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Energy Managing Cities Programme in Colombia

ENCO supports sustainable energy management in cities and municipalities in Colombia

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The Ciudad Energética (CE) Colombia Project funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) supports three Colombian pilot cities (Monteria, Fusagasuga and Pasto) in planning and implementing sustainable energy policies, while building up a National Programme in support of energy-managing cities in Colombia. 

The Ciudad Energética (CE) Colombia initiative supports three partner cities – Monteria, Fusagasuga and Pasto –  in setting up sustainable energy action plans, in designing, implementing and monitoring the impacts of sustainable infrastructure projects, among which: a solar roof programme in Fusagasuga, a bike-sharing system in Pasto and the bioclimatic refurbishment of a public school in the Caribbean City of Monteria. 

ENCO provides support to all three partner cities in adopting a Quality Management System based on the European Energy Award/ Energiestadt process. In an effort to ensure the continuity of the dynamics launched by the Project, ENCO also advises the Colombian government, namely the Ministry of Energy and Mines, in establishing a national programme aimed to support Colombian cities in taking climate action. The Ciudad Energética Colombia label reflects the specific context of Colombia. It shall be awarded to cities that excel for their outstanding energy management performance and climate engagement. 

bike-sharing system in Pasto

Period

Februar 2018 - Juni 2020

Client

Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Project Location

Colombia

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Contact Person

Caroline Huwiler
Project leader
caroline.huwiler@enco-ag.ch
T. +41 61 965 99 00

Project team

Caroline Huwiler

Project leader

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