The Castellón City Council is a public body that represents a municipality of almost 200.000 inhabitants. Castellón is engaged in such an important European objective as reducing energy dependence by introducing efficiency criteria, while maintaining the quality of life and future opportunities in our City. In the last years, Castellón City Council has committed to the transition towards a low carbon economy, through participating in lots of activities in order to reduce the CO2 emissions of the municipality. The municipality aims to be a living lab of new and innovative technologies, and promote any activity to achieve the low carbon economy objectives.

Castellón is working hard to reduce its energy bills and to create a liveable city. The municipality is focusing its efforts on promoting systemic changes in the organization of buildings, energy networks and transport and showing the importance of the engagement of all relevant stakeholders in these processes, along with the on-going involvement of citizens. The City Council has a low carbon reduction commitment, focused on reducing the energy consumption in buildings, adapting their energy networks to integrate renewable energy production, developing urban energy storage systems and promoting more sustainable low-carbon transport systems.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 730052 Topic: SCC-2-2016-2017: Smart Cities and Communities Nature based solutions