Public procurement frameworks provide the most effective route to encouraging uptake of Energy Service Contracts in public sector,says new CIED report
Energy service contracts involve the outsourcing of energy-related services to a third party, or contractor. This project aims to identify the factors underpinning successful business models, to identify whether, how and under what conditions such models could diffuse more widely, and to assess their potential for reducing energy demand in order to provide recommendations for public policy.
What encourages local authorities to engage with energy performance contracting for retrofitting? Evidence from German municipalities
New CIED research suggests energy service contracts are growing rapidly in the UK public sector, delivering substantial energy and carbon savings.