What it is

In the hands of local authorities is concentrated a considerable portion of the responsibilities related to energy management in municipalities. Rational energy-use, and in many cases also energy supply and production, are becoming centers of concern for local authorities. Local (municipal) energy planning is a major instrument of Energy management in municipalities. The Energy Plan is a linking tool between local planning strategies and sustainable development actions, operationally translating the addresses of the Administration in the development of renewable sources. The main objectives the Energy Plan aims, concern both the improvement of environmental quality and on the other the contribution to the national and European commitments for the reduction of CO2 emissions and energy expenditure. The application fields in which are reflected the energy saving policies are as follows:
  • the residential and productive sector;
  • the mobility sector;
  • the lighting sector;
  • the environmental cycle of municipal waste;
  • the correct information to consumers.