Demand Side Management and Energy Efficiency Phase II (DSM/EE II) - Lao PDR (2003 - 2005)

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

The key tasks and objectives are: 1) Preparation of an Implementation Plan for Large Scale EE Implementation; 2) Preparation of a comprehensive CFL distribution plan; 3) Implementation of consumer awareness and behavioural program; 4) Establishment of the National S&L Steering Committee; 5) Assessment on S&L Institutional and Legal Framework; 6) Assessment and Implementation of Pilot DSM Program Options for Commercial and Industrial Sector; and 7) Upgrading of the Energy Use Database.

Funding Agency/Client: The World Bank / Electricite du Laos

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