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Affordable, reliable, low carbon energy services requires transformation in energy productivity

26 Jul 2017

The operation of a modern society is totally dependent on energy – we only have to consider the chaos caused by a blackout to recognise that truth.  The services our society needs all require energy for their delivery – these services include nutrition, clean water, shelter/comfort, education, health, defence/security, connectivity (passengers and freight) and community/entertainment services.

To know is to do: Argentina’s campaign to raise energy efficiency awareness

26 Jun 2017

In March 2017, Argentina became IPEEC’s 17th member economy. Argentina has in recent years taken active strides to improve its energy efficiency, despite being one of the largest energy producers in the Latin American region.

Energy Production and Consumption Revolution Strategy: A long-term commitment to facilitate energy efficiency improvement in China

26 Jun 2017

As the world’s largest energy consumer, China has been continuously accelerating the pace of its energy policy reforms over the past decades with the aim of improving the country’s energy efficiency. According to the Global Tracking Framework Report by UN SE4ALL, China’s cumulative energy savings between 1990 to 2010 account for over half the world’s total cumulative energy savings in the same perio.

Encouraging government commitments to scale-up LED lighting in cities around the globe

26 Jun 2017

Light emitting diode (LED) technology offers one of the most actionable and ready-to-implement ways of supporting the transition to a smart-enabled, low-carbon economy. Currently, lighting accounts for 15% of the world’s electricity consumption and 6% of global CO2 emissions.