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Raising awareness in Hersonissos
The Municipality of Hersonissos, has purchased its first hybrid car. The Local Authority, is aiming at reducing carbon emissions and the hybrid car is one of the first steps that has been taken. With this purchase, the Municipality is hoping to raise awareness amongst citizens on the benefits of low carbon emission vehicles.

Hersonissos is amongst the Municipalities in Crete that is using the MEDEEA methodology in order to participate at the European Energy Award. The MEDEEA project is aiming at enhancing local governance towards the implementation of the 20-20-20 goals in the Mediterranean region (more info available at: Within the framework of the MEDEEA activities, the Mayor of Hersonissos Mr. Zaharias Doxastakis was invited to speak at the MEDEEA conference, organised under the auspice of the Region of Crete, in Heraklion between 8 and 9th November.
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  • Awareness raising
Author: Hersonisos
Published in: 2011
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