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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

Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development
12 - 15 November 2018
Congress and Exhibition Centre "Parkovy", 16a Park Road, Kyiv, Ukraine

The Forum's goal is to provide a unique opportunity for policymakers and experts from various parts of the energy sector to reflect on the implications of the fast-paced energy transition that has become the new normal, review the activities to date and to make further progress towards meeting the sustainable development goals. Read more

The Forum will include the annual sessions of the UNECE Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency and Group of Experts on Renewable Energy.

Highlights

Overcoming  Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency publication also available in Russian (November 2018)

Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Investments for Climate Change Mitigation - FINAL REPORT  -  The purpose of this final report is to review the implementation of the project Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Investments for Climate Change Mitigation (FEEI) and to evaluate the extent to which the main project objectives were achieved (7 November 2018)

Mapping of Existing Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in Buildings in the UNECE Region -  The second 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  PDF1  PDF2 (September 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)