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IIEC is supporting the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the Ministry of Industry (MOI), Myanmar to implement the Leapfrogging Myanmar's Market to High Efficient Lighting and Appliances project. This project will facilitate a market transformation toward high efficiency lighting and electrical appliances through the integrated policy approach, thereby reducing growth in electrical demand and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while simultaneously increasing energy access.

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The Science Division of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in coordination with the Office of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO) - Thailand National Designated Entity (NDE) - and the International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) successfully organized the first non-virtual stakeholder consultation workshop for the ''Enabling Readiness for Up-Scaling Investments in Building Energy Efficiency for Achieving NDC Goals in Thailand'' project in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, March 8th, 2021. This face-to-face consultation workshop aimed at presenting findings from the analysis of ten-year operational data of the Thai Building Energy Code (BEC), and seeking comments and suggestions from stakeholders to strengthen the BEC implementation to support Thailand in achieving the national energy efficiency targets in the building sector.

The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) of Thailand, with support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), has initiated the Project titled “Promoting Household Energy Conservation through Feedback Services and Home Energy Audit on Residential Sustainable Lifestyle Programs” to promote energy conservation in Thai households through behavioral changes and adoption of energy efficient appliances. Under this project, IIEC, in partnership with the Engineering Solution Provider Co., Ltd. (ENSOP) and Jyukankyo Research Institute Inc. (Japan), provides technical assistance to PEA to implement project activities which include: conducting 4,200 household surveys and appliance retailer surveys in target provinces; developing household appliance and electricity consumption database; piloting energy consumption feedback and home energy audit services in 100 households.

With grant support from the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP), IIEC has been collaborating with governments, businesses and industry associations in Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to demonstrate efficient and clean cooling technologies, and innovative business models to enhance awareness and promote greater adoption of clean cooling technologies. A call for proposals was launched in January 2019 with applicants from Palau, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu were the grant winners.