September 10, 2017

The "shared energy advice' is a specific to small and medium-sized communities service which is to share the energy of a specialized technician skills. This helps communities lacking sufficient internal resources to implement an energy policy under control, and to take concrete action on their heritage to achieve savings.

This tool is intended for the municipalities with less than 10,000 inhabitants. The benefits of the shared energy (CEP) consulting :

The pooling of expertise a territorial approach
•    An objective and independent advice: priority is given to the control of energy without privileging an energy solution in particular;
•    Cost potentially offset by the savings;
•    A network of advisers energy on the whole of the french territory, trained, equipped and led by ADEME;
•    Support and technical assistance in the long term.

The main principles can adapted to other countries.
Needs Addressed
• no energy efficiency policy public sector strategic goals with defined targets at national level (art. 3)
• no energy efficiency policy public sector operational goals with defined programme to deliver them (art. 3)
• insufficient information on energy technologies (art. 17)
• insufficient information on financial tools (art. 17)
• insufficient information on technical tools (art. 17)
• lack of in-house expertise about energy technologies (art. 17)
• lack of in-house expertise about financial tools (art. 17)
• lack of in-house expertise about technical tools (art. 17)
• absence of support organisations in your territory addressing energy efficiency matters (art. 17)
• support organisations have unsufficient competency and knowledge (art. 17)
• inadequate information on best energy efficiency practices (art. 17)