Tool for Rapid Assessment of City Energy (TRACE)

This tool is a decision-support tool designed to help cities quickly identify under-performing sectors, evaluate improvement and cost-saving potential, and prioritize sectors and actions for energy efficiency (EE) intervention. It covers six municipal sectors: passenger transport, municipal buildings, water and waste water, public lighting, solid waste, and power and heat.


To prioritize sectors and actions for energy efficiency interventions.

Target audience

Local policy-makers





Stage of PD cycle

Scoping, Tracking

City focus


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Sectors: Buildings, Cross cutting, Lighting, Power sector, Transport

Country / Region: Global

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In 2 user collections: Tools for Energy Efficiency in Buildings , Building Efficiency Accelerator: Tracking Progress Resource Collection

Knowledge Object: Tool / Instrument

Published by: Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)