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Save Energy Save the Climate Save Money - Guide for local and regional governments

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  1. Save Energy Save the Climate Save Money - Guide for local and regional governments

  2. COUNCIL OF EUROPEAN MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONS (CEMR) Represents the associations of local and regional governments

  3. OBJECTIVE • Raise awareness of sustainable energy policy at local and regional level • Aimed at elected representatives and practitioners • Answers the following questions: • Where to start? • How can local and regional governments take action • Links with energy management and climate protection • European dimension of sustainable energy policy • Where to get help and support?

  4. SUSTAINABLE ENERGY MANAGEMENT • Encourages local and regional governments to link energy policy into their existing sustainable development strategies or environmental management plans etc. • Introduces ten steps towards sustainable energy policy (for decision makers)

  5. HOW TO TAKE ACTION? • Based on the roles of local and regional governments • Consumer, service provider and model • Planner, developer and regulator • Advisor and motivator • Producer and supplier • Structure • Why to take action? • How to take action: ideas for measures and good examples

  6. CONSUMER, SERVICE PROVIDER AND MODEL • Energy management; building capacities to integrate energy aspects into local policy • Energy performance of buildings • Lighting • Purchasing • Municipal vehicles and transport usage • Public transport

  7. ENERGY ASPECTS IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT • Influencing mobility patterns • Mixed use - live/work • Plan to avoid urban sprawl • Mobility plans – municipal and beyond

  8. ENERGY ASPECTS IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT • Develop areas with district heating using renewable energy, CO2 free settlements etc. • Kirklees solar village • Vaxjö (the whole community aiming to be carbon free)

  9. ENERGY ASPECTS IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT • Energy efficiency and renewable energy in renovation and new development • Information packages or requirements with permit procedures • Enforce requirements for renewable energy capacity (Barcelona solar ordinance, London Borough of Merton)

  10. ADVISOR AND MOTIVATOR • Advice and education • Information centres • Cooperation and partnerships • Awareness raising and campaigns • The European Display Campaign; Energy Days

  11. PRODUCER AND SUPPLIER • Local energy production and supply • Cogeneration • Renewable energy • Microgeneration • Employment • Security of supply

  12. CLIMATE PROTECTION • Sustainable energy management: concrete way of tackling climate issues • Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change • National frameworks; example from Holland

  13. EUROPEAN DIMENSION • Main funding mechanisms • Structural and cohesion funds • Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (IEE) • Framework Programmes for Research and Development • Relevant recent European legislation

  14. HELP AND SUPPORT • Presenting CEMR, Energie-Cites and Climate Alliance • European Campaigns and initiatives • Interesting links • Methods and tools • Guidance and best practice

  15. Pirita Lindholm pirita.lindholm@ccre-cemr.org www.ccre.org