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.


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