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MODULE 10.3: District Energy in Cities

Recommended Steps

Recommended steps for local governments implementing district energy:


  1. Assess existing energy and climate policy objectives, strategies and taragets, and identify catalysts
  2. Strengthen or develop the institutional multi-stakeholder coordination framework
  3. Integrate district energy into national and/or local energy strategy and planning
  4. Map local energy demand and evaluate local energy resources
  5. Determine relevant policy design considerations
  6. Carry out project pre-feasibility and viability
  7. Develop business plan
  8. Analyse procurement options
  9. Facilitate finance
  10. Set measurable, reportable and verifiable project indicators


Note: Information presented on this page was based on the UNEP's District Energy in Cities publication





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