Energy Efficiency & Demand Side Management
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IIEC’s Experience in Energy Efficiency & Demand Side Management
 

At a Glance:

IIEC is at the forefront of planning and implementing global Energy Efficiency (EE) and Demand-Side Management (DSM) programs. Our recent experience extends to Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands and includes EE and DSM policies, program design, implementation, and Measurement and Verification (M&V). The projects we implement deliver significant amounts of verifiable energy and demand savings that have been acknowledged by host agencies and funders.

Our Experience:

We take a comprehensive approach to implementing EE and DSM projects. Our experts start with focused load research and detailed energy audits, allowing them to identify opportunities, technology options and proper baselines for verifying program impacts. The implementation phase includes procuring equipment that meets the highest international standards while remaining adaptable to local conditions. Our M&V procedures conform to those followed by the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) and the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC). Through this approach, we develop implementation models that can be used for large-scale replication both nationwide and in other countries.

The Challenge:

Lack of generation capacity is extremely common in developing countries, particularly in Asia and Africa. This hinders economic development due to inadequate and unreliable power supply. Providing affordable and reliable energy is a key challenge for most electric utilities, and Energy Efficiency (EE) and Demand-Side Management (DSM) techniques are key solutions for addressing this challenge. Even though it has been proven that saving 1MW of demand through EE measures is more cost effective than installing 1MW of generation capacity, demand savings take a longer time to achieve. In order to address these issues, we have developed a number of implementation models that produce EE and DSM out- comes with a short lead-time.

IIEC’s experience in this key activity, categorized by country is listed below:

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Brazil TOP LINK
Project Title
Brazil Clean and Efficient Energy Program (BCEEP)

Region

Europe

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Brazil Clean and Efficient Energy Program (BCEEP)

Country

Brazil

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

US AID

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This was an initiative funded by USAID, and coordinated by Winrock International Foundation.
IIEC participated in two main activities:
- E2P2 (Energy Efficiency + Pollution Prevention): IIEC conducted  two E2P2 audits, and supported clients in identifying possible financing sources.
- Financing Task Force: IIEC helped  identify the barriers to financing Energy Efficiency projects and came up with a specific report on these barriers.

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Collaborative Labeling and Standards Program (CLASP) - Brazil

Region

South America

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Collaborative Labeling and Standards Program (CLASP) -  Brazil

Country

Brazil

Client

Collaborative Labeling and Standards Program (CLASP)

Project Funding Agency

Collaborative Labeling and Standards Program (CLASP)

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC  was the in-country representative of CLASP  and coordinated all activities performed in Brazil. CLASP supported local institutions in improving the utilization of energy labels and standards in Brazil.

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Egypt TOP LINK
Project Title
Preparation of a Conceptual Design for a Street Lighting System - Egypt

Region

Africa

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Preparation of a Conceptual Design for a Street Lighting System - Egypt

Country

Egypt

Client

UNDP

Project Funding Agency

UNDP

Project Duration

Start Date

 Nov 2014

Scheduled Completion

 Jan 2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

With the shortage of fuel supply and electricity cuts, the country has to look at energy efficiency and renewable energy as a solution to this situation, where concrete steps have been taken to decrease dependency on fossil fuels and focus on increasing the use of renewables among which the solar energy. In July 2012, an Egyptian Solar Plan was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers, targeting the installation of about 3500 MW by 2027 (2800 MW CSP + 700 MW PV). In December 2013, the Cabinet declared a resolution to install 1000 Photovoltaic systems, PVRS, on Rooftop of Governmental buildings with a rate of nearly 30 buildings per ministry. Same resolutions to use street lighting systems coupled with photovoltaic systems may apply to street lighting systems if proved to be technically and financially feasible. The project has received a formal request from New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) to provide technical assistance for the implementation of a pilot project for LED street lighting coupled with electricity generated from photovoltaic system for a six Km desert road.

Deliverables include:

To prepare a conceptual design for the different components and assist in bidding for an efficient street lighting system powered by solar energy through the following scope of work:
• Conduct a site visit for the six km road in Egypt;
• Review available national codes and specifications for street lighting, LED lights and PV specifications, etc.;
• Review previous experiences and lessons learned from PV powered street lighting projects in Egypt;
• Prepare a conceptual design for the road to enable international companies to tender for turnkey design and implementation of the road;
• Prepare a cost estimate for the system based on similar systems in other developing countries;
• Prepare technical components of the bidding documents including assessment criteria for bidders;
• Assist in the evaluation of the tenders and rank the bidders on technical grounds.

Conceptual design for the street lighting system including the following:
• The specifications, certifications and testing requirements for the different components of the system including the PV panel, the pole, the lighting fixture, the LED lamps, the battery, the controller, the installation technique and location of the PV system, etc.; The specifications has to take into consideration the desert nature in terms of dust, sandy storms, isolated installations, difficulty in maintenance, very high temperatures and tough operation conditions, etc.;
• The layout for the system and any supporting sketches for the tendering process;
• All technical components including TOR, evaluation criteria and special conditions of the tendering documents;
• A technical assessment report for the bids.

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Fiji TOP LINK
Project Title
Standards and Labeling Program – Fiji Islands

Region

South Pacific

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Standards and Labeling Program – Fiji Islands

Country

Fiji

Client

Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO)

Project Funding Agency

Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO)

Project Duration

Start Date

May 2005

Scheduled Completion

Sep 2007

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The project aimed to design and implement a mandatory energy labelling scheme and minimum energy performance standards for residential appliances in Fiji starting with refrigerators and freezers and expanding to other appliances. The project also identified and prioritised the training needs of local institutions, agencies, authorities and private sector organisations to implement the mandatory standards and labelling programme. Lessons learnt from the programme in Fiji served as a foundation to the implementation of a regional standards and labelling programme in the Pacific Island Countries.

Services Provided:

  • Finalise Action Plans and assist in implementing mandatory S&L for the first appliance in Fiji. This task included:
    - Finalise the first year implementation plan of the mandatory standards and labelling scheme in Fiji based on the preliminary 5-year standards and labelling roadmap and inputs arising from Services specified under other Tasks below.
    - In developing the action plan, give priority to key technical and administration components of the mandatory standards and labelling programme including: (1) Harmonisation and localisation of label format and presentation; (2) Energy performance benchmark for minimum energy performance standards (MEPS); and (3) Product compliance and registration.
    - Work closely with the Fiji Department of Energy and steering committee in finalising a list of activities and determining feasible milestones for the implementation of the first appliance in Fiji.
  • Seek endorsement on the action plan from the Government of Fiji.
  • Provide the Australian Greenhouse Office with a final report on the project.
  • Project Manage Data Collection for Economic Impact Assessment for other Appliances
  • Project Manage Investigations of Local Regulatory Frameworks and Tools
  • Project Manage Identification and Prioritisation of Training Needs and Public Awareness

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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India TOP LINK
Project Title
South-South Knowledge Exchange Program in Energy Efficiency, June 11-15, 2018 New Delhi, India

The South-South Knowledge Exchange (SSKE) Program in Energy Efficiency was organized in New Delhi, India from June 11 to 15, 2018. Forty energy efficiency practitioners from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cote d’Ivoire, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Morocco, Kenya, Mauritius, South Korea and India participated in the South-South Knowledge Exchange Program in Energy Efficiency. The program was organized by the World Bank and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), India in collaboration with Korea Energy Agency (KEA) and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), India with support from the Korea-World Bank Partnership Facility (KWPF). The African Development Bank sponsored five participants from the Middle East and Africa. The International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) implemented the 5-day program in India, as a technical consultant to the World Bank. The exchange program consisted of three days of classroom training and two days of site visits.

Among the participants and speakers were representatives from:

  • Agence Marocaine de L’efficacité Energétique (AMEE), Morocco
  • Ajou University, South Korea
  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), India
  • Department of Electricity Development, Nepal,
  • Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL), India
  • International Institute for Energy Conservation, India
  • Korea Energy Agency, South Korea
  • Korea Research Institute on Climate Change, South Korea
  • Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya
  • Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities, Mauritius
  • Ministry of Environment and Energy, Maldives
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, South Korea
  • Ministry of Renewable Energy, Bhutan Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA),
  • Sri Lanka Sustainable Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA),
  • Bangladesh The World Bank

The SSKE program provided a great opportunity to enable participants to share and learn about EE policies across the regions, business models and financing mechanisms to promote demand-side EE improvements across different sectors.

The various country participants were hopeful that the lessons learned, illustrating the key elements of the successful Indian, Korean, South Asian, Middle East and African stories would help bridge those gaps and support attain their respective national goals and global commitments in the future.

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Market Characterization for LEDs in India

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Market Characterization for LEDs in India

Country

India

Client

Bridgelux Inc.

Project Funding Agency

Bridgelux Inc.

Project Duration

Start Date

April 2012

Scheduled Completion

Ongoing

Project Description and summary of services

Bridgelux Inc. awarded a project to characterize the market for LEDs in India. About fifty five past and present LED projects in India were analyzed to determine the sectors that have the highest potential for LEDs. Import data analysis for the last year indicated a trend as to which categories of LED products were the highest to be imported and which Indian ports received the largest amount of LED products. The Indian standards for LEDs were listed along with a vast data on manufacturers and vendorsin LED lighting arena was collected.

The key tasks and objectives are:

  • Market Assessment
  • Review and assessment of Indian standards for LEDs
  • Development of a comprehensive database of LED manufacturers and vendors in India

Contact for more information

iiecindia@iiec.org

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Public Buildings Energy Efficiency Program in three Indian states through ESCOs - India

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Public Buildings Energy Efficiency Program in three Indian states through ESCOs

Country

India

Client

Public sector building owners in three Indian states

Project Funding Agency

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and The World Bank (WB)

Project Duration

Start Date

Aug 2006

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC short-listed high energy use buildings in the three states in coordination with state nodal agencies with a mandate to promote energy efficiency.

Held capacity building and training workshops for policy-makers and operations and maintenance staff in the three states.

Conducted investment-grade audits and developed bidding documents to capture technical delivery by the energy services companies, monitoring and verification protocol and technical and commercial bid evaluation criteria.

Services Provided:

  • Capacity building and training at various levels
  • Investment grade audits and bidding support

Contact for more information

iiecmumbai@iiec.org

 

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Consultancy for design and institution of DSM plan and assistance in implementation of Phase 1 programs for The Tata Power Company Limited - India

Region

Mumbai, India

Service Area

DSM

Project Title

Consultancy for design and institution of DSM plan and assistance in implementation of Phase 1 programs for The Tata Power Company Limited

Country

India

Client

Tata Power Company

Project Funding Agency

Tata Power Company

Project Duration

Start Date

May 2008

Scheduled Completion

March 2009

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

1. Load Research to establish the rationale for utility specific DSM initiatives

This included a detailed study of Tata Power System Profile from the utility as well as the consumers’ ends. The results of the study were utilized in developing a DSM/EE end-use opportunity matrices and narration on use of the strategies in reducing losses and costs of services

2. Development of DSM Plan highlighting Phase 1 (2 years) and Phase 2 (3 Years) activities

Developing consumer class and end-use technology specific list of DSM programs typically categorized under lighting, end use pumping, street lighting, HVAC programs. It included development of draft DSM Plan for different consumer classes and their phase wise implementation plan. 

3. Assistance in initiation of implementation of Phase 1 DSM activities

Finalization of detail program designs for the two selected programs including implementation plan, procurement budgets, consumer awareness campaigns and M&V. It also included preparing bidding documents to recruit vendors and service providers, execution of marketing plan for the DSM implementation providing inputs in the Tata Power corporate marketing strategy and developing of reporting mechanisms and internal M&V plans.

Contact for more information

iiecdelhi@iiec.org

 

 

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Consultancy for design and institution of DSM plan and assistance in implementation of Phase 1 programs for Reliance Energy Ltd. - India

Region

Asia

Service Area

DSM

Project Title

Consultancy for design and institution of DSM plan and assistance in implementation of Phase 1 programs for Reliance Energy Ltd.

Country

India

Client

Reliance Energy Ltd.

Project Funding Agency

Reliance Energy Ltd.

Project Duration

Start Date

September 2007

Scheduled Completion

February 2009

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

1. Establishing the rationale for utility specific DSM initiatives

This included a detailed study of Reliance Energy System Profile from the utility as well as the consumers’ ends. The results of the study were utilized in developing a DSM/EE end-use opportunity matrices and narration on use of the strategies in reducing losses and costs of services

2. Development of DSM Plan highlighting Phase 1 (2 years) and Phase 2 (3 Years) activities

Developing consumer class and end-use technology specific list of DSM programs typically categorized under lighting, end use pumping, street lighting, HVAC programs. It included development of draft DSM Plan for different consumer classes and their phase wise implementation plan. 

3. Assistance in initiation of implementation of Phase 1 DSM activities

Finalization of detail program designs for the two selected programs including implementation plan, procurement budgets, consumer awareness campaigns and M&V. It also included preparing bidding documents to recruit vendors and service providers, execution of marketing plan for the DSM implementation providing inputs in the REL corporate marketing strategy and developing of reporting mechanisms and internal M&V plans.

 

Contact for more information

Rahul Agnihotri (ragnihotri@iiec.org)

 

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Consultancy Services for DSM Activities in Chattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) - India

Region

Asia

Service Area

DSM

Project Title

Consultancy Services for DSM Activities in Chattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB)

Country

India

Client

ABPS Infra as the lead contractor to Chattisgarh State Electricity Board

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

2008

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

Chattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) is one of the rare integrated electricity utility involved in generation, transmission and distribution areas. CSEB is a power surplus utility so far with several coal-based power plants as its asset-base. With growing commercial sector activities in this state, CSEB will soon face challenges in meeting demand and institution of demand-side management initiatives is an important step forward.
IIEC supported ABS Infra in implementation of this program in their capacity as the prime contractor. IIEC activities in this contract included setting DSM targets and goals, defining load research activities, overseeing data generation and analysis and design of benefit-cost analysis parameters for selection of short and medium term DSM implementation plan. IIEC also developed monitoring & verification parameters related to the short-term DSM implementation program.

Services provided:

  • Design of  Load Research Activity
  • Overseeing Energy Audits
  • Design of Monitoring & Verification System

Contact for more information

(iiecmumbai@iiec.org)

 

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DSM Acquisition Process in Maharashtra - India

Region

Asia

Service Area

DSM

Project Title

DSM Acquisition Process in Maharashtra

Country

India

Client

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC)

Project Funding Agency

MERC

Project Duration

Start Date

2006

Scheduled Completion

2008

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

DSM acquisition is a utility implemented mechanism to reduce energy consumption and peak load. The project of DSM Acquisition in Maharashtra targeted both rural and urban feeders. The services provided by IIEC included
1: Feeder selection and data analysis
2: Review of end-use applications and potential impact of DSM
3: Creation of DSM Bidding and Standard Offer documents for two feeders in Maharashtra
4: Dissemination workshops and supporting implementation

 

Contact for more information

( iiecmumbai@iiec.org )

 

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Energy Efficiency Standards & Labeling (CLASP - India)

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Energy Efficiency Standards & Labeling (CLASP - India)

Country

India

Client

Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP)

Project Funding Agency

UNDESA

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

CLASP,  on behalf of the Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), managed the S&L program for refrigerators and air-conditioners.  The program was  collaborative and consensus based. All the stakeholders, including manufacturers, NGOs, national and international experts, consumer organizations, and the government, were involved in the process. For effective implementation of the standard and labeling program, BEE  constituted Advisory Committees for select products and appliances. The Advisory Committees managed the S&L process and worked through several technical committees, which provided technical expertise and industry support.  IIEC was part of the Advisory and Technical committees that made all the important decisions regarding the S & L process.

 

Some of the major milestones of CLASP activities in India were:
- Identification and Engagement of Stakeholders
- Constitution of National Level Steering and Technical Committees that  guided the effective implementation of S&L programs. 
- Assessment of Testing Facilities  in India and  other South Asian countries (SARI Countries).
- Analysis of GHG Emission Reduction Potential for refrigerators and air-conditioners.
- Market/Consumer Research for Label Design and Baseline Assessment that determined the most effective message and design of energy labels.
- Development of Test Procedures and harmonizing them with international procedures.
- Development of Enforcement Plan  labels.
- Development of Star Rating Plan for labels.
- International Harmonization of procedures and star ratings.

Contact for more information

iiecmumbai@iiec.org

 

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Indonesia TOP LINK
Project Title
Development of a LED Street Lighting Retrofit Project for Surabaya, Indonesia: Inclusive Green Growth for EAP Cities

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Development of a LED Street Lighting Retrofit Project for Surabaya, Indonesia: Inclusive Green Growth for EAP Cities

Country

Indonesia

Client

 World Bank

Project Funding Agency

World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

 June 2015

Scheduled Completion

 December 2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The World Bank is supporting a program of technical assistance with secured funding from ESMAP’s City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI) to develop energy-efficient street lighting retrofit plan with LED in Surabaya on the basis of a prefeasibility study. The main purpose of the study would be to determine the viability of implementing the project as a Public-Private Partnership. As a result of the pre-feasibility study, it is anticipated that the City of Surabaya will endorse a Project Implementation Plan for implementation of the pilot LED project. Such a pilot project on a sample size of inefficient street lighting lamps will demonstrate the energy savings, emissions reduction, financial benefits and improved lighting performance that may be realized by the City Government of Surabaya (CGS) should the City pursue project retrofit. The main objective of the assignment is to design and develop a project to retrofit street lighting in Surabaya municipality for energy efficiency as a shared savings scheme in partnership with the private sector.

IIEC is tasked to:

• Conducting pre-feasibility studies to evaluate modern LED technologies and determine the viability of implementing the project as a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in accordance with the scope of work;

o Assessment of Technological Options

o Development of Business Model

• Developing an implementation plan for the establishment of the street lighting retrofit as a PPP between the CGS and private sector partners; and
• Preparing a project implementation plan document for consideration by the CGS for implementation of a pilot demonstration project in the city in the next phase.

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Indonesia Appliance Labeling Project

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Indonesia Appliance Labeling Project

Country

Indonesia

Client

Resource Management International, Inc. (RMI)

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC-Asia completed a labeling program design and testing laboratory specification for Resource Management International Inc. (RMI). IIEC's work for RMI was part of larger Asian Development Bank-funded technical assistance to the Government of Indonesia. The labeling program focused on refrigerators and air-conditioners. The estimated potential peak energy savings from this project was approximately 80 megawatts from higher efficiency air-conditioners, and approximately 9 million kilowatt-hours annually from refrigerators. The project, if implemented, could reduce potential future carbon emissions from power facilities by more than 100,000 tons over the next decade.

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Indonesia Energy Policy Study

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Indonesia Energy Policy Study

Country

Indonesia

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

New Energy and Industrial Development Organization  (NEDO)

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC conducted a study funded by NEDO on Indonesia’s Energy Policy. It came out with a report containing detailed and up-to-date information on Indonesia's energy policies at the time.

The report gave an overview of energy supply and demand in Indonesia, with an emphasis on electricity. It also provided details regarding the history of energy policy, its evolution, and current policies and planning. It likewise described major ongoing energy-efficiency programs, as well as the barriers to efficiency in Indonesia.The report concluded with recommendations to facilitate efficiency improvements, and those activities where international organizations such as NEDO could participate in.

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Lao PDR TOP LINK
Project Title
Demand Side Management and Energy Efficiency Phase II (DSM/EE II) - Lao PDR

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management (DSM)

Project Title

Demand Side Management and Energy Efficiency Phase II (DSM/EE II)

Country

Lao PDR

Client

Electricite du Laos

Project Funding Agency

The World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

September 2013

Scheduled Completion

April 2015

Project Description and summary of services

The DSM/EE Phase 2 is designed to raise awareness about the adoption of EE technologies and practices by electricity consumers in all major end-use sectors in Lao PDR. This includes a nationwide residential EE lighting program; a large scale implementation of EE in public sector buildings; pilot DSM/EE activities in commercial and industrial sectors; EE Appliance Standards and Labelling Program; and capacity building.

The key tasks and objectives are:

  • Preparation of an Implementation Plan for Large Scale EE Implementation
  • Preparation of a comprehensive CFL distribution plan
  • Implementation of consumer awareness and behavioural program
  • Establishment of the National S&L Steering Committee
  • Assessment on S&L Institutional and Legal Framework
  • Assessment and Implementation of Pilot DSM Program Options for Commercial and Industrial Sector
  • Upgrading of the Energy Use Database

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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DSM Phase 1 Action Plan and Implementation - Lao PDR

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management (DSM)

Project Title

DSM Phase 1 Action Plan and Implementation

Country

Lao PDR

Client

Electricite du Laos

Project Funding Agency

World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

Nov 2006

Scheduled Completion

2008

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

Phase 1 included the conduct of a study of the EdL operations; identify DSM options and preparation of a Phase 1 Action Plan. The next stage included the implementation of the Phase 1 DSM program focusing on the Public Sector.

Service Provided:

Phase 1:
- Assessment of EdL power supply, distribution and transmission
- Identification of DSM options and Institutional arrangements
- Preparation of a 5 year DSM Action Plan including capacity building

Phase 2:
- Development of Public Sector energy database
- Market survey to establish energy baselines
- Conduct of energy audits in public sector facilities
- Implement, monitor and verify savings in selected project
- Launch public Awareness campaign
- Capacity building of EdL DSM Division

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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DSM Phase 1B - Lao PDR

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management (DSM)

Project Title

DSM Phase 1B

Country

Lao PDR

Client

Electricite du Laos

Project Funding Agency

The World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

May 2009

Scheduled Completion

October 2010

Project Description and summary of services

The scope of DSM Phase 1B includes the revision of the DSM/EE Program Plan for the next 4 years (2008-2012), preparation of career development and capacity building plans for the DSM Cell staff and the Energy Coordinators (to be hired for implementing EE measures in the Public Sector); increasing representation in the DSM Steering Committee; implementation of EE measures in the initial 50 audited buildings; implementation of a AC maintenance program; conduct of detailed audits in selected hospitals; expansion of the energy database to include all public sector accounts; design of residential sector efficient lighting programs and conduct of appliance saturation surveys to facilitate an appliance energy standards and labelling program.


The key tasks and objectives are:

  • Revise the DSM/EE Phase 1 Program Plan developed in 2004 to reflect the achievements in Phase 1A and incorporating a plan for a four year timeframe (2008 – 2012);
  • Prepare a professional development plan for each member of the DSM Cell; and further strengthen the capacity of the staff through focused training.
  • Provide focused training and prepare career development plans for the Energy Coordinators and provide assistance in the implementation of EE measures in the initial 50 audited government buildings;
  • Expand the composition of the DSM Steering Committee to include other Ministries through the dissemination of information and case studies on the benefits of EE;
  • Through the implementation of an Air Conditioner Maintenance Program facilitate the adoption of ESCO operations to support other EE implementation;
  • Conduct on investment grade energy audits in selected Hospitals and medical centers; and determine implementation options including performance contracting;
  • Expansion of the Energy Consumption Database to include all public sector accounts and provide training to EdL and Provincial staff in data entry and analysis;
  • Establish program design concepts for low cost DSM/EE initiatives in the residential sectors including efficient lighting with possible inclusion of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as an option for increased financial viability;
  • Develop a conceptual work plan for the introduction of a Appliance Energy Standards and Labelling program focusing on residential appliances.

Contact for more information

Sommai Phon-Amnuaisuk (sphonamnuaisuk@iiec.org)

 

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Meeting with DSM/EE team in Vientiane to discuss participation in an investment grade audit

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Malawi TOP LINK
Project Title
Energy Efficient Lighting Project - Malawi

Region

South Africa

Service Area

Market Transformation, Energy Efficiency, Training & Capacity Building

Project Title

Energy Efficient Lighting Project

Country

Malawi

Client

Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment

Project Funding Agency

Department for International Development (DFID), U.K.

Project Duration

Start Date

September 2010

Scheduled Completion

Ongoing

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The supply and demand scenarios in the Malawi Electricity Sector show a trend of significant capacity shortage due to an increase in demand averaging 7% per year. Currently the system average peak load is around 295 MW, while the available capacity is around 255 MW which equates to a power shortage of 14%. In addition, there are around 13,000 customers waiting to be connected and ESCOM estimates the total demand to be around 334 MW. Load shedding and power outages are used extensively to ration power. The Program involves the distribution of 2 Million CFLs nationwide covering all customer sectors. The residential customers, small enterprises and public buildings will involve the direct replacement of existing Incandescent Bulbs (IBs) with CFLs free-of-charge. The commercial and industrial customers would have the option of purchasing CFLs at subsidised prices via retail outlets.

IIEC performed the tasks as follows:

  • Detailed Program Design
  • Technical specifications and bidding documents
  • Bid evaluation, contract negotiations and contract award
  • Implementation assistance - marketing program, monitoring & evaluation
  • Capacity building of utility and energy staff in program management
  • Design of Revolving Fund
  • Design of follow-on DSM program – EE lighting retrofits in government buildings
  • Development of IB Phase-out policy and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for CFLs

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

 

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Mauritius TOP LINK
Project Title
Standard & Labeling (S&L) Mauritius

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Standard & Labeling (S&L) Mauritius

Country

Mauritius

Client

UNDP Mauritius/SRC Global

Project Funding Agency

UNDP/GEF

Project Duration

Start Date

January 2009

Scheduled Completion

June 2009

Project Description and summary of services

The Government of Mauritius (GoM) has developed and published the Outline of Energy Policy that defines a coherent energy strategy for the development of the energy sector in Mauritius.  The major objectives of the energy policy are security of supply, affordable energy, competitiveness and energy independence in the long term. Key elements in achieving these objectives include the implementation of measures to promote energy efficiency at all levels, including standards for electrical appliances and energy management in buildings 
Consistent with the Energy Policy of the GoM, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), initiated the UNDP-GEF project titled “Removal of Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation in Buildings.” This project focuses on reducing GHG emissions sustainably through a re-engineering of the building energy efficiency market for existing and new buildings.
The project is intended to recommend measures to overcome barriers to energy efficiency in buildings in the Republic of Mauritius and reinforce the development of a market-based approach with a view to improving residential and non-residential energy efficiency in both existing and future buildings. Consequently, the project activities will ensure that energy is used in a cost effective manner and rationally throughout the islands. The project tackles market barriers in all three areas of energy use in buildings: building fabric, equipment, and consumer behavior.


An important part of this UNDP-GEF project is a cooperative effort with the Ministry of Renewable Energy and Public Utilities to establish energy standards and labeling for domestic appliances in Mauritius.

Contact for more information

Sommai Phon-Amnuaisuk (sphonamnuaisuk@iiec.org)


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Stakeholder Meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius, February 2009

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Mexico TOP LINK
Project Title
Voluntary Programs - Mexico

Region

South America

Service Area

New Initiatives

Project Title

Voluntary Programs - Mexico

Country

Mexico

Client

 US EPA

Project Funding Agency

US EPA

Project Duration

Start Date

 1997

Scheduled Completion

 1997

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC supported the efforts of the National Commission for Energy Savings (CONAE)  in  establishing a nationwide energy efficiency voluntary partnership program.

In February 1997, CONAE held a Voluntary Programs scoping meeting to kick off the decision-making process towards an energy efficiency program aimed at the industrial sector. Voluntary Programs  offered a lower cost alternative to governmental regulation and a way to strengthen public-private links. The sponsoring agency, CONAE, provided training and analytical tools to help companies identify and implement energy efficiency measures. The participating firms agreed to invest in those measures that could have  a high economic rate of return. The partner companies also received public recognition for their actions.

Contact for more information

 

 

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Myanmar TOP LINK
Project Title
Development of National EE&C Policy for Myanmar

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Development of National EE&C Policy

Country

Myanmar

Client

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Project Duration

Start Date

 Jan 2014

Scheduled Completion

 Jun 2014

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing assistance to the Government of Myanmar (GoM) for capacity development for Institutional Strengthening of the National Energy Management Committee (NEMC) in Energy Policy and Planning. The focus is to increase the ability of NEMC to prepare policies and strategies in the energy sector and assist in the formulation of a long-term energy master plan.

There are several activities under this Technical Assistance (TA) resulting in the development the Energy Master Plan (EMP). The National Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EE&C) Policy component would include all energy end-uses – electricity, oil, gas, coal and biomass.

IIEC is tasked to provide technical assistance to prepare a national EE&C Policy for Myanmar which would include all energy end-uses – electricity, oil, gas, coal and biomass. The policy will include targets, implementation strategy, road map, necessary investment and institutional arrangements.

Contact for more information

 iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Pakistan TOP LINK
Project Title
Delivering the Transition to Energy Efficient Lighting in Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Outdoor Sectors - Pakistan

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Delivering the Transition to Energy Efficient Lighting in Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Outdoor Sectors

Country

Pakistan

Client

UNEP

Project Funding Agency

UNEP

Project Duration

Start Date

May 2015

Scheduled Completion

Dec 2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

Pakistan faces multiple challenges to its economic and social growth, which are increased by its worsening energy crisis.Thus this project aims to secure significant global climate change mitigation and environmental benefits by instituting efficient lighting policies and creating a framework for innovative financial mechanisms that promote innovative and high efficiency products. The transition to high efficiency lighting, particularly products based on LEDs and controls, would significantly reduce electricity consumption and related GHG emissions, and enable better management of peak power demand.

Services Provided:

  • Designing the development of a National Efficient Lighting Strategy
  • Developing monitoring, verification and enforcement (MVE) capacities in Pakistan to ensure an effective transition to efficient lighting
  • Designing a “Lighting Funding Window” in Pakistan’s Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
  • Assessing the feasibility and option to accelerate the use of high efficiency lighting and controls
  • Assessing innovativeness, sustainability, and potential for scaling up the National Efficient Lighting Strategy

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Philippines TOP LINK
Project Title
Philippine Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP)

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Philippine Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP)

Country

Philippines

Client

Department of Energy

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Project Duration

Start Date

February 2010

Scheduled Completion

2013

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

One of the key objectives of the Philippines Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP) is the demonstration of the societal benefits of implementation of a series of energy efficiency projects in the commercial, residential and public sectors. In addition it addresses a key public health issue of residual mercury that is likely to increase through the implementation of EE projects.

The Philippines Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) implemented by the Department of Energy (DOE) since 2005, complimented by the Government Energy Management Program (GEMP) has been the cornerstone of PEEP.  This is supported by the Administrative Order No: 183 (Directing the use of Energy Efficient Lighting / Lighting Systems (EELs) in Government Facilities – Palit-Ilaw Program)  The order stipulates the retrofits of EELs in Government Buildings towards the reduction of 10% in energy consumption mandated by previous Administrative Orders (AOs 103, 110 and 126).  The implementation of these AOs was spearheaded by the EUMB-EECD. The national government agencies including its regional bureaus and offices undergo an un-announced spot check energy audit to assess and verify compliance with the orders of the President. In addition, monthly monitoring of fuel and electricity consumption is a requirement to apprise the Office of the President on the actual reduction in energy consumption and monetary savings generated by the government sector.

PELMATP focussed on addressing the barriers to widespread use of efficient lighting through EE policies and standards, technology applications, capacity building, consumer awareness, financing initiatives and lamp waste management (LWM) policies.  Hence, PEEP will enhance the activities initiated by PELMATP and implement a critical mass of projects that would establish sustainable business models for large scale implementation of EE projects in the future.

The key objectives of the project are as follows:

  • Retrofitting of about 42 government Buildings with efficient lighting systems (ELS) and the establishment of a model for large-scale implementation in the public sector.
  • Distribution of 13 Million CFLs amongst residential consumers nationwide and the design and adoption of a methodology under CDM for certification and trading of CERs.
  • Successful demonstration of efficient street lights and traffic lighting in LGUs; and the establishment of a model for standardizing public lighting and large scale implementation.
  • Expansion of the capacity of LATL to conduct efficiency testing on a wider range of appliances and the accreditation of the laboratory to ISO 17025.
  • Procurement of a Lamp Waste Management facility and the establishment of a business model for collection of lamp waste and the operation of the facility.
  • Successful operation of a Super ESCO including capacitated staff and energy service models for implementing EE projects in public and private sectors.
  • Establishment of an efficient building rating system in the Philippines for new and retrofitted buildings.

Contact for more information

fgooneratne@iiec.org

 

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Preparatory Activities for Establishing a High Efficiency Certification Program - Philippines

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Preparatory Activities for Establishing a High Efficiency Certification Program in the Philippines - Market Analysis and Stakeholder Engagement

Country

Philippines

Client

International Copper Association South East Asia (ICA-SEA)

Project Funding Agency

ICA-SEA

Project Duration

Start Date

Oct 2008

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC with funding from ICA-SEA is implementing preparatory activities for establishing a High Efficiency Certification Program for air conditioners (ACs). To develop a sustainable program, a good understanding of the existing market situation and level of stakeholder interest on high-efficiency products is necessary.


The task of establishing a high-efficiency certification program will involve 3 phases:

•     Phase 1: Market Analysis and Stakeholder Engagement
•     Phase 2: Program Design
•     Phase 3: Pilot Implementation


IIEC has just recently concluded Phase 1: Market Analysis and Stakeholder Engagement of the program.  This phase consists of five  tasks:

•     Task 1: Comparative Review of Energy Performance Standards for ACs in the Southeast Asian  Region
•     Task 2: Supply Analysis
•     Task 3: Demand Analysis
•     Task 4: Institutional Analysis
•     Task 5: Stakeholder Dialogue and Consultation


Phase 2 is currently being developed.

Contact for more information

Renato David (rdavid@iiec.org)

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Philippines Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Philippines Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project

Country

Philippines

Client

Department of Energy

Project Funding Agency

United Nations Development Programme

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The project’s objective was to remove the remaining technical and market barriers to the accelerated commercialization and large-scale promotion of energy-efficient fluorescent lighting systems in the Philippines.

This project was implemented in parallel with the Efficient Lighting Initiative (ELI), a program which sought to promote the voluntary adoption of international standards of performance and technical specifications for efficient and reliable compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) products in seven selected countries - Argentina, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Peru, South Africa, and the Philippines.  IIEC’s  work included characterization of the Philippine market for energy efficient lighting which examined the behavior and leverage points of key lighting market intermediaries such as product specifiers, manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers and their role in the implementation of efficient lighting programs.

Contact for more information

iiecmanila@iiec.org

 

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Project Title
Terminal Evaluation of the Barrier Removal to the Cost Effective Development and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Project (BRESL)

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Terminal Evaluation of the Barrier Removal to the Cost Effective Development and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Project (BRESL)

Country

Bangladesh; China; Indonesia; Pakistan; Thailand; Vietnam

Client

Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)

Project Funding Agency

Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)

Project Duration

Start Date

2015

Scheduled Completion

2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The Barrier Removal to the Cost Effective Development and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Project (BRESL) is aimed at rapidly accelerating the adoption and implementation of energy standards and labels (ES&L) in Asia, and in so doing bring about energy savings from the use of energy efficient appliances/equipment. The project also facilitates harmonization of test procedures, standards and labels among developing countries in Asia, when appropriate, starting with the six countries, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam as BRESL Participating Countries (PCs). This assignment focuses on assessing the outcomes and effectiveness of BRESL and analyzing strengths and weaknesses in order to build on opportunities and to overcome barriers. This is to help improve overall project productivity and enhance its effectiveness and sustainability.

Our services include the following tasks:

  • Review all relevant documents and materials.
  • Assess project on the five key criteria: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and impact of the project.
  • Analyze the project structure and operation including assessing its financial data.
  • Conduct consultations with key stakeholders.
  • Assess the impact of a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Development of the Pacific Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy Document for PICTs as part of the Pacific Efficient Lighting Strategy (PELS) Project

Region

South Pacific

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Development of the Pacific Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy Document for PICTs as part of the Pacific Efficient Lighting Strategy (PELS) Project

Country

Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Client

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)

Project Funding Agency

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)

Project Duration

Start Date

 Sep 2014

Scheduled Completion

 Jan 2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The objective of the assignment is to develop a Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy through an integrated policy approach. The main output of this will be a comprehensive, accurate and regionally coordinated Pacific Efficient Lighting Strategy document, the contents of which are to be based on the outline developed by en.lighten (Developing a National or Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy – A step-by-step guide for policy makers, January 2014).

IIEC undertook the consultancy work in close collaboration with SPC’s Energy Programme, UNEP, the PELS Project Steering Committee and other relevant stakeholders. The specific tasks include:

  • Review documents such as the Regional Efficient Lighting Status Report and regional strategy documents available for other countries, consult relevant regional and national stakeholder to identify regional and national priority objectives and activities for grid and off-grid EE lighting
  • Participate and present work plan for the development of a Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy and summary of priorities based on consultations and relevant document appraisals at the Inception Workshop.
  • Develop the final Pacific Efficient Lighting Strategies

Contact for more information

 iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Pacific - Phase 2 (PEEP2) Project

Region

South Pacific

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Pacific - Phase 2 (PEEP2) Project

Country

Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu

Client

Asian Development Bank / Global Environment Facility

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank / Global Environment Facility

Project Duration

Start Date

November 2011

Scheduled Completion

April 2015

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC is responsible for supporting the implementation of EE measures in 5 PDMCs (Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu) towards achieving the overall goal of 10% reduction in average monthly energy consumption in the residential, commercial and public sectors and establish the policy and implementation frameworks to move towards the goals of reducing fossil fuel imports. This involves the development of energy database, national energy policies, EE best practices including building codes and capacity building, large-scale EE projects, information dissemination and awareness and leveraging with other regional energy programs. For more information, please visit PEEP2's project website at www.ee-pacific.net.

IIEC performed the tasks as follows:

  • Development of Energy Use Database
  • Development of EE Policies and Procedures
  • Implementation of Energy Efficiency Programs including EE Street Lighting Program, EE Lighting Program for Residential, Commercial and Public Sector, EE Measures in Hotels and Commercial Sector, EE Measures in the Public Sector
  • Information Dissemination and Public Awareness

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Demand-Side Management Implementation Project - Pacific Islands

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management (DSM)

Project Title

Demand-Side Management Implementation Project

Country

Pacific Islands

Client

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Cmmission (SOPAC), Fiji

Project Funding Agency

United Nations Development Programme

Project Duration

Start Date

Apr 2003

Scheduled Completion

Feb 2005

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The objective of this project is to re-establish and continue the development of a DSM Program for the electric utilities. The existing DSM Programs in the region have become a low priority and are implemented on a less coordinated manner since the completion of the UNDP Power Sector Project in 1996. With the recent adoption of Integrated Resource Planning, the need arises among electric utilities to evaluate an achievable DSM potential in order to come up with plausible least-cost supply scenarios in the future. To meet this objective, the project evaluates the current status of DSM activities in the region and uses this as inputs to design an appropriate DSM program and implementation methodology for the electric utilities. This project includes a demonstration component which showcases the process of identifying, designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating 2 to 3 DSM projects.

Service Provided:

  • Assessment of DSM Potential
  • Energy Auditing Training
  • Program Design
  • Program Implementation
  • Program Monitoring and Evaluation

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Copper Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP)

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Copper Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP)

Country

Regional – China and India

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

Common Fund Commodities (CFC), International Copper Study Group (ICSG) & International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA)

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

CEEP was a 3-year project to improve the efficiency of energy use in India and China by increasing the market availability and affordability of energy-efficient copper-intensive technologies.  Its four interrelated objectives were:

  • To transfer technology and foster indigenous production of at least one copper-intensive, energy-efficient product in India and China.
  • To increase the use of this product through training of project developers, financial institutions, and end-users.
  • To foster demand by establishing low-interest financing mechanisms and promoting use.
  • To disseminate the lessons learned from the work in India and China to other developing countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe.

IIEC completed comprehensive market assessments of the potential of various copper-intensive energy-efficient technologies including motor, transformer and ballast. It also identified energy-efficient motor and transformer as the target technologies for the Chinese and Indian markets, respectively. At the end of the three-year project, IIEC organized 4 regional workshops in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America and the full proceedings of the 4 workshops were made available in CD-ROM. A sample of the CD-ROM proceedings is shown below.

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Contact for more information

 Sommai Phon-amnuaisuk (sphonamnuaisuk@iiec.org)

 

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Climate Change Project Development – Philippines, Thailand and India

Region

Asia

Service Area

Climate Change; Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Climate Change Project Development – Philippines, Thailand and India

Country

Regional – Philippines, Thailand and India

Client

Cagayan Electric Power and Light Company (CEPALCO)

Project Funding Agency

US Department of Energy

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC developed projects for Thailand, and the Philippines under the framework of AJI funded by the US Department of Energy. Structured for eligibility for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), projects that were considered include  energy efficiency improvement in distribution circles, electricity generation from sewage treatment, use of fuel ethanol and alternate vehicle technology, and rice-husk cogeneration.

In the Philippines, IIEC helped the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Company (CEPALCO) identify funding sources for its Energy-Efficient Street lighting Project. The project would mitigate 35,429 tons of CO2 during the 25-year project life. In Thailand, IIEC collaborated with Thai industries and commercial building owners to showcase energy efficiency projects for CDM.

Contact for more information

 

 

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Country Studies in the Philippines, Thailand and China

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Country Studies in the Philippines, Thailand and China

Country

Regional – Philippines, Thailand and China

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency

Project Duration

Start Date

1997

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC assisted the Philippine Team of the US Country Studies Program in the study of climate change issues and options by providing technical and policy information for their consideration and by facilitating public dialogues on the options available.

In Thailand, IIEC assisted the Thailand Country Studies team to scope possible mitigation options related to energy efficiency and renewable resources.

And in China, IIEC provided methodologies for project identification and evaluation to the Chinese Country Study Program Team (CSPT) in relation to greenhouse gas mitigation. IIEC also assisted the CSPT conduct an economic analysis of its project on compressed natural gas promotion.

Contact for more information

 

 

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Investigating International Voluntary Programs in Asia

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Investigating International Voluntary Programs in Asia

Country

Regional

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

In this project, IIEC investigated opportunities for voluntary programs and profitable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in key developing countries in Asia.

IIEC-Asia collected and housed information on US Voluntary Programs and relevant materials on energy use, efficiency investment climate, and energy situation in the target countries. IIEC also created libraries of information about US Voluntary Programs and other related energy efficiency efforts globally. The library in IIEC-Asia now houses over 100 journal titles, and 3,000 volumes, plus a collection of over 100 topical articles. The library answers requests for information from around the region and has hosted students from regional universities doing energy policy research.

IIEC-Asia also developed a database of individuals and organizations that would be key to planning and implementing voluntary programs. IIEC-Asia's database now contains more than 3,500 records of relevant companies, organizations, and individuals. In addition, IIEC Asia has written "policy scans" on the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam, identifying the current status and future direction for energy efficiency policies and regulations in each country. IIEC also published "Examples in Action: Sustainable Energy Experiences in Developing and Transition Countries."

IIEC-Asia furthermore developed and implemented a strategy for establishing a set of target countries, engaging key constituencies in each country to set program direction, describing potentially viable voluntary programs with theses constituents, and producing proposals for outside funding from sources such as E-7, GEF, and AIJ. To date, a computer monitor voluntary program in Thailand and a Green Buildings voluntary program in the Philippines have been funded.

Contact for more information

 

 

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International Motor Challenge (IMC)

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

International Motor Challenge (IMC)

Country

Regional

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This project involved an assessment of the market and the promotion of the use of energy-efficient motors.   IIEC leveraged other activities to oversee specific activities in India and to provide support for Motor Challenge activities in other Asian countries. 

Important activities included:
- Building in-country support among key Indian organizations to participate in the Indian Motor Challenge Program by:
  1. Arranging a roundtable meeting between Indian industry representatives and key organizations in India;
  2. Providing technical advice on the availability and applicability of existing Motor Challenge materials to the Indian market.
- Identifying several key organizations in China that are active in promoting energy efficiency that may be interested in working with DOE on a Motor Challenge Program in China.
- Coordinating with local organizations in the Philippines on using Motor Challenge materials and organizing follow-up activities such as a Motor Challenge workshop.

Contact for more information

 

 

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Integrated Resource Bidding - Regional

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management

Project Title

Integrated Resource Bidding

Country

Regional

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

1998

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This project explored new concepts for procuring sustainable energy resources in developing countries. Due to a high level of interest in power-sector restructuring and the support from the Philippine AID mission, the Philippines was selected as the target country. IIEC (1) gave presentations on and discussed the IRB concept with the staff and managers at the Asian Development Bank, the Philippine Department of Energy, the Philippine Energy Regulatory Board, the National Power Corporation, MERALCO, CEPALCO, etc. and (2) convened a round table discussion in August 1998 on the IRB and the then draft Omnibus Energy Bill with representatives from most of the above institutions. As a spin-off to this IRB project, IIEC worked with Greenpeace International to develop a policy concept called Green Independent Power Producers for Southeast Asia. IIEC prepared a detailed and well-documented report on the concept, which Greenpeace presented at the Renewable Energy for Asia and the Pacific (REAP) conference in Shanghai in October 1998.

Contact for more information

 

 

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Asia Standards

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency; Market Transformation

Project Title

Asia Standards

Country

Regional

Client

USAID

Project Funding Agency

USAID

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The Asia Standards Project investigated the potential for establishing energy-efficiency standards and energy labeling for electrical appliances and equipment in Asia. Its primary objectives were: (1) to inform international donor agencies about "best bet" technical assistance opportunities for building standards regimes in Latin America and Asia; (2) to provide technical assistance to in-country stakeholders who are building national standards regimes, and  (3) to provide fora to spur intraregional cooperation on standards and international coordination of effort.

Highlights of the project include: (1) the conduct of  training courses for laboratory personnel and energy policy specialists, and numerous seminar and conference presentations (2)  submission of  blueprints for standards regimes (3) holding of  international fora, including the Forum on Asia Regional Cooperation on Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling in July 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand, cosponsored by five Asian governments and attended by 50 delegates;  (4) preparation of numerous documents, including the proceedings of the July 1997 Forum and the recommendations on the testing procedure harmonization from the July 1997 AGREE roundtable attended by  more than 250 professionals, including international donor agencies,  (5) presentation of  papers at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy's 1998 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Building and  the First International Conference on Efficiency in Household Appliances organized by the European Commission.

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

 

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Asia High-Efficiency Copper Project

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency; Clean Energy Finance

Project Title

Asia High-Efficiency Copper Project

Country

Regional

Client

Copper Development Centre of South East Asia

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Project Duration

Start Date

1995

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This project assessed the potential for additional use of copper through the promotion of high efficiency equipment.

In 1995, IIEC identified high-efficiency equipment such as electric motors as an option. In 1997, IIEC researched and continued its work on high-efficiency motors and transformers, eventually introducing the Motor Master software to the region's utilities.

IIEC also prepared a report for the Asian Development Bank that provided recommendations to improve transformer efficiency through ADB’s lending policy. In addition, it assisted a Philippine utility in the design of a high-efficiency motor incentive program. As a result of this, the country’s National Power Corporation committed to offer a motor efficiency program as part of their DSM package.

Contact for more information

 iiecbangkok@iiec.org

 

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Efficient Lighting Initiative (ELI)

Region

South Africa

Service Area

Market Transformation, Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Efficient Lighting Initiative (ELI)

Country

Global

Client

China Standard Certification Center (CSC)

Project Funding Agency

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Project Duration

Start Date

Oct 2000

Scheduled Completion

Jan 2007

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The IFC/GEF Efficient Lighting Initiative (ELI) was designed  to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing the penetration of energy-efficient lighting technologies. The ELI countries were Argentina, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Peru, the Philippines, and South Africa. ELI was funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and was implemented by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). It began in 1999 and  the seven county programs were completed in late 2003, but a Next Generation of ELI continued to provide services to support the use of high-quality energy-efficient lighting.

Under this program, IIEC provided support to the Cross-Cutting Activities (CCA) for the Efficient Lighting Initiative (ELI) which included general maintenance of the Structured Learning Facility (SLF), technical support to the ELI country teams on the random testing procedures, certification of products applications from lighting manufacturers, and maintenance of the ELI website (www.efficientlighting.net).

IIEC also worked with the Lighting and Appliances Testing Laboratory in the Philippines which performed the tests, using new equipment provided by ELI in exchange for  services in testing  randomly-selected samples of 49 ELI-qualified CFL models from 7 countries for compliance with the ELI specifications.

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

 

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ASEAN Energy Standards and Labeling Program

Region

Regional

Service Area

Market Transformation

Project Title

ASEAN Energy Standards and Labeling Program

Country

ASEAN

Client

ASEAN Energy Efficiency and Conservation Sub-Sector Network

Project Funding Agency

US Agency for International Development
Australian Greenhouse Office

Project Duration

Start Date

Mar 2004

Scheduled Completion

Dec 2005

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The objective of this project assignment is to assist the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Sub-sector Network (EE&C-SSN), the implementing body coordinated by the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE). This came after the ASEAN Sub-Sector Network on Energy Efficiency & Conservation (EE&C-SSN) has received a mandate from the ASEAN Energy Ministers to proceed with and implement a regional energy certification labelling programme for high-efficiency equipment. The focus is on magnetic ballasts labels, followed by refrigerators and air conditioners and this project aimed at supporting EE&C-SSN in the design and implementation of S&L programs for ballasts in ASEAN.

Service Provided:

  • Establishment of a regional and corresponding national working groups for the ASEAN ballast energy labeling and the ASEAN S&L Network
  • Conduct an appraisal of the ASEAN Ballast Market
  • Develop an ASEAN energy performance testing procedure for Ballast
  • Organization of a study tour for ASEAN and APEC representatives to Australia to learn about establishment and implementation of ballast MEPS in Australia
  • Coordination of round-robin testing for fluorescent lamp ballasts in 6 testing laboratories in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and China

Contact for more information

iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP)

Region

Regional & Global

Service Area

Market Transformation

Project Title

Global Standards Initiative – Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Information Clearinghouse

Country

Global

Client

Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP)

Project Funding Agency

US DOE, US AID, UN Foundation

Project Duration

Start Date

Jan 1999

Scheduled Completion

Dec 2005

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP) was formed in 1999 by IIEC, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance). CLASP’s sole CLASP is to increase the design, implementation, and enforcement of energy efficiency standards and labels for appliances, equipment, and/or lighting products in developing and transitional countries.  It works through partnerships with agencies and institutions in developing and transitional countries and engages a variety of policy and technical specialists from around the world.

 

With support from USAID, the UN Foundation, the Energy Foundation, and US DOE, CLASP  developed regionally-applicable tools, conducted regional workshops, and provided technical support to partner countries. In each participating country, the project resulted in enhanced institutional capacity for implementing standards and labeling programs, increased production of energy-efficient products by manufacturers, improved average energy efficiency of appliances and equipment, significant reductions in electricity consumption, and lower energy-related emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

 

CLASP formed a partnership with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) to undertake a major labels and standards project funded by the UN Foundation. UN/DESA has an active program in promoting energy standards and labeling programs, has worked on energy standards with six Arab countries and participated in lighting and refrigerator efficiency projects in China. The UN/DESA partnership brought with it the participation of UN Development Programme field offices and several UN Regional Commissions.

 

IIEC has led a team of S&L technical experts and web programmers in developing S&L database for CLASP, www.CLASPonline.org.  IIEC has also managed, and supervised team members to keep the database up-to-date.  In 2005, IIEC managed and coordinated the whole integration process for CLASP and APEC-ESIS and create a global S&L database for both websites.

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Sri Lanka TOP LINK
Project Title
Implementation of Energy Efficiency Policy Initiatives - Sri Lanka

Region

South Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Implementation of Energy Efficiency Policy Initiatives

Country

Sri Lanka

Client

Government of Sri Lanka

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

Jul 2011

Scheduled Completion

Jul 2013

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The overall objective of the project is to pilot test efficient lighting technologies in the residential sector and prepare application guidelines for a large scale sustainable program. The project also includes a policy study on efficient lighting and develops a roadmap for implementation based on international best practices.

Service Provided:

  • Conduct a market survey on energy efficient lighting products suitable for domestic application and determine the type of lighting technologies that could be trialled in the project
  • Conduct a baseline survey to determine the type of lighting used in the residential sector, customer perceptions on a range of EE lighting, and willingness to participate infield trials
  • Prepare a lighting product and installation guidelines for urban and rural residential and small business applications for publication and distribution by the IA (SustainableEnergy Authority of Sri Lanka – SEA).
  • Develop relevant policy on EE lighting and a roadmap formaximum dissemination and utilization of EE lighting and systems in Sri Lanka
  • Develop guidelines for safe disposal

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Demand-side Management Implementation Strategy and Load Research Program – Sri Lanka

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management

Project Title

Demand-side Management Implementation Strategy and Load Research Program – Sri Lanka

Country

Sri Lanka

Client

Ceylon Electricity Board

Project Funding Agency

World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

 1999

Scheduled Completion

 2002

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This 3-year project, funded by the World Bank, involved assisting the Demand-side Management (DSM) Branch of the Ceylon Electricity Board in conducting Load research. Market research, DSM program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; and undertaking demonstration projects on renewable energy and energy efficient technologies. The key objectives of the project were:
-  To develop and enhance the strengths and capabilities of CEB to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate DSM initiatives.
- To assist DSMB in implementing the DSM Action Plan
- To conduct Load Research and develop Market Research in all customer segments
- To strengthen the existing DSM pilot programs
- To build capacity to identify, prioritize, design and implement new DSM programs
- To develop the capability to monitor and evaluate DSM programs.
- To establish a comprehensive database and analytical framework of customer end-use patterns and trends to support future DSM program design, implementation and evaluation.

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Appliance Energy Testing and Labeling - Sri Lanka

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency; Training & Capacity Building

Project Title

Appliance Energy Testing and Labeling - Sri Lanka

Country

Sri Lanka

Client

Ceylon Electricity Board

Project Funding Agency

Asian Development Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

Sep 2001

Scheduled Completion

Feb 2002

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC collaborated with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to undertake a feasibility study for appliance testing and labeling in Sri Lanka. The present value costs of test facility, labeling and standards for 4 appliances (refrigerators, televisions, lighting, and fans) would amount to US $ 3.9 million (Rs 0.273 billion). The consumer benefits (present value) in the form of electricity savings are estimated to be US $ 94 million (Rs 6.6 billion) while the avoided capacity costs (present value) are projected to reach US $ 58.6 million (Rs 4.1 billion).

Service Provided:

  • Cost-benefit analysis of appliance testing and labelling
  • Market study on refrigerators, televisions, lighting and fans
  • Preparation of operational plan for the testing laboratory
  • Training on testing procedures

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iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Thailand TOP LINK
Project Title
Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency in Thai Municipalities

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency in Thai Municipalities

Country

Thailand

Client

Asian Development Bank (ADB)/ Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA)

Project Funding Agency

ADB

Project Duration

Start Date

Jul 2009

Scheduled Completion

Feb 2012

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The overall objective of the project is to establish a sustainable business model(s) for the large scale implementation of Energy Efficiency (EE) measures in buildings occupied by the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) and of the Municipalities of PEA’s service area and also for public street lighting. This objective is to be accomplished by the demonstration of EE benefits through pilot projects implemented through a customized financing arrangement; finalizing a plan for large scale replication nation-wide complimented by enhancing the capacity of PEA and municipalities in EE project development and implementation; and supplemented with a communication and outreach program covering all sectors of the community. 

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 iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Preparation of the 5-Year Implementation Plan for Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB) - Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Preparation of the 5-Year Implementation Plan for Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB) - Thailand

Country

Thailand

Client

United Nations Development Programme/ Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Project Funding Agency

United Nations Development Programme/ Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Project Duration

Start Date

Aug 2010

Scheduled Completion

Nov 2011

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The project objective is the promotion and facilitation of the widespread application of building energy efficiency technologies and practices in commercial buildings in Thailand.  The project impact is to reduce 23.3 kton of direct CO2 emissions during the project implementation period and 1,630 kton of indirect CO2 emissions from the Thai commercial building sector.  It includes demonstration of energy efficiency measures in nine large commercial buildings such as office buildings, hotels, hypermarkets and hospitals.

IIEC prepared a full-size project proposal for the US$3.6 million GEF-funded project entitled, Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Building in Thailand (PEECB) and designed the implementation plan based on 3 approaches: i.e. awareness enhancement, introduction of improved policies including building energy codes, and establishment of demonstration projects.

The PEECB project was implemented by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), under the Thai Ministry of Energy. 

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DSM Program Evaluation - Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management (DSM)

Project Title

DSM Program Evaluation

Country

Thailand

Client

Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

Project Funding Agency

World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

Apr 1999

Scheduled Completion

Sep 1999

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The objective of this project is to conduct a process and impact evaluation of Thailand’s six-year, US$190 million demand-side management program which is the first comprehensive program implemented in Asia. The extent of the evaluation program involves determining customer attitudes and the satisfaction of manufacturers and distributors of air conditioner, refrigerator, compact fluorescent lamps, and thin tube fluorescent lamps.

Service Provided:

  • Survey of consumer end-use patterns
  • Survey of manufacturers and distributors of energy-efficient products to determine the impact of the DSM program on production and sales
  • In-person interviews with manufacturers of conditioners, refrigerators, compact fluorescent lamps, and thin-tube fluorescent lamps
  • Mail survey of 170 retailers (“green shops”) who participated in the no-interest loan program for high-efficiency air conditioners

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iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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Energy Efficiency Business Network and Association – Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Energy Efficiency Business Network and Association – Thailand

Country

Thailand

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC worked with more than 20 local energy efficiency companies in Thailand to support the founding of the Energy Efficiency Development Association. This energy association aims to stimulate the utilization of the US$500 million Energy Conservation Promotion Fund of Thailand in various feasible energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.  The association also aims to facilitate an effective enforcement of the Energy Conservation Promotions Act of 1992.

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Thailand Energy Options Study

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Thailand Energy Options Study

Country

Thailand

Client

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Project Funding Agency

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Project Duration

Start Date

Jul 2000

Scheduled Completion

Aug 2001

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC collaborated with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in developing sustainable electricity sector options for Thailand.  This project assesses the viability of different energy options for meeting Thailand’s future electricity requirements.  It includes a comparative analysis of different energy scenarios in terms of costs, environmental externalities, and other impacts and issues.

This study projected annual electricity savings to reach 13% (25 GWh) in 2015 with demand-side electricity options that could be achieved through technical measures, energy efficiency public benefits investments and market transformation strategies. The study simulated supply options that would promote renewable energy technologies and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Grid-based electricity generation from biomass could reach 6.7% (12,134 GWh) of the total electricity generation in 2015 through public benefit renewable energy programmes and integration of renewable energy in the power development-planning framework.

 

Services Provided:

  • Energy policy analysis
  • Energy modelling
  • Determination of future energy supply scenarios

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ESCO Market Assessment – Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

ESCO Market Assessment – Thailand

Country

Thailand

Client

Department of Energy Promotion and Development (DEPD)

Project Funding Agency

GTZ

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This project, funded by GTZ for the Department of Energy Promotion and Development (DEDP),   estimated the potential market size for energy services companies (ESCOs) in large commercial and industrial facilities and identified the barriers to energy efficiency financing. The study projected a five-to-seven year achievable potential of 18 – 30 million GJ of electricity savings and CO2 mitigation of 2.1 – 5.7 million tonnes which would require US $ 234 – 698 million in investments. The study also recommended to increase lending in energy efficiency investments, improvements on the existing programs, promotion of the ESCO business model and establishment of energy efficiency revolving fund.

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Evaluation of Thai Appliance Labeling Program

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Evaluation of Thai Appliance Labeling Program

Country

Thailand

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This project evaluated the Thai appliance energy labeling program and compared the U. S. and Thai consumer energy behaviors and appliance labeling.
This was also the first detailed evaluation of the Thai DSM programs. It revealed that after just three years of implementation, the Thai appliance labeling program had a significantly greater impact on the consumer appliance market than the then 20-year-old U.S. program. More than 60% of Thai consumers asked about or looked at the label against only 20% of consumers in the US. Energy efficiency was reportedly  among the top-three purchase priorities for 28% of Thai appliance consumers, compared to just 11% of U.S. consumers.
The project showed that salespeople played a significant role in both appliance labeling programs and influenced at least 50 percent of appliance sales. In some instances, the incentives they earned motivated them to sell appliances that had additional features and used more energy. Finally, the project likewise revealed that U.S. and Thai policymakers had different objectives for their appliance labeling programs. The U.S. program sought to provide consumers with information that would assist them in their appliance purchase decisions. In contrast, the Thai program’s objective was clearly behavioral and sought to persuade consumers to buy a more efficient appliance that would save money and protect the environment. To support the program, the Thai government implemented a massive, nationwide advertising campaign.

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Khon Kaen Green Campus Proposals – Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Khon Kaen Green Campus Proposals – Thailand

Country

Thailand

Client

Khon Kaen University

Project Funding Agency

EPPO

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC-Asia helped Khon Kaen University develop and write a proposal on “Green Campus” to the National Energy Policy Office of Thailand (NEPO). Specifically, IIEC documented and justified the energy saving benefits of the project which included 3 subcomponents:

1. Bicycle proposal. The project was intended to increase the energy efficiency of transportation systems on the campus and to change the behavior of students and other members of the campus community regarding the use of motorcycles and other motor vehicles and to increase the use of bicycles.

2. Waste water treatment proposal. The project would shift waste water treatment from mechanical, aerobic, and chemical treatment to an environmentally-sound and energy-efficient wetlands-based waste water treatment, would reduce the energy use of the current waste water treatment system and would research and model an alternatives system for possible broader use.

3. Source separation of solid waste and hazardous waste. The project would significantly reduce the solid waste stream and divert the remaining waste stream into more energy efficient recycling and biodegradation.

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Thailand Transport Energy Efficiency Policy Paper

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Thailand Transport Energy Efficiency Policy Paper

Country

Thailand

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

National Energy Policy Office of Thailand (NEPO), currently EPPO

Project Duration

Start Date

1996

Scheduled Completion

1998

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC conducted this study for the National Energy Policy Office of Thailand (NEPO) and covered four cities in Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai and Khong Khaen). The objective of the study was to assess the transport sector energy use and identify possibly improvements.  This included an assessment of current energy use in the transport sector, site visits and report evaluating full spectrum of methods for reducing energy use, with 8 specific recommendations.

The policy analysis presented a description of institutional factors affecting Thailand's transport administration, and a framework for evaluating pricing biases existing in Thailand's transport system. It then evaluated a full spectrum of methods for reducing energy use. Finally, IIEC developed eight specific recommendations and presented them for consideration at a conference of Thai government agencies involved in the transport sector. Results from this conference were incorporated into the final report.

As a result of this paper, IIEC supported Khon Kaen University develop and write a proposal on “Green Campus” to the NEPO. Specifically, IIEC documented and justified theenergy saving benefits of the project including a Bicycle proposal to  increase the energy efficiency of transportation systems on the campus and to change the behavior of students and other members of the campus community regarding the use of motorcycles and other motor vehicles and to increase the use of bicycles.

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Partner Identification for EnergyWorks – Thailand

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Partner Identification for EnergyWorks – Thailand

Country

Thailand

Client

EnergyWorks (C. I.) LLC

Project Funding Agency

U. S. Agency for International Development and U. S. Country Studies Program

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC-Asia provided EnergyWorks (C.I.) LLC. with a list of five pre-qualified potential business associates in Thailand for BG-Systems distributors.

IIEC-Asia pre-qualified the potential associates by developing and conducting a survey and by collecting and analyzing self-reported data from candidate companies. It found one partner who had the system manufacturing capability in addition to the client's desired distribution and marketing capability. The client entered into preliminary negotiations with this company.

 

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Ukraine TOP LINK
Project Title
Energy Conservation Competition – Ukraine

Region

Europe

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Energy Conservation Competition – Ukraine

Country

Ukraine

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

In April 1998, IIEC participated in the evaluation committee of the all-Ukrainian Competition "Energy Conservation 98", along with the State Committee of Ukraine Energy Conservation, Kharkiv State Regional Inspection of Energy Conservation, Kharkiv State Oblast Administration, Information and Analytical Journal "Energosberezhenie", and Ukrainian Northeastern Energy Service Company "ESCO-Kharkiv".

The "Energy Conservation 98" competition was an excellent starting point for project development and implementation, including Joint Implementation opportunities in Ukraine. Final assessment of entrants in the competition took place in early-1999.

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Policy Development and Research – Ukraine

Region

Europe

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Policy Development and Research – Ukraine

Country

Ukraine

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

 

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC-Europe worked with local Ukrainian partners on disseminating information and gaining support for Joint Implementation (JI) activities in Ukraine through a JI Workshop. The Energy Conservation Competition and JI Workshop provided information on the range of sustainable energy investment opportunities available in Ukraine. IIEC followed up these events with further project development and implementation to create a portfolio of potential JI projects.

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Viet Nam TOP LINK
Project Title
Development of an Investment Plan for National Lighting Testing Laboratory for Vietnam

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Development of an Investment Plan for National Lighting Testing Laboratory for Vietnam

Country

Vietnam

Client

UNDP Vietnam, Vietnam Energy Efficiency Public Lighting Project

Project Funding Agency

UNDP/GEF

Project Duration

Start Date

December 2008

Scheduled Completion

October 2009

Project Description and summary of services

The purpose of the Development of an Investment Plan on National Lighting Testing Laboratory Project is to develop a comprehensive investment plan on development of a national testing and certification facility capable of testing various quality parameters of lighting products and issuing certification in compliance with national and international standards.  The completed plan will be submitted to relevant national and local government agencies for consideration and future implementation.  The key tasks of the Project are to:

  • Finalize a detailed workplan for the whole contract duration for PMU’s approval;
  • Assess the capacities of three upgraded laboratories (QUATEST, HUT and IMS) and other testing laboratories in DIEN QUANG, RALACO and HAPULICO companies and compare them against meeting the requirements for the national lab in lighting certification and testing;
  • Survey local lighting manufacturers, and local lighting companies/lighting service providers and establish the demand of testing, certification and labelling of EE lighting products;
  • Identify the international best practices and make recommendation suitable to Vietnam for establishment and operation of the laboratory (organization, personnel, working places, general activities and self-maintenance activities, technical infrastructure, facilities, training, and all other certification and testing issues, etc.);
  • Coordinate with policy makers at Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and Ministry of Finance to establish the level of commitment for policy and financial support towards their establishment and operation of the proposed national laboratory;
  • Develop a comprehensive investment plan;
  • Prepare and conduct a national consultation workshop on the developed comprehensive investment plan;
  • Complete a final plan and submit to the relevant government ministries, agencies for the next steps of implementation, and;
  • Prepare a summary report on subcontract's implementation results.

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iiecbangkok@iiec.org


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Project Kick-Off Meeting in Hanoi, February 2009

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Commercial Energy Efficiency Pilot Project – Vietnam

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency, Training & Capacity Building

Project Title

Commercial Energy Efficiency Pilot Project – Vietnam

Country

Vietnam

Client

Ministry of Industry

Project Funding Agency

GEF/World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

2004

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

This Commercial EE Pilot Project sought to test appropriate business models and mechanisms for catalyzing a small and sustainable service market that would support EE investments in Vietnam. This was achieved by supporting a small group of commercial service providers or "Project Agents" in all phases of EE project identification, development and implementation.

The overall objective of this project was to develop the capability of Project Agents (equipment manufacturers, equipment suppliers, technical service providers, financial service companies) in implementing a critical mass of pilot projects in the commercial sector to test the appropriate business models and to establish a sustainable service market for supporting EE investments in Vietnam. I

Services Provided:

Conduct of a training program for project developers (Project Agents), site owners (Project proponents) and Financial Institutions in all aspects of project development and financing including:

  • Energy Auditing
  • Financial Analysis
  • Service Contracting
  • Monitoring and Verification
  • Project Management
  • Service Marketing

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Vietnam Energy Policy Study

Region

Asia

Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

Vietnam Energy Policy Study

Country

Vietnam

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

New Energy and Industrial Development Organization (NEDO)

Project Duration

Start Date

 

Scheduled Completion

 

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC-Asia gathered and analyzed detailed, up-to-date information on Vietnam's energy policies for Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Development Organization (NEDO).

IIEC gathered information from various Vietnamese government agencies and institutions that are key players in determining Vietnam's energy policies. The project's report contained an overview of energy supply and demand in Vietnam, with an emphasis on electricity. It also provided details on the history of Vietnam’s energy policy, its evolution, current policies and plans. Furthermore, report described two major energy-efficiency programs as well as the barriers to energy efficiency in Vietnam. Finally, the report provided recommendations that would facilitate efficiency improvements, and identified activities where international organizations such as NEDO might participate in Vietnam.

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EVN – DSM Phase 2 Implementation - Viet Nam

Region

Asia

Service Area

Demand-Side Management

Project Title

PELMATP Design and Implementation of EEL Micro Financing Scheme

Country

Viet Nam

Client

Electricity of Vietnam

Project Funding Agency

World Bank

Project Duration

Start Date

2005

Scheduled Completion

2008

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

The overall objective of this project was to ensure the successful development and implementation of the Phase 2 DSM Program, by providing ongoing technical assistance, training, advisory services and capacity building to the EVN DSM Cell. The project included a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) component which aims to meet the requirements of EVN and the GEF for the monitoring and evaluation of the DSM Phase 2 Program itself. The conduct of the M&E component in EVN also aims to simultaneously build its capacity to either continue or outsource program M&E activities in the future. IIEC’s activities included:

- Development of an overall M&E Plan for the DSM Phase 2 Program, indicating key milestones for institutional development of EVN DSM Cell and other departments for the current and future phases.
- Capacity building in EVN, PCs and other agencies to conduct DSM program evaluations.
- Development of a program monitoring and tracking system for DSM Programs, including appropriate performance indicators
- Conduct of detailed program evaluations, both mid-term and final
- Conduct of formal and on-the-job training of EVN staff in all aspects of program monitoring and evaluation

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iiecbangkok@iiec.org

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