Local authorities in Wales seek to work and develop their Energy Management policies within the framework of current UK and EU legislation.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and to report to Parliament on the progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) came into force in the UK in January 2006, and has major business implications for all owners, operators, designers and developers of new and existing buildings.

The European Display™ Campaign is a voluntary scheme designed by energy experts from 20 European towns and cities. It is aimed at encouraging local authorities to publicly display the energy and environmental performances of their public buildings using the same energy label that is used for household appliances.

A report by the Welsh Audit Office giving recommendations on the management of energy and water in Welsh local government.