Employing systematic thinking there is a critical need to innerve with energy technology, generation, consumption and governance simultaneously. We need to fundamentally change the way we use energy in order to build a new energy supply- demand system.
Evaluation of energy policy and programs is essential to developing effective policy and to understanding the impacts of policy and program implementation. The International Energy Policy and Program Evaluation Community (IEPPEC) is building on the success of endeavours in the U.S.A. (since the 1980’s) and Europe in building an influential forum and community of evaluators.
Lower income households are most likely to live in poorly insulated and inefficient rental accommodation, and spend a higher proportion of their income on energy, water and fuel than others. They are least able to respond to increases in prices and to invest in more efficient homes and appliances. As such, this session brought an important focus on fuel efficiency interventions for lower income households.
The inaugural International Workshop for Asia Energy Efficiency Policy and Program Evaluation was held in October, 2015 in Beijing. The fantastic two-day workshop featured keynote presentations introducing evaluation frameworks, international experience in conducting evaluation and China’s latest developments with energy policies and evaluation.