City of Espoo

Finland Mayor: Jukka Tapio Mäkelä
Summary
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    Population 267906
  • km 2
    Area 528.14
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    GDP N/A
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    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by City of Espoo

There are no targets yet

Actions
Energy efficiency agreement - City of Espoo
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
local action
Energy Information System - City of Espoo
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

The EIS is a browser-based service that compares forms of energy. The service is targeted at those considering switching to renewable energy. The EIS will help to cut down overall emissions cost-effectively, as the energy solutions based on renewable sources of energy can be optimized for each property. The EIS also aims to create a new market platform for renewable energy markets in Espoo by bringing customers and companies together.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
Priorisation of city climate actions - City of Espoo
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city of Espoo has had a climate change action plan since 2008. The current action plan is being evaluated based on the efficiency of the actions (emission reduction vs. cost/benefit in euro of each action). A new more efficient action plan will be redrawn based on the priorisation work

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Sectors:
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
local action
Inventories
Community inventories

The City of Espoo has reported 2 Community emission inventories, since 1990. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2009, the are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Espoo
GHG inventory in 2009
Government operations inventory

The City of Espoo has reported 3 government operational inventories, since 1990. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Espoo
GHG inventory in 2013

Mayor Jukka Tapio Mäkelä
City of Espoo, Finland

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
Earth Hour City Challenge

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
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