ICLEI’s Local  Renewables Initiative A Network of  Model Communities 15 June 2007 Monika Zimmermann Director, ICLEI’s Inte...
Launch with a vision <ul><li>Renewables 2004 Conference in Bonn </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment of German government  to supp...
ICLEI’s Initiative aims to <ul><li>Model Communities around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Replication of good practices </li...
One Goal, One Network  <ul><li>Brazil  </li></ul><ul><li>Betim (MG) and 5 more cities </li></ul><ul><li>Funder: British Go...
Model communities <ul><li>Need to demonstrate commitment for being selected  </li></ul><ul><li>Local policy development </...
Success in India <ul><li>Bhubaneswar & Nagpur selected </li></ul><ul><li>7 Satellite cities involved, more interested </li...
Success in Brazil <ul><li>Bétim as model, Porto Alegre, Salvador, São Paulo, Volta Redonda cooperate </li></ul><ul><li>Str...
ICLEI’s Initiative offers <ul><li>Methodology for local action </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance from ICLEI teams </li></ul><ul><...
Desired dynamics Phase 1 Phase 2 ICLEI concept India Brazil International Model Communities Network A B C D E … . … . … .
Expansion <ul><li>Expansion to new countries, especially in developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>Model cities in industr...
Next event 20-22 June 2007 Local  Renewables Conference in Betim, Brazil
More information <ul><li>www. local-renewables.org </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI South Asia Office, Delhi Anurag Mishra, Pooja S...
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  1. 1. ICLEI’s Local Renewables Initiative A Network of Model Communities 15 June 2007 Monika Zimmermann Director, ICLEI’s International Training Centre (ITC)
  2. 2. Launch with a vision <ul><li>Renewables 2004 Conference in Bonn </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment of German government to support an initial local government project </li></ul>ICLEI’s Local Renewables Initiative A Network of Model Communities
  3. 3. ICLEI’s Initiative aims to <ul><li>Model Communities around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Replication of good practices </li></ul><ul><li>Strong international network of local governments </li></ul>1. S ubstantially increase the generation and application of local renewable energy sources through: <ul><li>2. Put Local Renewables on the international agenda through: </li></ul><ul><li>Networking with organisations and partners </li></ul><ul><li>Events and projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. One Goal, One Network <ul><li>Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Betim (MG) and 5 more cities </li></ul><ul><li>Funder: British Government’s Global Opportunity Fund (GOF) </li></ul><ul><li>July 2005-June 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><li>Model cities & Satellite cities </li></ul><ul><li>Funder: GTZ </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 2005-Oct 200 </li></ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul><ul><li>3+ resource cities </li></ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>International Network </li></ul><ul><li>Website, Conference, Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Project and strategy development </li></ul>… several projects Cape Town Betim Växjö Freiburg Bonn Bhubaneswar Nagpur Coimbatore
  5. 5. Model communities <ul><li>Need to demonstrate commitment for being selected </li></ul><ul><li>Local policy development </li></ul><ul><li>- Develop a renewables policy - City Council to adopt </li></ul><ul><li>Public participation </li></ul><ul><li>- Involve stakeholders from the beginning </li></ul><ul><li>- Establish local fora </li></ul><ul><li>LR Resource/ Information Centre </li></ul><ul><li>- Establish and operate capacity centres - to provide information and advice - to demonstrate and promote RE & EE technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Set a national/ international example </li></ul><ul><li>Share results and encourage others to replicate </li></ul><ul><li>Document & monitor progress </li></ul>
  6. 6. Success in India <ul><li>Bhubaneswar & Nagpur selected </li></ul><ul><li>7 Satellite cities involved, more interested </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders’ group identified in both cities </li></ul><ul><li>Renewables Resource Centre established </li></ul><ul><li>Local energy reports and policies in preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Various local and national training and awareness activities </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Indian Renewable Energy ministry and state governments, more projects in preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Report on RE in India (model for other countries) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Success in Brazil <ul><li>Bétim as model, Porto Alegre, Salvador, São Paulo, Volta Redonda cooperate </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic partnerships established, with State Prefecture, Electric and Housing Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Porto Alegre: legislation to promote solar heating in public buildings </li></ul><ul><li>São Paulo: bill of law to the city council to foster use of solar water heating in new large scale housing and public buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Volta Redonda: interdepartmental commission to foster EE and RE initiatives </li></ul>
  8. 8. ICLEI’s Initiative offers <ul><li>Methodology for local action </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance from ICLEI teams </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange with colleagues, experts, governments and international actors </li></ul><ul><li>a web-based platform for collection of good practice and success-promising implementation. </li></ul>1. For Local Governments 2. For international institutions <ul><li>Reference cases and advanced local partners </li></ul><ul><li>Locations for investments </li></ul><ul><li>Study fields for replication </li></ul>
  9. 9. Desired dynamics Phase 1 Phase 2 ICLEI concept India Brazil International Model Communities Network A B C D E … . … . … .
  10. 10. Expansion <ul><li>Expansion to new countries, especially in developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>Model cities in industrialised countries </li></ul>More model cities Intensification More local demo projects <ul><li>Investments in model cities - demonstration projects </li></ul><ul><li>Building capacity - Support capacity building in project countries: Local governments, small businesses, …. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Next event 20-22 June 2007 Local Renewables Conference in Betim, Brazil
  12. 12. More information <ul><li>www. local-renewables.org </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI South Asia Office, Delhi Anurag Mishra, Pooja Shukla </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI Latin America and Caribbean Secretariat, São Paulo Project </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI European Secretariat Maryke van Staden </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI International Training Centre Jean Olivier Dalphond </li></ul><ul><li>ICLEI CCP International </li></ul>

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