An analysis of potential energy savings and implementing renewable energy solutions in local governments with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The Institute of Baltic Studies together with Tartu Regional Energy Agency and OÜ Tepsli conducted an analysis to explore how the planned activities and energy and climate goals of REKK 2030 are being implemented in local governments.

The main research questions were:

In the study, IBS was responsible for conducting an online survey among local government representatives and aided in preparing and conducting interviews with them. Based on the gathered input and desk research, IBS analyzed the competences and need for training of local governments in terms of achieving energy savings and implementing renewable energy solutions.