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G20 Energy and Environment Ministers raise importance of energy efficiency at historic first joint ministerial meeting in Japan

20 Jun 2019

Energy and environment ministers from G20 countries met for their first ever joint ministerial meeting on 15-16 June in Karuizawa, Japan. Held under the G20 Presidency of Japan, the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth tackled issues relating to the protection of the physical environment and clean energy transitions. Energy efficiency was discussed by delegates as a central pillar for achieving sustainable and clean energy systems for all economies.

IPEEC-G20 report: Accelerating Energy Efficiency Progress in G20 Economies launched!

18 Jun 2019

Under the G20 Presidency of Japan, G20 economies have continued their joint efforts to reveal the many benefits of energy efficiency to the world.  They have focused their work on sustainable energy; working on a transition towards innovative, flexible, transparent and cleaner energy systems.

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.


Winners of the 2019 Global Leadership Awards in Energy Management announced today!

29 May 2019

Today, the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) is announcing the winners of the Award of Excellence in Energy Management at the 10th  Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) in Vancouver, Canada.

Webinar: TTG Policy Exchange- EU CO2 emission performance standards for HDVs

19 May 2019

Please join us for the Transport Task Group's third webinar on the new CO2 emission performance standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the European Union. Mr. Alexandre Paquot, Head of the Transport unit at the Directorate-general for climate action (DG-CLIMA) of the European Commission, will present the key elements of the recently agreed Regulation.