Download – Defining a Smart Energy City

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On this page you may find documents regarding the TRANSFORM definition of the Smart Energy City, SWOT analysis of participating cities, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and methods how to work with these outcomes.These Key Performance Indicators as well as the Smart Energy City definition were used throughout the project in guiding the work on the quantitative and qualitative decision support models.

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Becoming a Smart Energy City, state of the art and ambition: This reports includes the definition of Smart Energy City with key elements and indicators, state of the art of the 6 TRANSFORM cities and comparative analysis based on SWOT method.

State of the art: “soft” KPI’s together with the “hard” KPI’s in the baseline reports (below) have been used to create a state of the art description of each of the participating cities. A blank questionnaire that could be used by any city to make a self assessment on ones city’s state of the art in relation to becoming a Smart Energy City.

Intake workshop and SWOT methodology: The intake workshop methodology was developed to support cities in deciding what to focus on in the TRANSFORM program.

Results general

Definition of Smart Energy City, including KPI’s: A definition of the “Smart Energy Cities” with a special focus on the integration of physical planning and energy flows, utility infrastructure, the use of data and behavioral aspects.

Becoming a Smart Energy City: An in depth analysis (state of the art) of TRANSFORM cities including the following aspects: local climate, local energy resources, development history, relation to and control over region, state of economic development, prosperity and social issues, government form and institutional capacity, structure and level of civil society involvement in energy and planning issues, degree of control over energy generation, production and distribution assets (structure of ownership of utility companies etc.) and energy consumption, transportation patterns etc.

Results per city

Baseline analysis method manual & Baseline reports: The role of the City Baseline Analysis is to hold up a mirror to each of the participating cities and to illustrate their current status across a range of sectors. It provides a snapshot in time of each city

Status quo of cities: These reports support and supplement, by a qualitative analysis, the baseline reports produced per each TRANSFORM city.

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