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  1. 1. Introducing Session B2 The role of energy agencies Maryke van Staden, Project Officer Climate & Air ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
  2. 2. Energy agencies and sustainable energy <ul><li>Different types of energy agencies. In the context of sustainable energy these can act at a specific level, e.g. international, European, national, regional, local, and or can address a specific topic such as RE only. </li></ul><ul><li>In Europe local and regional energy agencies often support the transition to more sustainable energy systems and use of energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of agencies - supported by EC programmes such as SAVE. </li></ul><ul><li>Current European drive towards creating a network of agencies that have experience in most aspects of EE and RE. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>A local authority can expect its local energy agency (LEA) to give wide-ranging advice on all aspects of energy, as well as technical assistance in the design of energy projects, heritage and infrastructure and provision of public information on these topics. </li></ul><ul><li>The LEA acts as a contact point for relations with European networks and institutions as well as an intermediary to local, regional and national players. </li></ul>Support for local governments
  4. 4. <ul><li>Information, advice and training on energy management issues </li></ul><ul><li>Support for implementation of local/regional energy plans </li></ul><ul><li>Energy audits of public and private buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Raising awareness on energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and transport issues </li></ul><ul><li>Search for energy-management incentive funds at national and international level </li></ul>Typical range of services:
  5. 5. <ul><li>Report from DG TREN on the outputs, performance and future perspective of SAVE Agencies, stated: &quot;the quantity and range of activities globally developed by the Energy Agency at local level is impressive, going far beyond what might be expected by an unaware observer”. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. managenergy .net/products/R1077. htm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact your local energy agencies, get information on support options. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and learn from our 3 examples in Session B2. </li></ul>Find out what Energy Agencies can offer you
  6. 6. <ul><li>Three different types of energy agencies presenting their work. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on their role in supporting community energy activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Czech RE Agency, Czech Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Development, support schemes and latest achievements of RES in the Czech Republic </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Berlin Energy Agency, Germany </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitating energy efficiency through Energy Services - the role of Energy Agencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy, Switzerland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building an alliance of public funding agencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Session B2 topics:

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