OVERVIEW OF STEPS to Create Your Observatory

Energee-Watch

1. Observatories’ Governance Structure

  • Description of typical Steering Committee, Technical Committee
  • Typical existing agreements
  • Estimates of staff number/skills needed (in-house/external consultants) and budget required
  • Key funding sources

 

2. Observatories’ Legal Structure

  • Integrated within existing structure or separate one

 

3. Partnership Management with Energy Data Providers

  • List of types of Energy Data Providers
  • List of Key Messages to solicit Energy Data Providers
  • Template Memorandum of Understanding to sign with Energy Data Providers

 

4. Data Management and Processing

  • Real/estimated data, modelization, collection tools,…

 

5. Data Communication to Local Authorities

  • List of targeted data services (public buildings energy data consumption, BEI data for local/regional SEAP, energy data for SEAP monitoring)
  • Online tools, reports…

 


5. Data Communication to Local Authorities

List of targeted data services: public buildings energy data consumption BEI data for local/regional SEAP energy data for SEAP monitoring …   Online tools, reports…   → back ←

Summarising Peer Learning Activities

Several Regional Energy Agencies [ EnergiKontor Norr, IRE Liguria, Ente Vasco de la Energia y Ihobe and Rhônalpénergie-Environnement) and one Region [Hauts-de-France] have already successfully implemented observatories structures within existing organizations with strong links with public authorities.

MESHARTILITY – Data challenges survey for municipalities and energy suppliers launched

A survey has been launched inviting local governments and energy suppliers to detail how they deal with data sharing – in particular energy consumption data needed for the purpose of establishing local community Baseline Emissions Inventory (BEI) and energy assessments. The aim is to identify and solve existing challenges by exploring win-win solutions for municipalities […]

User satisfaction survey on the quality of statistics produced by Eurostat

From EUROSTAT:   How should we ensure that we are meeting your needs? The best way is to ask you directly and we would be grateful if you could spare a few minutes to respond to the following questionnaire: ->http://ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/ipm/forms/dispatch?form=ESTATuserSurvey2014&lang=en This survey is an opportunity for us to better understand why and how you use European statistics […]