipality in the future. For entire Stockholm area, the anticipated climate will be drier in summer and warmer in winter. Severe downpors will increase, waterlevels in lakes will rise and also so the risk of slides. This will have consequenses on buildings, roads, sewers and water quality. The Climate and Vulnerability Analysis offer adaptation measures to the anticipated consequences of the climate change. Start year 2012
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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