Information
  • Submitted by: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Topic: Sustainable cities and human settlements
  • Keywords: human settlement, energy
  • Location: worldwide
  • Date of completion: 2013
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
IRENA's activities on Renewables in Cities

Partner(s)

IRENA Members and IRENA Signatories.
Open to additional partners.

Description/achievement of initiative

Analyze renewable energy promotion policies, to develop tools to demonstrate how local policies can be shaped towards a renewable energy future; develop a sectoral roadmap.

Implementation methodologies

In order to achieve the aim of analysis in greater depth about renewable energy promotion policies, to develop tools to demonstrate how local policies can be shaped towards a renewable energy future, and to develop a sectoral roadmap with enabling action points to accelerate the use of renewable energy resources and the design of city energy systems in a way that is conducive to the use of renewable energy produced elsewhere. The activities are undertaken in collaboration with ICLEI and UN-Habitat.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Development of a sectoral roadmap with enabling action points to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy in cities. 2013
Organization of a set of technical workshops to disseminate and exchange lessons on different regional and technical aspects of renewable energy use in urban systems. 2013
Development of a range of tools to support and accelerate renewable energy deployment in urban settings. 2013
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