Friday, January 16, 2015

IEA - from words to action on energy efficiency

The International Energy Agency today released two guides aimed at helping countries around the world develop ambitious energy efficiency policies by showing policy makers, analysts and statisticians how to better track and use data on the so-called hidden fuel. The first IEA manual, Energy Efficiency Indicators: Fundamentals on Statistics, is intended for statisticians and energy analysts collecting the needed information for the development of energy efficiency indicators. The second manual, Energy Efficiency Indicators: Essentials for Policy Making, is aimed at providing policy makers and energy analysts the tools needed to determine the priority areas for the development of energy efficiency indicators and how to select and develop the data and indicators that will best support energy efficiency policy making. In addition, the indicators provide a basis for international comparisons that can help identify best practices for effective policy design and implementation in countries. Read more>>>