A new
economic model

Barcelona, in its Climate Emergency Declaration, proposed to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the year 2030, in relation to 1992 levels. This means some 1,950,000 tons of GHGs.

energy generation

The city aims to minimise its dependency on fossil fuels and to promote the generation of local, renewable energy to reduce CO2 emissions. This involves designing a new, more sustainable energy model.  

energy consumption

Barcelona consumes 15,896 GWh of energy a year. This represents a total of 3.6 million tons of greenhouse gases, equivalent to driving a diesel car half a million times around the world along its equator.


May 3, 2023 - 15:45h

Barcelona steps up its green energy generation with 8 projects to install photovoltaic panels on large facilities in the city

The Mechanism for Sustainable Energy in Barcelona (MES Barcelona) installs photovoltaic panels on large buildings such as Mercabarna, making it the largest rooftop photovoltaic self-consumption plant in the Iberian Peninsula. The...

April 12, 2023 - 12:00h

Winners in the challenges to design mobile and low-cost recharging points

2030 Agenda. The public competition chose the projects from EV Safe Charge and TeknoCEA.

April 3, 2023 - 13:17h

Average noise reduction of three decibels in areas with high noise levels

Environment and sustainability. The measures applied have reduced noise levels by between 1 and 5 dBA, with an average of drop of 3 decibels.

April 2, 2023 - 15:00h

City Council to install solar panels at four municipal sports centres

The facilities are the CEM Nova Icària, the CEM Colom, the CEM Can Ricart and the CEM L’Espanya Industrial.