Territorial Energy Data for Planning and Energy-Climate Action

This document reviews data on potential for energy management, renewable energy development and recovery, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. It provides information on the regulatory framework, methodological elements, recommendations for conducting a study of the potential of the French territory, as well as community testimonials

It was produced by Club STEP (Synergies for Energy Transition through Planning) – which has been working since 2016 on the issue of energy data in support of planning – with the contribution of AURA-EE as part of the Network of Regional Energy and Environment Agencies, RARE.

Download it here in French.


Summarising Peer Learning Activities

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Climate change: Europe needs local and regional strategies

Source: Article by Neil Swannick, in the Guardian Professional (15 October 2013)   The European commission launched in April a strategy about adaptation to climate change, which was reviewed by the committee of the regions last week in Brussels. This European Union consultative body comprises 353 elected local and regional authority representatives from the 28 […]

New interactive maps show Thermal resources available in regions

The EU-funded STRATEGO project recently published the Pan-European Thermal Atlas (PETA), an interactive map that shows data on the thermal resources available in any region as well as EU-wide thermal demand. PETA maps heat and cooling demand, the local density of both demands, available waste heat resources and the potential for renewable energy sources.

FRANCE – La collecte des données énergétiques locales pour l’inventaire des émissions des gaz à effet de serre

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