Online Resources

Publications Databases

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy: Local Energy Efficiency Policy. Available at: https://aceee.org/portal/local-policy

Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP): Publications Database. Available at: https://www.esmap.org/publications

ESMAP: Energy Efficient Cities Case Studies Database. Available at: https://www.esmap.org/node/231

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability: ICLEI Publications Database. Available at: http://old.iclei.org/activities/resources/publications.html

Overseas Development Institute: Publications Database. Available at: https://www.odi.org/publications

RES-LEGAL: Legal Resources on Renewable Energy, Country Database. Available at: http://www.res-legal.eu/search-by-country/

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Colombia Law School: State and Local Climate Change Resource Center. Available at: http://columbiaclimatelaw.com/resources/archived-materials/state-and-local-climate-change-resource-center/

South African Cities Network: Publications Database. Available at: http://sacities.net/knowledge-products/publications

South African Local Government Association (SALGA): Knowledge Hub: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Available at: https://www.salga.org.za/Knowledge%20Hub%20EEARE.html

South African Local Government Association (SALGA): Publications Database. Available at: https://www.salga.org.za/Documents%20and%20Publications%20SP.html

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Publications Database. Available at: https://www.sei.org/publications/

World Energy Council (WEC): Energy Efficiency Policies and Measures. Available at: https://www.worldenergy.org/data/energy-efficiency-policies-and-measures/

 

Specific Papers

Chenal, J. (2016) Capitalizing on Urbanization: The Importance of Planning, Infrastructure, and Finance for Africa’s Growing Cities. Available at: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/foresightafrica2016_ch4-1.pdf

eThekwini Municipality (2013) eThekwini Municipality Energy Office: Profile. Available at: http://www.durban.gov.za/City_Services/energyoffice/Posters/Energy%20Office%20Profile.pdf

Green Cape (2016) Energy Services: Energy Efficiency and Embedded Generation, 2016 Market Intelligence Report. Available at: https://www.greencape.co.za/assets/Energy-Sector-Desk-Content/GreenCape-Energy-Services-MIR-2016.pdf

Resnick, D. (2014) Urban Governance and Service Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa [Special issue], Development Policy Review. 32 (s1)

South African Cities Network (2016) Use of Energy Performance Contracting by Municipalities in South Africa: A tool to enhance implementation of energy efficiency in public buildings. Available at: http://www.sacities.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/PDF/Energy%20Performance%20Contracting%20in%20Municipal%20Buildings.pdf

UN-HABITAT/ICLEI (2009) Sustainable Urban Energy Planning: A handbook for cities and towns in developing countries. Available at: http://staging.unep.org/urban_environment/PDFs/Sustainable_Energy_Handbook.pdf

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (2015) Best Policy Practices for Implementing Energy Efficiency. Available at: https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/ECE_Best_Practices_in_EE_publication_1_.pdf

Ward, S. and Walsh, V. (2010) Cape Town Energy Case Study. Available at: https://www.worldenergy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/PUB_Energy_and_urban_innovation_Case_Study_Cape_town_2010_WEC.pdf

World Bank Group (2013) Development of Energy Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Cities: A Municipal Perspective from Accra, Addis Abba and Nairobi. Available at: http://www.africancityenergy.org/uploads/resource_31.pdf

 

Websites of Organisations Supporting Municipal Energy Planning

Covenant of Mayors Office for Sub-Saharan Africa: Articles. Available at: http://www.ccre.org/en/actualites/index_actu_by_activite/40

SAMSET/ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability: African City Energy. Available at: https://www.africancityenergy.org/

Sustainable Energy Africa/South African Local Government Association: Urban Energy Support. Available at: http://cityenergy.org.za/

 

Training Programmes

LEDS-EEP (2017) Webinar Programme on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning. Available at: http://leds-eep.rec.org/webinar.php?id=39

 

SAMSET Briefs

 

Newsletters

 

Videos

“The Place of Local Government in Sustainable Energy Transition” Webinar: http://www.slideshare.net/e4sv/webinar-5-jul16-the-place-of-local-government-in-sustainable-energy-transition-perspectives-of-samset

Video: “Powering Namuwongo”: https://vimeo.com/158609915

Your Piece of the Sun: Gender, Energy and Poverty in South Africa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hGPui9ls3s

Posters and Leaflets

 

Images

MSW Management

Bags of charcoal on the bank of Lake Victoria in Kampala, Uganda (Image credit: SEA)

joburg-low-income-SWH

Low-income households in Johannesburg with solar water heaters (Image credit: SEA)

SWH Store

Paraffin tank at a ‘Spaza’ shop in South Africa (Image credit: SEA)

ga-east-waste

Landfill in Ga East Municipality, Accra, Ghana (Image credit: Xavier Lemaire)

Urban Sprawl

Aerial shot of Lagos, Nigeria, showing the extent of urban sprawl in the city (Image credit: SEA)

PV Billboard

Solar PV panels powering billboard lighting in Accra, Ghana (Image credit: SEA