Presentation on theme: "ENERGY FOR MAYORS ENERGY FOR MAYORS project Toolbox of Methodologies on Climate and Energy for the Covenant of Mayors Miriam Badino, Provincia di Genova."— Presentation transcript:
ENERGY FOR MAYORS ENERGY FOR MAYORS project Toolbox of Methodologies on Climate and Energy for the Covenant of Mayors Miriam Badino, Provincia di Genova (IT)
Communities and Covenant Supporters and Coordinators E4M project motto: BETTER CLIMATE AND ENERGY FOR ALL working together towards a smart sustainable energy future!
E4M project: Supporting sustainable energy agenda at local and regional level Focus: capacity 1.What? Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs): build capacity to support planning, development, financing and organising stakeholder involvement Local actors sub-national government level 2.Who? Targets: Local actors, incl. local governments and their stakeholders, as well sub-national government level (provinces and regions) Covenant of Mayors 3.Why? To support Covenant of Mayors as an important European initiative for local governments (to commit and report). local governments Covenant of Mayors Coordinators and Supporters. 4.How? Identifying needs, tools, resources and offering support to local governments as well as their Covenant of Mayors Coordinators and Supporters.
PARTNERS: Province of Genova (IT) - Coordinator Sogesca s.r.l. (IT) Province of Modena (IT) Italian Local Agenda 21 Association (IT) City of Zagreb (HR) Polish Network Energy Cités (PL) Kaunas Regional Energy Agency (LT) Region of Central Macedonia (GR) ww.nath.gr Province of Huelva (ES) Province of Barcelona (ES) ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, European Secretariat (DE)www.iclei-europe.org Association for development of mountain municipalities of Republic of Bulgaria (BG) Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (GR) European Center for Quality Ltd. (BG) Union of Bulgarian Black Sea Local Authorities (BG) ENERGY FOR MAYORS: 180 new municipalities joining the Covenant of Mayors 60+ municipalities accompanied with their SEAP development and implementation 34 new Covenant Coordinators (CC) or Covenant Supporters (CS) created to help communities 10 Energy Days organized per year in the project regions 8 pilot Energy Management Systems (EMS) implemented
Organisations that support cities and towns to achieve their Covenant of Mayors (CoM) commitments are called Covenant Coordinators & Supporters (previously Supporting Structures - SSt). 1.Covenant Coordinators are: National Coordinators (e.g. national energy agencies) Territorial Coordinators (e.g. provinces, regions,...) 2.Covenant Supporters Networks of local governments Covenant Coordinators and Supporters
E4M responding to needs: Communities and their Covenant Coordinators & Supporters 1.Conduct survey: The 1 st ENERGY FOR MAYORS (E4M) survey was conducted in 2010 helped to: Identify & analyse existing support offered by SSt / Identify good practice & replicable methodologies / Identify SSt needs Summary of Survey on Approach and Needs – Diputació de Barcelona 2.Build capacity: Workshops: Huelva (2010), Genova (2011), Krakow (2012) 3.Develop guidance material – Support Package for Covenant Coordinators and Supporters: Brief Analysis of Needs of SSt - ICLEI Europe Basic Guidelines for SSt – ICLEI Europe 4.Centralise resources in the TOOLBOX
SEAP: Wide range of topics (also for Covenant of Mayors) ACTIVITIES / PHASES / STEPS: Starting up (e.g. political commitment, goals, resources, etc.) Assessment (e.g. Baseline Emission Inventory) Target setting SEAP development SEAP implementation SEAP monitoring and evaluation Participation processes Communication campaign Financing activities Supported by SECTORS COVERED BY METHODOLOGIES: Adaptation Buildings Energy Mitigation Transport Waste Water
E4M Toolbox - Entry Point
E4M Toolbox - Icons Limited need for language Search function linked to icons
E4M Toolbox – Icon meaning Icons available in 10 languages - downloadable
E4M Toolbox - Search function Detailed criteria for effective search List of all Methodologies: Alphabetical / by Language / by Type Search
E4M Toolbox – Resource example Best methodologies Every language version available
E4M Toolbox - Add resource Easy to upload different resources Guidance - pop-up boxes FAQ to help user
Contact Need for further information on the project? Please contact: Dario Miroglio/ Miriam Badino Province of Genova Comments on the Toolbox? Please contact: Maryke van Staden/ Giorgia Rambelli ICLEI Europe THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!