OREGES – the Regional Observatory for Energy and Greenhouse Gases emissions of Rhone-Alpes (created in 2002) is involved in the elaboration of the regional plan for air quality, climate change and energy (SRCAE), co-designed by the regional council and the regional representation of the national state. The purpose of the plan is to set orientations for the 5 coming years on these issues.
The observatory is monitoring:
The objectives are:
Energy balances and GHG inventories are used as inputs for defining the regional policy on energy and climate change. Reports include identification of renewable energy sources. They are published on a yearly basis and are available free of charge on the observatory’s website. Data is available at communal level as far as technically and legally possible (there are some confidentiality issues).