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IPEEC at first G20 energy sustainability meeting in Munich

21 Dec 2016

On 14-15 December in Munich, Germany, G20 delegates convened for the first meeting of the Energy Sustainability Working Group (ESWG) under the 2017 G20 German presidency. The ESWG is the main G20 body in charge of sustainable energy issues, which include energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy access and fossil-fuel subsidies.

Cooperación internacional en eficiencia energética y el G20 Resumen presentación

12 Dec 2016

Es eficaz en términos de costos, de naturaleza transversal y puede beneficiar a todos los individuos y comunidades del mundo. A través de la eficiencia energética, los países pueden lograr hasta un tercio de la reducción de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero vinculados al uso y a la generación de energía, necesario para mantener el calentamiento global por debajo de los 2 grados Celsius para 2030, tal como se establece en el Acuerdo de Paris. Esto representa la mayor contribución a la reducción de emisiones a nivel global, incluso mayor a la de las energías renovables. Sin embargo, para hacer esto realidad, se deben tomar medidas de eficiencia energética a un nivel verdaderamente internacional – y allí es donde IPEEC y el G20 juegan un papel muy importante.

2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

06 Dec 2016

Organizations that have an ISO 50001-certified energy management system may compete for prestigious awards from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)—a high-level global forum working to advance clean energy globally. Announced today, the 2017 CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards will raise global awareness of the benefits of energy management and accelerate uptake of these systems to support corporate, national, and global climate goals.

Germany begins its 2017 G20 presidency

01 Dec 2016

Paris, France, 1 December 2016 – Germany begins its year-long presidency of the G20 today. Coming a year after the Paris Agreement was adopted at COP21, this year’s G20 will focus on the development of the energy sector in line with the climate accord.

5th Energy Efficiency and Energy Savings (ENES) Forum in Moscow focuses on energy efficiency and urban development

30 Nov 2016

The 5th Energy Efficiency and Energy Savings (ENES) Forum took place on 23-25 November in Moscow, Russia. Considered a main event in the sphere of energy efficiency, the forum was organized by the Russian Ministry of Energy and the city government of Moscow. The aim of ENES is to popularize energy saving policies at the international, federal, regional and municipal levels. This year the event attracted over 16,000 visitors.

Energy Efficiency Improvements with Mitigation Co-Benefits Through Economic Diversification

21 Nov 2016

On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, the event “Energy Efficiency Improvements with Mitigation Co-Benefits through Economic Diversification” took place at the Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP 22).

IPEEC contributes to new Energy Efficiency Magazine for COP22 published today

08 Nov 2016

IPEEC partnered with Morroco’s AOB media group to release a magazine dedicated to energy efficiency for COP22. The publication gathers articles from high-level experts on energy efficiency such as U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz, IPEEC Executive Director Mr. Benoît Lebot, CEO of Morocco’s Energy Efficiency Agency Mr. Saïd Mouline, and many others.

Climate conference begins in Marrakesh: IPEEC at COP22

07 Nov 2016

The 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) – known more widely as COP22 – beings today in Marrakesh, Morocco. The two-week long event starts on a bright note, with the entry into force of the Paris Agreement signed last December. Much now needs to be done for the Agreement to be successful, and energy efficiency can play a fundamental role in the attainment of the 2°C climate goal.