Energy Management Action Network (EMAK)

Energy Management Action Network (EMAK)

EMAK was established in 2009 as a forum for discussing policy issues related to energy management and sharing the best practices of each country, region, and industry. It is based around a network of policy makers responsible for promoting energy management policies and industry stakeholders focused on real-world applications of energy management systems.  Read more


Lead member(s): Japan.

Participants: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

Energy Management Action Network (EMAK)

Recent developments

Current activities

EMAK’s current and upcoming activities include:

  • Gathering stakeholders from diverse fields under the theme ‘Sharing Energy Management Know-How and Good Practices’ to promote the uptake of EnMS and efficient technologies across industry and commercial buildings sectors at the ninth EMAK annual workshop (EMAK9) held in Brazil in November 2018.
  • Publishing the Action Guide on Electricity Peak Cuts and Savings as an effective tool for demand management and demand response in the Brazilian context. 
  • Helping member countries identify and prioritise key challenges in the energy management sector. 
  • Exploring opportunities to co-operate with other IPEEC Task Groups, namely TOP TENs and EMWG.


Since 2009, EMAK has conducted the following work:


Related publications


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Fact Sheet: the 8th EMAK Workshop on Energy Management Best Practices & Award Programs

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S2-4CMPC Energy Management System (EnMS) and Best Practices

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