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Local authorities in the context of energy and climate policy

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  • Comodi, Gabriele
  • Cioccolanti, Luca
  • Polonara, Fabio
  • Brandoni, Caterina

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Several measures to boost the energy system towards a low-carbon future can be planned and implemented by local authorities, such as energy-saving initiatives in public buildings and lighting, information campaigns, and renewable energy pilot projects. This work analyzes the public administration's role in energy and climate policies by assessing carbon-lowering measures for properties and services managed directly by local governments in central Italy.

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  • Comodi, Gabriele & Cioccolanti, Luca & Polonara, Fabio & Brandoni, Caterina, 2012. "Local authorities in the context of energy and climate policy," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 737-748.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:51:y:2012:i:c:p:737-748
    DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.09.019
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