24 Oct '13, 1pm

World Energy Council study reveals slowdown in #energyefficiency

The report, World Energy Perspective: Energy Efficiency Policies, produced in collaboration with France’s energy and environment agency, ADEME , shows that more and more countries are now involved in energy efficiency policies, but also highlights numerous factors that have affected energy efficiency progress across 85 countries, representing more than 90% of global consumption. “Our latest study shows the increased extent that most governments are concerned about energy efficiency,” said François Moisan, executive director of ADEME and chair of the report. “About 80% of the countries surveyed have quantitative efficiency targets, while six years ago only 40% had such targets. Labels and standards for energy efficiency appliances are implemented in all OECD countries and in 90% of Asian countries. Regulations on energy-consuming equipment and buildings remain the most comm...

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