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.


Superilla de Sant Antoni.

March 28, 2023 - 17:43h

More resilient against the climate crisis with 96% of measures completed or under way

Climate emergency. Three years on from the Climate Emergency Declaration, 31 municipal measures have now been completed and 46 are under way.

Jornades Internacionals Superilla Barcelona

March 24, 2023 - 13:38h

Europe’s main cities meet in Barcelona to drive the green transformation

Barcelona Superblock. Cities such as Paris, London and Milan have signed an agreement at the Barcelona Superblock meeting.

March 23, 2023 - 13:21h

More electric buses in the city’s streets

Mobility and transport. The fleet is getting 78 new completely electric buses, 49 standard units which are charged overnight and 29 articulated units which can be charged whenever possible.

Sant Jordi Club cobert de plaques fotovoltaiques

March 2, 2023 - 14:37h

Sant Jordi Club to be covered with solar panelling

Sustainability. The panels will cover the 2,300 square metres on the rooftop and generate energy equivalent to the annual consumption of 200 households.