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The contribution of ICT to Energy Efficiency: local and regional initiatives

Implementing energy efficiency initiatives harnessing ICT: A toolkit for local and regional authorities is compartmentalised into eight sections of practical guidance based on crosscutting themes are presented in the toolkit. These themes are those likely to have relevance for authorities involved in taking forward a wide range of energy effi ciency/ICT initiatives of diff erent kinds and on different scales. The practical guidance covers:

  • funding sources
  •  metrics/indicators
  •  user engagement
  •  leadership, governance and public–private partnerships
  •  appropriate use of technology
  • planning energy effi ciency to 2020 and beyond
  •  managing project risks
  •  procurement

Also find attached executive summary, intended for senior decision- makers in local and regional authorities. Th presents highlights from — and is supported by — an e summary extensive toolkit of resources for local and regional authorities regarding information and communication technologies (ICT) for energy efficiency. The toolkit is available electronically via a wiki-style website hosted within the collaborative platform at and in a report publication.