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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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Vitality of Smaller Cities in Europe
Thursday 25 October

Workshop on Heat Planning & Mapping in Europe
Monday 12 November 13:00-16:00

Renewable Networking Platform workshop
Thursday 15 November 12:30-17:00

Venice City Solutions 2018 - Financing the SDGs at local level
From 16 to 17 November

How can a local government encourage ambitious renovations of condominiums?
Thursday 22 November

18th IOPD Conference - Citizen initiative and direct democracy
Tuesday 27 November

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