Policy Guide

Co-operative procurement


  • Tholen, Lena (Lead author)
  • Adisorn, Thomas (Author)
  • Thomas, Stefan (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • Borg & Co AB (2003): Harnessing the Power of the Public Purse. Final report from the European PROST study on energy efficiency in the public sector. Report based on the PROST study carried out under the auspices of the European Commission’s SAVE programme www.bigee.net/s/1if173
  • Eckert, Jan (1995): The Super-Efficient Refrigerator Program: Case Study of a Golden Carrot Program. www.bigee.net/s/ie3vw2
  • Harris, Jeffrey; Aebischer, Bernard; Glickman, Joan; Magnin, Gérard; Meier, Alan; Viegand, Jan (2005): Public sector leadership: Transforming the market for efficient products and services. eceee summer school 2005 proceedings www.bigee.net/s/d666k4
  • Hurford, Richard (2006): Joint Procurement of TFT Monitors in the UK. www.bigee.net/s/qy7era
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) (2000): Final management report. Annex III Co-operative Procurement of Innovative Technologies for Demand-Side-Management. www.bigee.net/s/nerk1y
  • Irrek, Wolfgang; Jarczynski, Lutz (2007): Overall Impact Assessment of Current Energy Efficiency Policies and Potential ‘Good Practice’ Policies. Within the Framework of the AID-EE project. www.bigee.net/s/1tyraf
  • Labanca, Nicola (2006): Evaluation of Energy+ Process. www.bigee.net/s/na326g
  • Local Authority Environmental Management Systems and Procurement (2006): Tool D: Joint procurement –Combining public procurement actions. www.bigee.net/s/k31n1n
  • Mäkinen, Kirsi; Neij, Lena (2010): Good practices in the public sector. WEC - ADEME case study www.bigee.net/s/ayazhr
  • Öko-Institut, ICLEI (2007): Costs and Benefits of Green Public Procurement in Europe www.bigee.net/s/9zmwbf
  • Österreichische Gemeinde-Zeitung (ÖGZ) (2001): ÖkoBeschaffungsService Vorarlberg. www.bigee.net/6nhx6b
  • Sandahl, Linda, J.; Ledbetter, Marc R.; Chin, R. I.; Lewis, K. S.; Norling, J. M. (1996) ‘Process Evaluation of the Super-Efficient Refrigerator’ Report to US DOE by Battelle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Report PNNL-1 0882. www.bigee.net/s/spymu7 
  • SeverNovem et al. (2005): 2E+ Procurement on very energy efficient white goods. Final report for the SAVE project. www.bigee.net/s/i6qj82
  • Stigh, Lena (2007): Technology Procurement in Sweden. Sub-report. Nordic Council of Ministers project 33 10 46. Jegrelius Research Centre www.bigee.net/s/tz34f6
  • Ten Cate, Alison; Harris, Jeff; Shugars, John; Westling, Hans (1998): Technology procurement as a market transformation tool. ACEEE proceedings 1998
  • Westling, Hans (1999): Technology Procurement for Efficient Systems. Report for the CIB 99 Joint Triennial Symposium “Customer satisfaction: A focus for research & practice” www.bigee.net/s/siut4x

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Energy+: Aggregated purchase at European level for A-rated fridge/freezers
Type: Co-operative procurement
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