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.


September 16, 2021 - 14:34h

District heating and cooling network for the Fòrum and 22@ to be expanded

Environment. The goal of the new plant is to save 417,276 tonnes in CO2 emissions between 2021 and 2032.

September 8, 2021 - 17:32h

United cities for the ecological and energy transition by 2030

2030 Agenda. Barcelona, Seville, Valencia and Madrid sign an agreement as part of the Cities 2030 initiative, designed to speed up the transformation of cities so there are 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030.

June 1, 2021 - 16:36h

Market stallholders who switched to Barcelona Energia save 18%

Energy. Electricity invoices will be down by 462 euros a year on average.

May 18, 2021 - 20:43h

Barcelona Energia: two years offering renewable public energy

Environment and sustainability. The power company has helped achieve savings of 1.3 million euros in power costs and 100,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions in the city in that time.