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Bistrita (Romania)

113,000 inhabitants

Joined Energy Cities in: 2006
Signed the Covenant of Mayors in: 2009

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Ovidiu Cretu
Bistrita municipality
Mayor

What is the city’s most ambitious target in terms of sustainable energy?

The refurbishment of blocks of flats: so far we have insulated 7,500 flats* out of the 23,000 we have planned to refurbish by 2020.

* interviewed conducted in 2015

3 words to describe Energy Cities?

Ambition, youth, sustainability.

What are the benefits of being part of the Energy Cities network?

We are always connected with the latest news on energy and sustainability issues. We are offered the information needed to pursue the development of our city.

We also have the great opportunity to participate in international projects, and therefore to meet other cities’ representatives that have similar interests to ours, share needs and find solutions and together create a better future for our children!

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Events to come
EU Sustainable Energy Week
From 17 to 21 June

Covenant of Mayors training on project financing
Monday 17 June

Capacity-building workshop - Providing energy retrofit packages to private homeowners – business models and project implementation
Wednesday 19 June

10 years of ELENA - Supporting investments in energy efficiency and sustainable transport
Thursday 20 June 15:30-18:30

Designing smart and efficient energy policies with citizens
Friday 21 June 13:30-16:30

Rénovation énergétique des bâtiments et ensembles d’immeubles - Voyage d’étude, région de Lille
From 25 to 26 June

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