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Sustainable Energy

About Sustainable Energy

UNECE’s work on sustainable energy is designed to improve access to affordable and clean energy for all and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the carbon footprint of the energy sector in the region. It promotes international policy dialogue and cooperation among governments, energy industries and other stakeholders.  The focus  is on energy efficiency, cleaner electricity production from fossil fuels, renewable energy, coal mine methane, natural gas, classification of energy and mineral reserves and resources, and energy security.  Read more


“How will lower fuel prices impact the production of renewable energy?” , Interview with Oleg Dzioubinski, UNECE Economic Affairs Officer for Energy Efficiency (Interview in English and in Russian)
(Also available on Youtube in English and in Russian)
6 May 2015

6th Session, Expert Group on Resource Classification (28 April-1 May 2015)
Moving towards a truly sustainable energy future means using the right energy resource where it makes sense (UNECE Resource Classification Week 27 April-1 May 2015)

Carbon capture and storage, a key to climate change mitigation: with over 60% of electricity generation of UNECE’s 56 member states coming from fossil fuels, CCS is essential to reach climate goals. Article by Scott Foster, Director, UNECE Sustainable Energy L’AEGFI Commodities Special Edition 2015 (page 16)

UNECE Expert Consultation on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings, 20 - 21 April 2015, Palais des Nations, Room XII, Geneva