Sustainable City Operations

The City of Fredericton is taking bold action to reduce the energy use and emissions of its municipal services, investing in new practices, retrofits, and technologies to increase efficiency and wean itself off carbon fuels.

As of 2023, the City of Fredericton has reduced emissions from municipal buildings by roughly 500 tonnes since 2004, despite adding over 150,000 sq. ft. of new space, including its two highest energy users, the Grant-Harvey Centre and Willie O'Ree Place

What is the city doing?

  • Establishing energy performance requirements for new and renovated municipal buildings
  • De-carbonizing existing buildings through energy retrofits, upgraded equipment, and increased efficiencies
  • Installing renewable power sources
  • Tracking the energy and water consumption of municipal buildings
  • Switching municipal vehicles to hybrid or electric
  • Communicating the climate impact of Council decisions and proposals in the City’s capital budget and Council reports
  • Exploring various carbon removal approaches

Tracking our progress

Interested in knowing what actions the City of Fredericton is taking to meet its climate goals? The Environmental Dashboard is where you can learn more about our climate initiatives, track our progress, and find out how you can help. The information on the dashboard is updated annually and will grow when new initiatives are undertaken. 

View the Environmental Dashboard