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Energy Efficiency

Introduction

The Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency (GEEE) was established to carry out results-oriented activities that help significantly improve energy efficiency in the region, contributing to climate change mitigation efforts; and strengthen regional cooperation, with a view to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The GEEE focuses on regulatory and policy dialogue addressing financial, technical and policy barriers, and on sharing best practices, including strengthening institutional capacity in the field of energy efficiency.

Work Plan of GEEE for:    2018-2019      2016-2017     2014-2015

In focus

Mapping of Existing Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in Buildings in the UNECE Region

The first draft of the study Mapping of Existing Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in Buildings in the UNECE Region is ready for your review and comments.

You can download the files here: DOC XLS1 XLS2

Please note that this draft is a work in progress, in particular, text of Chapter 3 will be provided at a later stage. Please review the information provided and, if possible, comment also on the data sheets for your country. Please send your comments/proposed modifications IN TRACK CHANGES in the Word file and highlight proposed changes in the Excel file. You may also send your comments as a text message by e-mail. Please provide your feedback by sending an e-mail to Ms. Anna Piwowarska anna.piwowarska@un.org with a copy to Domenica Carriero domenica.carriero@un.org. This draft study will be discussed at the workshop on 3 October and there will be opportunities to provide further comments after the workshop. However, your input before the workshop will be valuable.

Highlights

Overcoming  Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency: new study brings insights from the field to help accelerate climate action
January 2018

Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency-Second edition publication (also available in French) is prepared in the framework of the United Nations Development Account project “Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development”. It provides additional exemplars of the best policy practices for promoting energy efficiency in UNECE region and beyond. The objective of the publication is to present a structured framework of policies and measures to promote energy efficiency investments for climate change mitigation and sustainable development, as well as to develop a menu of energy efficiency policies and measures. (November 2017)

Exploring Industry 4.0 and its potential for climate solutions at COP23
13 November 2017

Sustainable Energy Week at UNECE explores ways to improve energy efficiency and increase share of renewable energy 
09 November 2017

Supporting countries in achieving low-carbon economy through improving energy efficiency in buildings in the UNECE region 
01 November 2017

Outcomes from the Ministerial Conference and 8th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (11-14 June 2017):  Ministerial Declaration    Outcomes of the Forum
Key Messages     Framework Guidelines     Summary