11.910 (2021)
2019: 69.008t
2030: 41.083t

The Municipality of Ormož, located in northeastern Slovenia, is one of the larger municipalities in the country. It is situated in the Prlekija region, which lies between the Mura and Drava rivers, and is bordered by Croatia as well as the towns of Gornja Radgona and Ptuj. With a population of approximately 11.910 inhabitants (as of 2021), the municipality is predominantly rural, and its main economic activity revolves around viticulture. It encompasses six local communities: Podgorci, Velika Nedelja, Ormož, Kog, Miklavž pri Ormožu, and Ivanjkovci.

The municipality faces challenges in terms of emissions, particularly from the transport and industry sectors, followed by the residential sector. The primary heating source in residential buildings is wood biomass; however, a significant issue arises from the prevalence of old, outdated, and inefficient furnaces, which account for about 73% of all heating boilers. In terms of solar power, the municipality currently has around 1,01 MW of installed photovoltaic capacity.

By joining the Covenant of Mayors initiative, the Municipality of Ormož has made a commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 % by 2030, compared to the base year of 2008. In the baseline year, the total energy consumption amounted to 258.424,746 MWh, resulting in CO2 emissions of 69.008 tons. To achieve the set goals, the municipality’s key actions include energy renovations of municipal public buildings, the installation of solar PV systems on municipal buildings, energy renovations of residential buildings, and investments in the electrification of the transport sector. The objectives for 2030 include a total energy savings of 113.524 MWh and a CO2 reduction of 27.924,7 tons. The budget allocated for measures outlined in the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP) amounts to 2.751.000 EUR.

The SECAP was created by LEASP and supported by CEESEU project.

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SECAP – Ormož, Slovenia

The SECAP was implemented with the support of the CEESEU project. The CEESEU project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement GA: 892270.
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