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Energy Efficiency Training Week 2016


According to the invitation of International Energy Agency (IEA) The Officer of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan was , participated on training week entitled “Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies” (sector industry) on 6-10 June in Paris. 

Inaugurated in 2015, the annual IEA Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies Training event is the only one in the world dedicated to sharing experiences and promoting best practices for planning, implementing and evaluating energy efficiency policies in emerging economies. This year’s edition brought together over 100 participants from more than 40 emerging and developing countries, representing more than over half of the world’s total final energy consumption.

In opening the event, IEA Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol reiterated the importance of the world’s "first fuel" for managing rising energy demand in a more cost-effective, sustainable and secure manner. He also stated the IEA’s commitment to becoming a global voice on energy efficiency.

The participants – energy efficiency professionals with expertise across a variety of sectors – spent 3 days following in-depth training on energy efficiency policies for different end-use sectors: buildings, industry, transport, and lighting, appliances and equipment. The courses featured sessions on prioritisation, toolkits for successful programmes, and best resources for implementation, monitoring and modification.

Site visits for each sector provided participants the opportunity to see first-hand how energy efficiency measures are being implemented on the ground. The visits included Bouygues Construction, Schneider Electric and Autolib.

Over the past six years, more than 2 000 people from around the world have taken part in IEA Energy Training and Capacity Building Programme events, all targeted at central government officials and key national stakeholders, such as governmental executive agencies and the private sector.