Region of South Denmark consists of 22 municipalities (1,223,105 million inhabitants). The regions’ responsibilities are within the areas of health, psychiatry, social and regional development.
In recent years RSD has been actively engaged in sustainable energy activity. One initiative has been Strategic Energy Planning, supported by the Danish Government drawing up a planning process on how municipalities in coordination with the regional authority can take a sustainable path. In parellel with this several of the municipalities have signed Covenant of Mayor and currently is starting up a cooperation to enhance the energy and climate planning in relation to the C 40 standard for climate planning (DK2020).