Municipality of Durango
Spain

Population: 28691
Area of jurisdiction: 10.79 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 12% by 2020 (2006) 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: 20% by 2020 20% by 2020
Energy efficiency target: % by () % by ()
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2013 ):  1,703 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Studying the introduction of pay-as-you-thrown in municipal waste collection.
This action aims to study the possibilities and formulas to introduce the fee payment system for the waste collection and management service according to the volume generated. Implementing the action consists of: - Studying the different national and international "pay per throw" schemes, were the waste charges are brought in line with the environmental and management real costs, and tax and economic instruments are also applied to support the recycling and prevention targets. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status Looking for Funding
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Implementing separate collection of the organic fraction of MSW for its subsequent composting.
This action involves implementing separate collection of the organic fraction of MSW for its subsequent composting. The steps to implement this action are as follows: - Setting up a specific forum on waste management. - The waste to be collected and how the user population of the system is going to be registered will have to be decided. - The type of collection (door-to-door, 5th container, characteristics of the containers, etc.) will have to be decided. - At the same time, an awareness-raising and information campaign will be run to communicate the objectives and characteristics of the programme. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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Promote the Mobility Plan of the Federation for the improvement of public transport with the municipalities of Durango, Izurtza, Mañaria, Otxandio and Abadiño.
It exists a demand from the citizens to the improve the public transport: the Durango, Izurtza, Mañaria, Otxandio and Abadiño connection. As it is a demand that arises in other municipalities involved and is enshrined in the Mobility Plan of the Commonwealth, the development of this action involves: - Promote the Commonwealth through the Merindad of Durango, the establishment of this service to the competent authorities. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Develop a new network of bike paths suitable to the needs of Durango.
The aim of this action is to design a new network of cycle paths that covers the city entirely, identifying the best paths that allow connectivity from different neighborhoods and major buildings and public spaces in the municipality (eg public facilities, schools, etc. .). The initiatives for the implementation of this action could include: - Design bidegorri comprehensive plan. The plan will cover bidegorri different paths, combining specific paths for cycling as well as formulas for sharing the asphalt between vehicles and bicycles, 30 delimiting areas with horizontal and vertical signage, etc. - The whole route, the priority sections for the immediate development of the projects will be identified. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Introducing mobility measures in accordance with the Durango Sustainable Mobility Plan (2010-2025), which lead to cutting emission and consumption of fossil fuels.
The aim of this action is to introduce mobility measures in accordance with the Durango Sustainable Mobility Plan (2010-2025), which lead to cutting emission and consumption of fossil fuels. The steps to implement this action are as follows: - Opting energy efficiency vehicles. - Giving preference to vehicles that use other forms of alternative energy to fossil fuels. - Optimising routes. - Using fuel saving devices. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Looking for Funding
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Introducing energy measures and/or criteria to improve efficiency and cut emissions in the waste, services, residential and industry sectors.
This action aims to introduce criteria and/or energy measures and/or criteria to improve efficiency and cut emissions in the waste, services, residential and industry sectors. The steps to implement this action are as follows: - Detailed study of the building, with special emphasis on its envelope and thermal insulation. - Study of the existing equipment and facilities, taking readings and recordings of their main operating parameters. - Assessing the electric and thermal parameters. - Analysis of the environmental environment. - Study of alternative techniques to those used in energy production. Start year  
Sector  
Type Assessment/Research
Status Looking for Funding
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Fostering the use of renewable energy in public facilities.
The goal of this action is to design a plan to implement courses of action that prioritise the implementation of energy from renewable sources in the public facilities of the municipality. The following initiatives have therefore been defined: - Conducting a diagnosis to establish the current use of renewable energy in the Durango public buildings and identifying implementation opportunities. - Designing a plan with specific courses of action and schemes to include energy from renewable sources in the public facilities of the municipality. - Implementation of the Plan. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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Preparing an integral street lighting plan for the whole municipality in order to cut its energy consumption and reduce light pollution.
This action seeks to prepare an integral plan to improve public lighting, by zoning the municipality and defining courses of action to cut consumption and light pollution in each identified zone. The following initiatives have therefore been defined: - Zoning the municipality, in order to conduct a diagnosis of the street lighting system and its energy consumption in each delimited zones. - Designing an integral plan with specific targets and courses of action for each assessed and delimited zone, in order to define the appropriate measures to cut the energy consumption generated by street lighting. This plan will in turn include some indicators for the subsequent monitoring and appraisal. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Cleaning the riverbanks and riversides by means of reforesting the riverbank woodland and cleaning the riverbeds.
This action is aimed at fostering the cleaning up of riverbanks and riversides, by means of reforesting the riverbank woodland and schemes to clean up the riverbeds. This action thus implies: - Establishing coordination channels between the Basque Water Agency (URA) and Durango Local Council to coordinate and plan different types of measures to be implemented in order to keep the riverbanks and riversides clean, and to reforest as appropriate. - Promoting and including in municipal maintenance contracting the organisation of grassroots awareness-raising initiatives and activities to foster attitudes that help to keep the riverbanks clean and to get the public involved in cleaning up the riverbeds. Start year  
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Establishing a protocol for action against invasive plants.
The aim of this action is to design and establish a protocol for action against invasive plants, in order to define the guidelines to be followed by the agents intervening in order to ensure a coordinated course of action in the identification, control, monitoring and eradicating this type of plants. This action thus implies: -Establishing contacts with other expert stakeholders in this sphere, such as Bizkaia Provincial Council or the Basque Government, in order to appraise the existing services and resources. - Designing a protocol for action for its subsequent circulation among the agents intervening in this type of cases. Start year  
Sector Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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