Oslo

Norway
Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen, Elected 2015

Case Studies

As part of a 10 point plan to reduce local emissions in the City of Oslo, the City Council decided to establish more than 400 on street charging points for Electric Vehicles, in order to ease the transition from fossil fueled vehicles to electric vehicles, In Norway, 99% of the electricity is produced from hydroelectric and renewable sources. In 2013, an average of 5.6% of all new vehicles sold were 100% electric, with the record month so far in 2014 being March, when electric vehicles had a 20.3% market share.

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Waste Management System

December 4, 2012 Oslo

Oslo has an integrated waste management system that is based on the Waste Management Hierarchy. In 2006, more than 200,000 tonnes household waste was collected and of this 1% was reused, 27% material recovered, 67% energy recovered and only 5% went to landfill. 58,000 tonnes of CO2 were avoided through use of waste to generate energy for the city’s district heating system.Oslo has an integrated waste management system that is based on the Waste Management Hierarchy. In 2011, about 240,000 tonnes household waste was collected and of this 1% was reused, 33% recycled, 60% energy recovered and only 6% went to landfill.

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