City of Tampere

Finland Mayor: Lauri Lyly
Summary
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    Population 223238
  • km 2
    Area 689.59
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Targets

Targets by City of Tampere

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Actions
Tampere power utility increases the share of renewable energy - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy’s (Tampere Power Utility Ltd) strategy: Renewable energy will account for at least 50% of the total by 2025. Between 2009 and 2010 the amount of renewable energy increased by 83 % (225 GWh)

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Sectors:
  • Industrial
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Electric transport strategy - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city of Tampere is constantly looking for ways to reduce emissions. With the strategy on electric transport, Tampere aims at being a national forerunner in the field. Tampere will develop incentives for electric transport and invest in electric cars and charging infrastructure.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Nearly-zero energy building renovation - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Nearly-zero energy building renovation is done in the EU-Gugle project. It is an European wide project which aims to demonstrate the feasibility of nearly-zero energy building renovation models in 6 pilot cities in view of triggering large-scale, Europe-wide replication in smart cities and communities by 2020. Tampere is one these cities.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
Eco-efficient city planning - City of Tampere
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During the past few years, the City of Tampere has been active in developing the city planning process towards eco-efficiency. Eco-efficiency has been elevated to one of the most important objectives of local master and local detailed plans. The ECO2 – Eco-efficient Tampere 2020 –project has been an important resource in this development. (ECO2 has been listed as one of the measures, see the description for more details on ECO2). Tampere has participated in the development of two eco-efficiency tools for zoning. New tools and operational practices have also been developed for calculating solar and wind energy capacity in a certain area.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Transport
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ECO2 - Eco-efficient Tampere 2020 - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

ECO2 – Eco-efficient Tampere 2020 is a City of Tampere project, whose start-up phase in 2010–2012 was supported by Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund. ECO2 project continues until 2020, which is the target year of EU climate commitments.
Aims of the ECO2 project:

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
City tram - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Tampere City Council decided in June 2014 on the implementation and schedule of a tramline. The City aims to commence the first tramline before 2020.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
Promoting cycling - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

In summer 2010, Tampere launched a city bike system. The popularity of cycling increased in 2012, due to improved conditions for cycling through investments such as new cycling routes. In the city centre, the improvements included a tunnel under the railway and a bridge over the Tammerkoski rapids for pedestrian and cycling traffic. This increased the smoothness of the cycling routes in the city centre.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Tarmo-project: Making residential buildings energy-efficient - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

TARMO, which stands for “Making the Tampere sub-region’s residential buildings energy efficient” in Finnish, is a group renovation project planned by EcoFellows Ltd and ECO2 – Eco-efficient Tampere 2020. TARMO will help housing companies with group renovations, in which common surveys will be conducted and energy renovation plans drawn up for houses of a same age built using similar engineering techniques.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
Climate Network of Finnish City Leaders - City of Tampere
  • Start year: 2011
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  • Status: In operation

Finland's six largest city leaders founded the Climate Network of City Leaders in the spring of 2011. Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku and Oulu are involved in this network. These cities have actively implemented climate initiatives. Implementation has enhanced cooperation between the cities and various joint climate projects have been started. Tampere has a leading role in this work.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
Inventories
Community inventories

The City of Tampere has reported 2 Community emission inventories, since 2012. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2012, the Stationary energy, Transport, Waste management, Agriculture, forest and other land use and Agriculture, forest and other land use are identified as key emission sources.

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GHG inventory in 2012
Government operations inventory

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Mayor Lauri Lyly
City of Tampere, Finland

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Earth Hour City Challenge
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