Data4Action aims to foster collaboration models in energy data exchange between public authorities and energy data providers, to inform the design of regional and municipal sustainable energy action plans.
Partner regions: Alba Iulia (Romania), Basque Country (Spain), Carlow Kilkenny (Ireland), Kent (United Kingdom), Liguria (Italy), Nord Pas-de-Calais (France), Norrbotten (Sweden), Plovdiv (Bulgaria), Rhône-Alpes (France), Turin (Italy), Zlin (Czech Republic).
Energy data access can be challenging for many actors because of data ownership, commercial sensitivity, the lack of accuracy or resource. Data 4 Action, by identifying transferable models of collaboration, explores ways to improve the access of public authorities to energy data for a better implementation and a better monitoring of Sustainable Energy Action Plans.
The general purpose of Data 4 Action is the establishment of long-term data exchange models in sustainable energy planning, through a cooperation between public authorities and energy data providers. Long term collaboration models will be implemented through bilateral data exchange cooperation agreements and with the development of twelve regional observatories, representing more than five thousand municipalities.
Data 4 Action puts an emphasis on 4 activities: it improves conditions for data exchange, it mobilizes key actors and facilitates their cooperation through the creation of new observatories and it involves local authorities in the implementation and the monitoring of their Sustainable Energy Action Plans.
The Data Access Guidebook for Sustainable Energy Action Plans has been released
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