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The Chisinau Municipality has a Sustainable Energy Action Plan

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The General Mayor of Chisinau Municipality, DorinChirtoaca and the Head of the European Union Delegation in the Republic of Moldova Dirk Schuebel attended the presentation of the Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) of Chisinau municipality. The document is a part of the “Increasing Energy Efficiency of the Chisinau and Sevastopol municipalities based on the existing positive experience” project.

The mayor of Chisinau Municipality DorinChirtoaca stressed that the new document is an ambitious plan for Moldova, but also the way to be achieved toward energy efficiency in order to get good results. “The plan provides a 20% reduction of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, increasing energy efficiency by 20% and also the growth by 20 % of the renewable energy sources by the year 2020. These are the objectives that were proposed to be achieved by several thousand mayors of the European Union“, noted DorinChirtoaca.

At his turn, Dirk Schuebel, the EU Ambassador to Moldova has expressed the hope that Moldova will succeed in optimizing the energy consumption in the conditions when Ukraine faced the same problem and managed to achieve a remarkable success. In the opinion of the head of the EU Delegation, the energy projects developed here will bring Moldova to European Standards.

Some of the energy efficiency actions undertaken in the Chisinau municipality in the framework of the project are: energy saving competition between schools which succeeded with the windows replacement for the winning schools, the support of local and international companies specialized in energetic technologies on a trade fair of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, acquisition of equipment for energy efficiency measurements for Chisinau City Hall, the developing of the Sustainable Energy Action Plan and as well visibility actions – energy efficiency guide brochures, the earth hour campaign.

SEAP represents a mandatory document for the Covenant of Mayors signatories to which Chisinau Municipality has joined in November 2011. SEAP provides the actions which follows to be undertaken at the local level for reducing the CO2 emissions with 20% till the year 2020 comparing with the reference year 2010.

The Sustainable Energy Action Plan for Chisinau Municipality was presented in the framework of  the “Increasing Energy Efficiency of the Chisinau and Sevastopol municipalities based on the existing positive experience” project. The project is implemented by the Chisinau City Hall in collaboration with IDIS „Viitorul”,  ICLEI European Secretariat GmbH (Germany) and Union of Municipalities of the Marmara Region (Turkey) in the framework of the CIUDAD Programme (Cooperation in Urban Development and Dialogue), funded by the European Union.

 
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