[open-sustainability] Introducing the Open Energy Data Assessment - Your inputs most welcome

kshitiz khanal khanal1990 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 13:33:35 UTC 2015


I am a student of Energy Planning and this is very interesting to me.

I will read the document and prepare a response. This is exciting -
openness on Energy fronts.

-Kshitiz Khanal
Open Knowledge Nepal

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Pierre Chrzanowski <
pierre.chrzanowski at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Open Sustainability list,
> Building on the World Bank's Open Data Readiness Assessment, I am pleased
> to share with you the first draft of the Open Energy Data Assessment tool.
> In short, the purpose of this methodological tool is to assist energy
> stakeholders and related authorities in assessing and planning what actions
> to consider in order to strengthen access and use of open data in the
> energy sector at a national or local level. The tool is developed based on
> the findings of a first set of urban energy assessments conducted in
> Nairobi and Accra, and as such could also be valuable to teams working on
> urban emission inventories or in other related urban sustainability
> initiatives.
> The draft of the methodology contains 8 dimensions assessing a number of
> specific evidence related to Open Data in the energy area, along with a
> list of datasets considered key for the sector.
> The draft has been made available online for comments and edit suggestions
> [1], and we would particularly appreciate your feedbacks on the evidence
> and key datasets assessed. Any pointer to a project or experience related
> to Open Energy Data would also be very valuable to the tool.
> For an introduction to our work on Open Energy Data in urban areas, I also
> invite you to read the Feature Story [2] we have just published on the
> World Bank website.
> Finally, this methodology is intended to be a part of the World Bank Open
> Data Toolkit [3], which is available for anyone to reuse. If you are
> considering using this methodology for your  project and have specific
> questions, please get in touch.
> Thanks again!
> Regards
> --
> Pierre Chrzanowski
> Open Data Consultant, World Bank
> Board Member Open Knowledge France
> [1]
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cGs440kq229GEDnTpkMSE2Mvt9HeipOai1y88xV_CWA/edit#heading=h.28hc6xf8y050
> [2]
> http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/06/03/exploring-open-energy-data-in-urban-areas
> [3] http://opendatatoolkit.worldbank.org/en/
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