Event — Durban, South Africa

Energy Efficiency Day


Cosponsers were Ademe and South African Department of Energy

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Welcome from DoE
Ms. Nelisiwe Magubane, Director General

Welcome from IEA
M. Bo Diczfalusy, Sustainable Energy Policy Director

Ms. Dominique Campana, International Affairs Director

Session 1.  High-Level Policy Dialogue on Energy Efficiency, Energy Security and Sustainable Development:

Energy efficiency as the Win-Win solution for energy security and sustainable development
M. Richard Jones, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Energy Efficiency and the Climate Challenge
M. François Moisan, Executive Director for Strategy, Research and International affairs, ADEME

South Africa’s energy efficiency strategy and policy
Hon. Ms. Dipuo Peters, Minister of Energy

International process for climate change negotiation
M. Serge Lepeltier, French Ambassador for Climate Negotiation

Session 2.  Global Energy Efficiency Trends and Policies:

Energy efficiency trends and the IEA’s new energy efficiency policy recommendati
M. Philippe Benoit, Head of the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division

Using energy efficiency indicators to set and monitor energy efficiency policy
Ms Dominique Campana, International Affairs Director, ADEME

Energy efficiency technology development in South Africa
M. Kevin Nassiep, Chief Executive Officer, SANERI

International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation
M. Amit Bando, Executive Director, IPEEC

Session 3.  Round Table on Country Energy Efficiency Policies:

EtEnergy efficiency financing policy: South Africa’s Standard Offer Scheme
M. Andrew Etzinger, Senior General Manager, Integrated Demand Management, Eskom

The EUs proposed Energy Efficiency Directive
Ms. Sandra Stevens, Policy Officer - Climate Change, European Commission DG-Energy

India’s Performance-Achieve-Trade (PAT) program for industry
M. P Uma Shankar, Secretary, Ministry of Power, India

Energy Efficiency policy in France
Mr. Pierre-Franck Chevet, General Director for Energy and Climate, French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing

Capacity building for energy efficiency in developing countries
Ms. Fatimata Dia Toure, Director, Institut de l’énergie et de l’environnement de la Francophonie (IEPF)

Energy efficiency policies in the USA
M. Griffin Thompson, Climate Change Program Manager, US Department of State

Session 4.  Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency:

Energy efficiency delivery frameworks
M. Grayson Heffner, Senior Energy Analyst, IEA

The Mediterranean example for energy efficiency (MEDENER)
M. Saïd Mouline, General Director, ADEREE

Overcoming the affordable financing barrier in the developing world and emerging countries
Ms. Catherine Garreta, Director, Cross-Operations Issues Department, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Supporting energy efficiency for access in West Africa (SEEA-WA)
M. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director, Ecowas Centre for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)

Session 5.  Sectoral Perspectives:

Prospects and policies for the advent of Net-Zero Buildings
M. Gilles  Vermot-Desroches, Senior Vice-President, Sustainable Development, Schneider Electric

Enterprise-wide approaches to power sector energy efficiency improvements
M. Gérard Wolf, Director for International Development, Electricite de France

Whole-system approaches to improving transport energy efficiency
M. Ibrahim Seedat, Director of Public Transport, South Africa Department of Transport; and Councillor Moosajee, MMC for Transportation, City of Johannesburg

Voluntary Agreements for industrial energy efficiency in South Africa
Ms. Valerie Geen, Director, Climate and Business, National Business Initiative