PLUS-värden (multiple benefits) måste bli hanterliga

Många talar om dem men få har lyckats sätta in dem i praktisk hantering. PLUS-värdena som följer med energieffektvisering och som IEA har skrivit några publikationer om. Den 12 maj kl 15 kommer Catherine Cooremans att hålla ett webinarium och förklara hur man kan göra (och varför). Missa inte detta!

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Energy efficiency: a profit center for companies! A strategic and financial discussion of the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

Date: May 12, 2016
Time: 15h00-16h00 Central European Time (check your local time)

Investments in energy efficiency not only result in a reduction of energy consumption —the energy benefit— but they also entail non-energy benefits such as improved product quality, reduced production time or improved comfort in sales area. Non-energy benefits significantly improve the business case of energy-efficiency investments in the business sector by raising their strategic character.

Within this context, the aim of this webinar is to discuss a methodology to describe and analyze the industrial non-energy benefits of energy efficiency. Linking energy, operational, strategic and financial aspects, this new conceptual framework enables to move away from the common view of energy as a commodity (where the only goal is to save kilowatt-hours) to adopt a new perspective on energy and energy services as strategic value for businesses.

This methodology will be further developed and documented by Task 26 Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency, a project of IEA Demand Side Management Energy Efficiency Technology Collaboration Program, in close collaboration with practitioners, academic researchers and public programmers. People or Institutions interested by Task 26 are most welcome to contact me.

Multiple benefits will also be discussed in-depth with a panel at this year’s IEPPEC June 7-9 Amsterdam.

Klandra inte spegeln om Du inte gillar bilden

DÃ¥ och dÃ¥ kommer det kraftig kritik mot de energiscenarier som till exempel IEA publicerar i sina Ã¥rliga skrifter. Som senast den här frÃ¥n en organisation som heter Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) och har skrivit en rapport med det klatschiga namnet “Off Track”.

The International Energy Agency has wrongly guided governments into decisions about oil, gas and coal use that are inconsistent with the long-term climate objectives of the Paris Agreement

Men är det sant? Är det IEA som vilseleder? Så här förklarar IEA hur scenarierna konstrueras (jämför med bild nedan)

- New Policies Scenario of the World Energy Outlook broadly serves as the IEA baseline scenario. It takes account of broad policy commitments and plans that have been announced by countries, including national pledges to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and plans to phase out fossil-energy subsidies, even if the measures to implement these commitments have yet to be identified or announced.

- Current Policies Scenario assumes no changes in policies from the mid-point of the year of publication (previously called the Reference Scenario).

- 450 Scenario sets out an energy pathway consistent with the goal of limiting the global increase in temperature to 2°C by limiting concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to around 450 parts per million of CO2.

Två av de scenarier som presenteras är alltså reflexioner av vad som händer i världen och det som är på väg att hända till följd av de beslut som fattats i olika beslutsorgan (länder, samarbetsorganisationer mm). Det är bilder INTE rekommendationer!

Om vi inte gillar det vi ser måste vi kanske rätta till de egna anletsdragen. Men klandra inte spegeln!

 

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