PLANHEAT - the PLANHEAT tool

The following tool has been developed in the frame of the PLANHEAT project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

The PLANHEAT tool is the “heart” of the PLANHEAT project. It will help your city to simulate its way to decarbonising its heating and cooling system by showing you economically feasible scenarios.

ENERFUND Web Application User Guide

The following tool has been developed in the frame of the ENERFUND project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

ENERFUND is a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data, number of certified installers, governmental schemes, etc.

Panel2050 Guide for developing an Energy Vision

The following tool has been developed in the frame of the Panel2050 project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

This guiding document provides background and support for the process of developing a Local Energy Vision as a vital stage in a roadmapping process.

Panel2050 Tool for developing a Regional Energy Profile

The following tool has been developed in the frame of the Panel2050 project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

This Excel tool presents a methodology for devising a Regional Energy Profile – an energy baseline on regional/local level – and offers a standardised presentation of the results.

Empowering Capacity Building needs analysis and mapping of regional and municipal capabilities

The following tool has been developed in the frame of the Empowering project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. 

The Capacity Building Needs Assessment (CBNA) is performed to collect information from Local Energy Board (LEB) organizations on what are their needs in terms of capacity building for sustainable energy planning and implementing, as well as their current status regarding the topics envisaged by EMPOWERING project.

RES heating plan in Rhodope Region tо 2030, Bulgaria

The mail goal is effectively utilization biomass potential in municipalities, members of Association of Rhodope Municipalities, 21 in total. The association has established an energy efficiency council with energy experts from different municipalities. The board will be responsible for the monitoring and implementation of the plan for renewable heating and cooling.

Sustainable Energy Action Plans, France

As a local player, the Plaine Commune, created on 1 January 2016 within the Grand Paris metropolis, set up a Local Energy and Climate Agency (LECA, June 2012) to assist public and private actors in their energy saving and energy rehabilitation. The LECA Intends to contribute to the preservation of natural resources, the implementation of the energy transition and climate adaptation of the Plain Commune area.

Energy Data Collection - Good practices (MESHARTILITY), EU

"This document is delivered according to project co-funded by the IEE, MESHARTILITY (measurement and data distribution utilities for the Covenant of Mayors). Based on the findings made in the project and changes in the course of it, this document offers recommendations to facilitate the efficient exchange of data between utilities and local authorities. This report focuses on the experiences and lessons learned from the project through participation of municipalities, utility providers and support structures.

RETscreen, Canada

RETScreen® International is a free, universal tool developed in collaboration with many government, industry and university experts. The program is managed and has ongoing support from Canmore ENERGY at the Canadian Ministry of Natural Resources. On the territory of Poland, training for users is led by the Foundation for Energy Efficiency. The organization is the translator of educational materials available at www.retscreen.net. There is also a free e-learning course available at www.e-szkolenia.fewe.pl.

INSMART City Energy System Model

 The INSMART methodology was developed in the INSMART FP7 Smart City project. The objective is to use a scientifically sound approach in developing Sustainable Energy Action plans a city level. The methodology covers all the energy consumption sectors within a city (buildings, transport, municipal buildings, other uses) and local energy generation (solar water heaters, PV systems etc).