Local governments across Europe are engaging in sustainable energy planning and action. They are often searching for guidance and advice to develop or further improve their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs). Many methodologies and tools are offered by sub-national governments, energy agencies and city networks – many of whom are also active as Supporting Structures of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM) either as Covenant Coordinators of Covenant Supporters.
In support of :
With a simple external structure and search function (by language or alphabetical) it uses icons to present “elements” typically part of a SEAP development process.
The Toolbox collection contains many different types of examples, in different languages, of useful methodologies* and tools, including:
- Other guidance material (videos, newsletters, etc..)
"Climate and energy-relevant" methodologies typically address one or a combination of the following:
Target group / activity:
Methodology example: Tools, descriptions
Local stakeholders: citizens, NGOs, business and industry
Raising awareness among local decision-makers
Municipal staff training activity
Vision and Strategy (Direction)
SWOT analysis on energy (threats, opportunities, ..)
* Definition of ‘methodology’ for this project: any working procedure or guidance used by or recommended by a Covenant Coordinator or Covenant Supporter.