Policy Guide

Voluntary Agreements with commercial or public organisations


  • Xia, Chun (Lead author)
  • Kiyar, Dagmar (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • Bertoldi, Paolo and Rezessy, Silvia (2010): Voluntary Agreements in the Field of Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction: Review and Analysis of the Experience in Member States of the European Union. www.bigee.net/s/unp1z5
  • Ciugudeanu, Calin; Bertoldi, Paolo (2004): Five-year assessment of the European GreenLight programme. In: Ingineria Iluminatului – Journal of Lighting Engineering. Vol. 14 (2004), pp. 5-10. 
  • Energystar: How New Homes Earn the ENERGY STAR. www.bigee.net/s/ust8nk
  • EU-greenlight: What to do? Verifying the energy savings. www.bigee.net/s/vsubsc
  • Gupta, Sujata; Tirpak, Dennis A.; Burger, Nicholas; Gupta, Joyeeta; Höhne, Niklas; Boncheva, Antonia I.; Kanoan, Gorashi M.; Kolstad, Charles; Kruger, Joseph A.; Michaelowa, Axel; Murase, Shinya; Pershing, Jonathan; Saijo, Tatsuyoshi; Sari, Agus (2007): Policies, Instruments and Co-operative Arrangements. In Climate Change 2007: Mitigation. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. [B. Metz, O.R. Davidson, P.R. Bosch, R. Dave, L.A. Meyer (eds)], Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. www.bigee.net/s/mervmf
  • Neme, Chris; Cowart, Richard (2012): Energy Efficiency Feed-in-Tariffs: Key Policy and Design Considerations. www.bigee.net/s/am4mbf
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2007): Assessment of policy instruments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings.
  • Valentová, Michaela; Bertoldi, Paolo (2010): Evaluation of the GreenBuilding Programme. Presented in 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. www.bigee.net/s/dattpn

Discover bigEE good practice examples

Curve Breaker Agreement
Type: Voluntary Agreements with commercial or public organisations
Explore all Good Practice Examples for "Targets and planning"

Was this page helpful?   50% of our visitors found this helpful.