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TOP TENs releases second round of international list of energy efficiency Best Available Technologies (BATs) and Best Practices (BPs)

12 Jun 2019

Energy conservation and energy efficiency improvements form the fundamental crux of strengthening energy security, optimising energy supply thereby improving environmental quality.  Member countries have responded to these challenges with the creation of the Top Ten Energy Efficiency Best Practices and Best Available Technologies Task Group (TOP TENs)

Senior financiers, investors and policy-makers recognise importance of energy efficiency investment at official G20 side event

12 Jun 2019

G20 policymakers, CEOs of major pension funds, insurance companies, and senior financiers gathered to address the question of how to close the world´s energy efficiency investment gap at the ‘G20 Global Summit on Financing Energy Efficiency, Innovation and Clean Technology’ on 12 June in Tokyo, Japan.

The summit - an official side-event to the 2019 Japanese Presidency of the G20 - was co-hosted by International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) and UN Environment’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) with the support of a high-level steering committee composed of experts and industry representatives.

 

SEAD Policy Exchange Forum on Communication Strategies for Energy Efficiency Labels

04 Jun 2019

Please save the date on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at 13:00 CEST for a SEAD Policy Exchange forum. Discussions will revolve around the power of labelling communications to empower consumers, shift behaviour and appliance markets to prioritise and value efficiency, and pull markets to the highest quality, lowest impact appliances and products. 

TTG Webinar 'Plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and utilities'

02 Jun 2019

This webinar will address recent research on plug-in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure development and usage and the critical role of utilities in enabling the growth of the EV market.

We will address the prospective impacts of EVs on the electricity grid, how much charging is needed, what kinds of charging (e.g. home, workplace, and public charging), and associated impacts on charging costs and upstream electricity emissions. We will also examine emerging charging trends from recent in-use data related to vehicle range, charging speed and price.