Madrid

Spain
Mayor Manuela Carmena, Elected 2015

Case Studies

The Madrid Recupera Plan

March 19, 2018 Madrid

Madrid City Council is carrying out a plan to implement changes to residential buildings which include energy efficiency improvements and CO2 emissions reduction. The plan, called Mad-Re (Madrid Recupera), provides economic support for works like façade retention, improving lighting, heating and cooling facilities, or putting in place renewable energy systems or green roofs. These interventions help to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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The promotion of electric vehicles is a priority for the Madrid City Council, being considered as a key measure to improve the city air quality and also to reduce CO2 emissions, under the scenario of growing shares of renewables in the energy mix. In 2009, Madrid signed the European cities agreement to reduce the GHG emissions, the ‘Covenant of Majors’, setting a CO2 target of 20% reduction by 2020.

Madrid, through its Air Quality Plan 2011-2015 has set a group of nine measures specifically focused in e-mobility, including the development of a strategic framework for the promotion of electric vehicles, mobility advantages for cleaner vehicles, vehicles tax incentives or voluntary agreements with the private sector.

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