Posts Tagged ‘ EE Global Forum ’

EE Global Forum Tackles Efficiency Issues

Jun 1st, 2018

Last week, hundreds of energy leaders from nearly 50 countries joined the Alliance to Save Energy in Copenhagen for the 11th annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum. Here are some highlights from the event. The “Leaking Bathtub” and the Biggest Market in the World The biggest market in the world. That’s the opportunity businesses and governments […]

Shaheen: Energy Star Has Bipartisan Support

May 10th, 2017

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) addressed the final day of the EE Global Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday with a warning about the danger of eliminating government programs that boost energy efficiency. “Your theme is innovation, disruption and investment,” she said while accepting the EE Visionary Award at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. “At […]

Experts: Voluntary Programs Can Boost Energy Efficiency

May 9th, 2017

Voluntary energy-efficiency programs such as Energy Star have real value in the effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and cut carbon emissions, said Maria T. Vargas, director of the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, during a panel discussion on Monday at the EE Global Forum in Washington, D.C. “I think voluntary programs are […]

Global Energy Efficiency Conference Opens in D.C.

May 8th, 2017

The Alliance to Save Energy opened the tenth annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum today  in Washington, D.C., and the group released a blueprint for significantly increasing  building efficiency by focusing on building systems. The alliance worked with more than 50 companies and organizations to develop the blueprint. It includes a call to action for buildings sector stakeholders […]

EE Global Forum Zooms In On Policy

May 13th, 2016

The 2016 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum continued on Thursday in Washington, D.C., with more powerful messages about the importance of energy policies. Fatih Biral, the executive director of the International Energy Agency, said efficiency is now the top priority for his trans-national organization. (Its original mission when it launched in 1974 was to help countries respond to […]

EE Global Forum Puts Efficiency Front and Center

May 12th, 2016

The 2016 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum opened in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with a major announcement about corporate commitment to a greener future. Mark Kenber, CEO of The Climate Group, unveiled the EP 100 global campaign, which encourages influential businesses around the world to double their energy productivity, a measure of economic output per […]

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