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  1. 1. Local Renewables Model Communities Network LOCAL RENEWABLES RESOURCE CENTRE LINKING MUNICIPALITY & BUSINESS Local Renewables 2007 14 June 2007, Freiburg Germany Anurag Mishra ICLEI South Asia
  2. 2. Presentation Overview <ul><li>PART I </li></ul><ul><li>Local Renewables Model Communities Network </li></ul><ul><li>Local Renewables Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>PART II </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Center at Bhubaneswar </li></ul>
  3. 3. Local Renewables Model Communities Network
  4. 4. Local Renewables Model Communities Network <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>to promote generation and supply of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency with a focus on the roles and responsibilities of local governments as the driving force for innovation and investment </li></ul><ul><li>to motivate and enable two local governments from India to anchor the development/use of RE and EE technologies in their municipal development strategies and to initiate related activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by BMZ and GTZ Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Duration: Nov 2005-Oct 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Main Components: </li></ul><ul><li>A: Model Communities </li></ul><ul><li>B: Network </li></ul><ul><li>C: Out Reach </li></ul>
  5. 5. Local Renewables Model Communities Network <ul><li>Activities so far: </li></ul><ul><li>Nagpur and Bhubaneswar Cities selected for the project though EOI process. </li></ul><ul><li>International Launching at Cape Town Feb 06. </li></ul><ul><li>Signing of MoU with Cities in April 06 at Delhi. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Staff in place at both cities </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders group identified in both cities </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness activities conducted in both cities </li></ul><ul><li>National and International workshops held </li></ul><ul><li>RE EE Resource Centre established in both cities </li></ul><ul><li>City Energy Study report </li></ul><ul><li>City level RE EE policy formulation process initiated </li></ul>Nagpur Vadodara Jabalpur Madurai Tiruchirapalli Gwalior Paradip Bhubaneswar
  6. 6. RE & EE Resource centre (RC) <ul><li>One of the main components of the “Local Renewables Model Communities Network” project. </li></ul><ul><li>The idea - establish a hub/focal point of all Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency related activities in the city . </li></ul><ul><li>RC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Has comprehensive resource base of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has Physical exhibition of models related to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency techniques. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is a platform for all relevant stakeholders (citizens / manufacturers / banks / institutions etc.) to meet and exchange information on RE and EE . </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Objectives of RE & EE Resource centre <ul><li>To provide information on RE and EE </li></ul><ul><li>To raise awareness and education about RE and EE </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate exchange and collaboration between different stakeholders for effective information sharing, technology transfer and fund mobilization . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Purpose of Resource Centre <ul><li>      Provide information to all those interested in knowing about RE and EE through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An exhibition space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A resource base of information on renewable energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information for local governments on political and policies process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create and raise awareness and education about RE and EE by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing Information Education Communication (IEC) Campaigns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering capacity building support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facilitate collaboration between stakeholders by organizing workshops, seminars, Organize study visits </li></ul>
  9. 9. BHUBANESWAR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, INDIA Resource Center at Bhubaneswar
  10. 10. Local Renewable Resource Centre, Bhubaneswar , India <ul><li>First RE and EE resource Center established at the city level, have been hosted by the City Municipal Corporation of Bhubaneswar. </li></ul>
  11. 11. RE & EE Resource centre (RC):
  12. 12. Location <ul><li>Resource Center is strategically located in Bhubaneswar - at the entrance lobby of the Corporation building. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Formulation and formation of RC <ul><li>Resource Center at Bhubaneswar is developed after due consultation and detailed questioner survey of stakeholders and citizens. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Participants in promoting RC <ul><li>Manufacturers and dealers on Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At present Gayatri Solar and Tata BP Solar have exhibited their equipments and information materials at the Bhubaneswar Resource Center. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Asian Electronics – an ESCO (Energy Saving Company) group member has displayed its literatures and would display its electricity saving T – 5 model soon. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Contd…) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) – Providing various information on govt. policies, various schemes and literatures. </li></ul><ul><li>State agency on Renewable Energy (Orissa Renewable Energy Development Agency – OREDA) – sharing literatures. </li></ul><ul><li>Various banks – information on loan availability towards installation of Renewable Energy equipments. </li></ul>Other participants in promoting RC
  16. 16. Models Display in the RC and its utility <ul><li>Solar Panel – Models show the scope for decentralized electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar caps – Practical visualization of solar power generation in rotating the fan in the cap. Its best use can be made during the summer in avoiding sun strokes. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar helmets – Similar utilities of solar power for the traffic police. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar Lantern – Solar powered lantern for power emergencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Wind turbine – A model to demonstrate the use of wind power to generate electricity. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Activities <ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors – Students, City Govt. Staffs (BMC and Corporators), Govt. Officials at Administrative Level, Energy Auditors, Environment Professionals, Dealers and Manufacturers (Renewable Energy and Energy Saving Companies), NGOs, Citizens (Inclusive laymen & Slum Dwellers), Engineers, Agricultural Professionals, Hospital Authorities (Doctors And Managers), Lawyers, TV Media, Defence Personalities, Housewives, National and International Delegates. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Organization of workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization of RE and EE stakeholders discussion at BMC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource Center organized the Local Policy consultation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local Stakeholders Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring together different stakeholders. </li></ul></ul>Activities
  19. 19. Delegates visiting the RC
  20. 20. Influx of visitors to the RC <ul><li>January – Major influx was BMC staffs. </li></ul><ul><li>February and March – natural influx of citizens of Bhubaneswar initiated. </li></ul><ul><li>April – Visitors (mostly citizens) increased by 193% in comparison to March 07. </li></ul><ul><li>May – 213% increase in visitors (predominantly citizens) comparison to March 07. </li></ul>
  21. 21. What the visitors say about RC 1.61 RC should create model village/centre completely based on RE power 12.90 Expand this programme to remote & rural areas 63.71 Very good & it is the need of the hour 1.61 Enhance the literatures 3.23 Increase the floor area of the RC 16.94 Greater awareness required % of response Suggestions
  22. 22. <ul><li>Release of monthly News Bulletin “Energy & Environment” – 3 experimental bulletins made. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First issue released on 11th March 2007. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy in recent news </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Articles on RE & EE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>About Local Renewable Project (vision and mission) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Join us </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Views of the visitors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target groups – whole spectrum of visitors after due realization of visitors’ perceptions. </li></ul></ul>Other activities – Printing of “Energy & Environment” News Bulletin
  23. 23. Energy & Environment
  24. 24. Energy & Environment – a discussion for further developments
  25. 25. Collection of newspaper clippings <ul><li>Collection and collation @ avg. 80 clippings/month of newspaper clippings on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency have been made and displayed in the RC for update information on RE & EE. </li></ul><ul><li>A database is created and maintained for easier reference by the user. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Publicity of RC <ul><li>Wider publicity of the RC – a video clip has already been transmitted in local TV media (OTV) dated 23 rd May 07. </li></ul><ul><li>Pamphlets on RC are ready to be immediately distributed among all citizens through the local dailies. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Part of international Network <ul><li>Resource Center is part of the International Network of European (Freiburg, Bonn and Växjö) and Brazilian (Betim) cities, ICLEI International Training Centre, ICLEI European Secretariat and ICLEI US office. </li></ul>Cape Town Betim Växjö Freiburg Bonn Bhubaneswar Nagpur Coimbatore
  28. 28. Future activities (planned) <ul><li>Organize Information Education Communication (IEC) Campaigns for students (School; college – undergraduate and graduate), Residential Welfare Associations etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize meetings, workshops and seminars for regular dialogues among various stakeholders and their capacity building through trainings. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize study visits for more practical exposures. </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of a web based resource center . </li></ul>
  29. 29. Activities for 2007 <ul><li>Sharing of Bhubaneswar city energy status among its citizens through Residential Welfare Associations. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitizing the school children, house wives towards energy conservation at domestic level. </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting and training for the architects, builders, hotel owners etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation of project proposals for implementation of RE & EE. </li></ul><ul><li>Installation of solar water heater at Municipal Corporation hospital of Bhubaneswar city. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Sustainability of RC <ul><li>Technical – growing interest by the manufacturers, energy auditors and other technical persons in sharing the information and queries in need. </li></ul><ul><li>Financial – A step is needed to work out for the leasing some space of RC for displaying their models. </li></ul><ul><li>Social – Growing interest (77% of visitors) towards the new and emerging concepts reflects the trend towards their interest to accept the RE & EE. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Thank You For more information ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia 1st Floor, Tower B, Logix Technopark, Sector- 127, NOIDA, 201301, India Tel: +91-120-4368400 Fax: +91-120-4368401 http://www.iclei.org/sa