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Energy Efficiency and Investment Returns: The Critical Role of Tenants
Filmed October 27 at the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, Texas. ULI is launching a comprehensive new program dedicated to the design and construction of energy-efficient tenant space. Through how-to guides, videos, and case studies, this program shows occupiers of space and their corporate facility managers, mechanical and electrical engineers, architects, and brokers how to integrate energy efficiency into design and construction with investments that pay for themselves and produce monitored and verifiable returns. We introduced our work on this front and shared real-world examples already employed by leaders in this arena like JPMorgan Chase, the Empire State Building, CalPERS, and the city of Austin at the “Energy Efficiency and Investment Returns: The Critical Role of Tenants” session during the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting. Learn more about TEOP at http://tenantenergy.uli.org/ Speakers: • Patrick L. Phillips, Urban Land Institute • Jason Hartke, U.S. Department of Energy • Denise Kuehn, Austin Energy • Anthony E. Malkin, Empire State Realty Trust Inc. • Ray Quartararo, J.P. Morgan Chase, Co. • Eric Schlenker, California Public Employees Retirement System (CALPERS)
Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges & Opportunities in India
India doubled its floor area of buildings between 2001-2005 and is experiencing the fastest rate of growth in new building in the world. By 2050 India will have added about 35 billion m2 of new building floor area. To date, the efforts of India's policymakers have focused on reducing energy consumption in new commercial buildings, but to achieve a significant scale will depend on efficiency measures becoming standard in the residential building segment which until now has not been a priority for energy efficiency policy yet makes up 75% of India's construction market. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report "Achieving scale in energy-efficient buildings in India: A view from the construction and real estate sectors" commissioned by the GBPN explains the challenges and opportunities of investing in energy efficiency in buildings in India.
Session 3 - Investments in Energy Efficiency
Moderator: Steven Raphael, UC Berkeley "New Channels for Financing Green Real Estate Investments" Dwight Jaffee, UC Berkeley & Nancy Wallace, UC Berkeley "The Adoption of Energy Efficient Investments: Residential Durables" Lucas Davis, UC Berkeley Discussants: Aaron Swoboda, Carleton College & Yves Zenou, University of Stockholm http://urbanpolicy.berkeley.edu/greenbuilding.htm
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What Countries Are The Most Energy Efficient?
» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Jordan recently attacked Islamic State targets in Syria after the terrorist group released a video showing the brutal execution of a Jordanian fighter pilot. Now, Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised a relentless and punishing campaign against ISIS militants who are attempting to destabilize the country and the Middle East. So can Jordan win the fight against ISIS? Learn More: Jordan On ISIS Strike: 'Beginning Of Our Retaliation' http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/05/jordan-isis-strike-retaliation_n_6626176.html "Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, before roaring over the hometown of the pilot killed by the militants while King Abdullah consoled the victim's family." Obama rejected Jordanian King Abdullah's pleas for Predator drones http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/feb/5/obama-denied-request-jordan-predator-drones-islami/?page=all "The Obama administration this year turned down a request from Jordan for Predator spy drones that would help it locate targets in the war against the Islamic State." General Allen: ISIS Burning Of Pilot Backfired, Strengthened Coalition Against Extremist Group http://www.ibtimes.com/general-allen-isis-burning-pilot-backfired-strengthened-coalition-against-extremist-1809148 "Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen says the Islamic State group is at an 'entirely different level' than al Qaeda and the United States should take its threats very seriously." Watch More: Who Are The Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPwZGHivQSQ _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check out more of Evan on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SeekerNetwork
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RLS - Investing in Energy Efficiency
As members of the Green Building Council, we have invested in a 630kva Generator to ensure consistent power supply in order to continue our manufacturing and assembly processes regardless of interrupted power during load shedding. Our factory roofing is positioned beneficially to allow for the installation of solar panels and so we invested in a 300kw Solar Plant. We have only made use of a quarter of the available roof space and are looking to increase the number of solar panels over the coming months.
Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges & Opportunities in China
Experts from the GBPN network provide analysis and recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency of buildings in China.
Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges & Opportunities in Europe
Experts from the GBPN network provide analysis and recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency in Europe's buildings. In the European Union, buildings account for 40% of the total energy use and for 36% of CO2 emissions, representing Europe's largest source of green house gas emissions. Therefore, increasing the energy performance of the building sector is key to secure a transition to a low carbon economy and achieve the EU's climate & energy objectives. European real estate and construction executives support European legislation for energy efficiency and energy performance in buildings. While the financial crisis has set a downward trend to real estate valuations, the renovation of the existing building stock could be a means to reverse the tendency. Regulatory uncertainty seems to be the main barrier to increased energy efficiency investments.
Understanding the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge
Customers have told us they're curious about some of the charges on their Ameren Missouri energy statement. Let's take a closer look at what you're paying for each month.
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Energy Efficiency Investment Opportunities on the Rise
Green has never looked so good! 2017 has been deemed the year of increased investments in energy efficiency and other efforts to save energy. Per the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)*, there are sign that savings will continue to grow. In recent years, overall spending on energy efficient products and services have grown. The same goes for employment in energy efficient jobs. Estimates by The International Energy Agency show that energy efficiency spending increased about 6% from 2014 to 2015, with 2015 spending totaling about $221 billion in major economies throughout the world (2016 figures were not available at the time of the study). Similarly for the United States, BW Research in a report for the Department of Energy, found that 1.9 million Americans work full- or part-time energy efficiency jobs. And this number is expected to rise! The job growth rate is backed by a growing private sector, whose focus is on implementing strong policies, particularly at the state and local levels for better use of energy. Milton Berle, once said: "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." We're taken this mantra to heart here at Yellowblue. Our innovative energy efficiency investment opportunities provide the tools to not just build a better future for you and your family, but the planet as a whole. Whether you are a home owner looking to reduce energy costs and live more comfortably, or if you are a like-minded business looking to expand your product offerings, we've got you covered. Learn more - https://yellowbluetech.com
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World Energy Investment 2017
Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline, as increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2hLrU4W
Webinar – Financing Energy Efficiency, The Investors' Perspective
Webinar organised by EASME, in partnership with the UN Environment Finance Initiative, as part of the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums initiative, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the EU.
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CITYnvest: a clever investment for energy efficiency in your city!
With buildings being responsible for 40% of European primary energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions, investing in energy efficiency in public buildings is an urgent matter. Is funding a problem for you? CITYnvest has the solution. http://citynvest.eu/ CITYnvest is a consortium that CEMR is part of.
Views: 475 Cemr Ccre
Energy efficiency investment with Daniel Cerveró  (SEAF Investor forum)
European energy efficiency private equity SI Capital is amassing a 100m fund. Daniel Cerveró explains the type of projects that the company is looking for and shares the secrets of a successful project.
Views: 130 Engerati
Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges & Opportunities in the United States
Experts from the GBPN network provide analysis and recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency in U.S. buildings. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of primary energy consumption, more than the transport or industrial sectors. Tackling rising energy consumption in U.S. buildings will require a more coordinated and coherent approach to energy efficiency codes and regulation, one that is more focused on retrofits — where most potential gains lie. It is also crucial to develop new financing mechanisms that help institutional investors assess the risks associated with energy-efficient projects.
IEA's World Energy Investment 2017
The CSIS Energy & National Security Program is pleased to host Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist at the International Energy Agency (IEA), to discuss the IEA's World Energy Investment 2017. Energy investment in 2016 totaled 1.7 trillion dollars, around 2.2 percent of the global economy. The report covers critical details about energy investment across various energy sectors, sources, and regions. It also includes a special focus on a wide array of topics, including how digitization is impacting investment and employment, global investment in innovation, and the impact of emerging business models. The report assesses the importance of energy policy driving investment into energy efficiency and into facilities that ensure adequate levels of energy security.
Financing Energy Efficiency Investments 10.9.14
This video is about Financing Energy Efficiency Investments 10.9.14
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Investing in energy efficiency in the Paris region - Énergies POSIT’IF
Énergies POSIT’IF renovates thousands of residential condominiums in the Paris region, and they just received a helping hand in the form of a EUR 100 million loan from the European Investment Bank as part of the Investment Plan for Europe. It will now be able to use the EIB loan to offer financing to the owners. Find out how on our video. Visit our website: http://www.eib.org/efsi Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanInvestmentBank Twitter: https://twitter.com/eib LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/european-investment-bank
Part 2: Why invest in energy savings? (Build it Better)
Episode 2 - Why invest in energy savings? From Efficiency NB, the Conservation Council of NB and Rogers TV comes Build It Better, an exciting new show examining the basic principles of building an energy efficient home. Join our own energy advisor Joe Waugh and the Conversation Council's Julie Michaud in a 4 part series that looks at everything with a keen eye on efficiency: home construction, insulation, heating options, and other developing trends that keep the heat in and the heating bills low.
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Investing in energy efficiency and alternatives - James Cameron, Climate Change Capital
Fossil fuel demand will remain strong for many years to come, but as prices rise and demand for low carbon goodsand services increase, so fossil fuel exporting economies can hedge risk in their future markets by investing in energy efficiency technologies and energy alternatives today.
Drivers for Investing in Energy Efficiency
Discusses typical drivers for energy efficiency within businesses. Also, the journey of a business from being compliant to being an innovator. This video is a part of the AFGC empower program. For more information visit www.afgcempower.org.au Disclaimer: This Activity received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program. The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.
Dian Grueneich | New Developments in Energy Efficiency Technology, Policy, and Investment
Energy efficiency in buildings has avoided construction of hundreds of powerplants, created millions of jobs, and saved billions in energy costs. It is widely considered a fundamental building block for addressing climate change. This seminar will review achievements to date, five challenges for the next level of energy efficiency, and new developments in the three key levers for building efficiency – technology, policy, and investment. Speaker Biography Dian Grueneich is a nationally and internationally recognized energy expert. Dian began her career in the late 1970’s at the California Energy Commission in the first Jerry Brown administration and help developed the first clean energy policies and programs. Dian served as a Commissioner on the California Public Utilities Commission from 2005-2010 and led its efforts on energy efficiency, demand response, transmission planning and permitting, and Western energy issues. Dian oversaw the successful permitting of three major new transmission lines to carry renewable energy and led development of California’s Long-Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan. In May 2014, Dian began an appointment with Stanford University. She works with Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, the Shultz-Stephenson Energy Policy Task Force and the Graduate School of Business, to spearhead an increased focus on energy policy issues, the evolving energy system, and the next level of energy efficiency. She oversees the Stanford Energy Internships in California/Colorado (SEIC) program, which places graduate and undergraduate students in California and Western energy agencies. Dian co-teaches two seminar courses at Stanford: “Energy Efficiency: The Intersection of Technology, Policy, and Investment” and “California and Western Energy Agencies and Policies”. She also assists Stanford’s new research initiative on the 21stcentury electric grid – Bits & Watts and the new Stanford Energy Club community on policy. Dian is a graduate of Stanford University (Human Biology) and holds a J.D. from Georgetown University.
EU Energy Efficiency Policy and the EU support to EE investments
Paul Hodson, Head of Unit Energy Efficiency, European Commission
Invest Ukraine - Open For U - Energy
Ukraine is open for investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewables
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Ameren Missouri HVAC Energy Efficiency Rebate Commercial
Save energy and money when you invest in a qualified high-efficiency HVAC system and earn an Ameren Missouri rebate.
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Investing in energy efficiency at Sussex Taps
George Katsanevakis, Managing Director, Sussex Taps, talks to Smart Money’s Jon Dee about how the company invests in business improvements that reduces operating costs and increases productivity. Rather than continuing to maintain its foundry’s existing cooling tower, the business investigated the available technologies and decided to install an air-cooled adiabatic cooling system. Katsanevakis explains, that whilst the initial capital outlay was higher the air-cooled system has delivered the best results with cooling-related energy costs down by 90% and production up by 7-10%. This video has been developed by the Sky News Business Smart Money program with assistance from Sustainability Victoria and New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage. It was broadcast on 8 June 2016.
How to Calculate the Payback Period for your Energy Efficiency Project
In this web-based course, you will learn how to calculate the payback period for your energy efficiency project. The payback period calculation will allow you to determine the cost-effectiveness of your project. Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy is an award-winning energy efficiency program that provides businesses with cash incentives to implement energy-efficient upgrades. Learn more about ActOnEnergy at http://www.ActOnEnergy.com/Business.
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Slurry Cooling - A good investment for better environment and energy efficiency
Slurry cooling is as good an investment as geothermal heat, providing cheap and efficient heating. While cooling lowers the evaporation of ammonia in the stable, and thus gives both better atmosphere and more welfare. The ammonia evaporates from the hot slurry. Does the slurry stay and is warm it will over time develop the bacteria that develop methane. A powerful greenhouse gas, we only want in the closed biogas plants, but certainly not in the open. When cooled the slurry to one degree reduces ammonia vapour by 7 percent. With slurry cooling farmers can reduce the evaporation of ammonia up to 30 percent over a full year. At the same time, CO2 emissions from the cool slurry lowered since the bacteria developing methane does not have good growing conditions. Finally, we must not forget that the hot slurry is pure energy, with vagaries in the stables and for the farmers house. The energy in hot slurry is recovered by heat pump to produce heating and hot water for other facilities like the stables or farmers house. The payback time in slurry cooling facilities is just 2-5 years. Presented slurry cooling installations are provided by Klimadan A/S and based on Thermia Mega ground source heat pump. www.klimadan.dk www.thermia.com
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Time to Invest in Energy Efficiency
Europe is a far way from reaching the energy reduction targets it set for 2020. Making little changes would have a huge impact not only on their carbon footprint but on our wallets as well: were Europeans to make the changes to reduce our energy use by the 2020 goal of 20 percent, we would save around 78 million euro per year. What's more, the technology around to help individuals, businesses and governments cut back their energy usage is already freely available. This clip introduces the methods used to cut back on energy use and save money.
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Energy Efficiency Workshop: Understanding Finance Models
Learn the four major types of energy efficiency financing, what you need to know to understand financing options, and education strategies for achieving better understanding of energy efficiency and financing options. Visit our website at http://greenleadersdc.com Connect with GreenLeaders DC: FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/greenleadersdc Twitter: https://twitter.com/greenleadersdc LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/greenleaders-dc?trk=top_nav_home YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvTK0xzVoiJfPzpG6rDMsZQ Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/1/105935346110277226775/about In this workshop, we discuss the growing energy efficiency finance marketplace. Despite the mounting evidence of the value of investing in energy efficiency, the vast majority of commercial and industrial buildings are still costly to operate. The primary reason is that upfront capital with compelling terms and conditions has not been available to fund these kinds of investments. In this workshop, we will discuss available financing vehicles and how innovative financial products will open up the market to widespread adoption over the next five years. Workshop leader Abigail Johnson, LEED AP O&M, is Founder and President of Abacus Property Solutions. Prior to forming Abacus, Abigail worked for over 12 years in the commercial real estate industry, originating and underwriting the acquisition, re-finance and construction of commercial projects. Her real estate expertise is complemented by her building science background including the provision of energy audits, LEED feasibility studies, and property condition assessments, as well as urban redevelopment projects while working in Rome, Italy. Abby has authored numerous articles on energy efficiency, smart metering and green building topics. She holds a Bachelor of Architectural History from the University of Virginia and a Master in International Economics and Management from L'Universita' SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy. Abby holds the LEED AP O & M designation that focuses on incorporating green building principles into existing buildings. Abacus Property Solutions works to increase the energy efficiency of existing buildings through innovative financing and engineering solutions. Abacus is a certified woman-owned business with offices in Virginia and California, and believes that one of the most important drivers for successful energy efficient projects is access to capital. Abacus vets and finances projects that typically result in increases in net cash flow of 5%-10+% in the short term, through reduced operating expenses, long term debt, and lower capex reserves. The Abacus value proposition is to identify, implement and finance energy saving measures without the overhead and long term contracts of many companies. In addition, Abacus delivers innovative ideas, exceptional client responsiveness and objectivity - without ties to proprietary products or services. PACE - Property Assessed Clean Energy: Abacus specializes in PACE financing, a new and innovative way to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in existing buildings. PACE is funded in most programs using private capital and repaid through a special assessment on the property tax roll. Typically, there is no upfront capital required to qualify, as 100% of the project costs are covered by the PACE financing. In addition to making buildings more sustainable and energy efficient, PACE is also is a great way to fund deferred capital expenditures. As an innovator in the field, Abacus has deep knowledge of the intricacies of the various PACE programs throughout the US. Services include: arranging financing, evaluating project and borrower eligibility, obtaining consent of first mortgage holders and assisting the PACE investment community in understanding the nuances of the various programs.
Views: 814 GreenLeaders DC
Energy Audits in Cyprus - Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings - GBPN overview
http://greengrowthenergy.eu Nicosia, Cyprus Energy Efficiency Consultants, Energy Audits, Energy Performance Certification Video: Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings : Challenges and Opportunities in Europe Copyright: Global Buildings Performance Network
Views: 72 Tamer Zaim
Investing in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges & Opportunities in the U.S.
Experts from the GBPN network provide analysis and recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency in U.S. buildings. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of primary energy consumption, more than the transport or industrial sectors. Tackling rising energy consumption in U.S. buildings will require a more coordinated and coherent approach to energy efficiency codes and regulation, one that is more focused on retrofits — where most potential gains lie. It is also crucial to develop new financing mechanisms that help institutional investors assess the risks associated with energy-efficient projects.
Views: 163 Anne-Claire Bellec
Energy Efficiency's Role in Business Investment PART 1 OF 2.wmv
(PART 1) An investment-oriented approach to energy efficiency improvements. Measure the rates of return for both accepting and for rejecting these investments.
Views: 201 energypathfinder
Business Energy Efficiency Rebates from DP&L
http://dpandl.com/bizrebates DP&L offers business customers rebates to help speed return on investment for energy efficient technologies. Rebates are available for efficient lighting, HVAC, motors, compressors and drives.
Views: 234 DPLToday
Energy Efficiency in India: Challenges and Initiatives
May 13, 2010 EETD Distinguished Lecture: Ajay Mathur is Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, and a member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change. As Director General of BEE, Dr. Mathur coordinates the national energy efficiency programme, including the standards and labeling programme for equipment and appliances; the energy conservation building code; the industrial energy efficiency programme, and the DSM programmes in the buildings, lighting, and municipal sectors. The Energy Conservation Act of 2001, and the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency in 2008 provide the framework for initiatives to overcome the challenges that limit energy efficiency investments in India. Over the past few years, initiatives have been introduced to promote: adoption of energy efficient consumer appliances through energy labelling; design of energy-efficient commercial buildings based on an Energy Conservation Building Code; energy conservation in buildings and municipalities through performance contracting by ESCOs; market transformation towards energy efficient appliances (such as CFLs) through demand side management programmes; and enhanced focus on energy efficiency investments in industry due to energy data reporting and bench marking practices. However, there continue to be energy efficiency opportunities that remain unexploited because challenges such as higher first costs, coupled with inadequate information on energy performance of appliances and equipment; financial, technical and transactions risks associated with the adoption of new energy efficient technologies; and split incentives, especially in the buildings sector. The unlocking of this potential is essential to meet national goals of access to energy for all, reduced vulnerability to shocks in energy imports; and better urban air quality. Additionally, as a co-benefit, these actions also further mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.
Views: 7560 Berkeley Lab
Why should America invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy?
The 13th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Efficiency EXPO + Forum was held on May 27, 2010. The EXPO brought together 50 businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, government agencies, and energy policy research organizations to showcase the status and near-term potential of the cross-section of renewable energy (biomass, geothermal, solar, water, wind), fuel cells, hydrogen, energy storage, smart-grid, and energy efficiency technologies (e.g., lighting, appliances, vehicles, buildings, combined heat and power). More information is available at www.eesi.org/052710_expo Produced by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute To learn more about energy efficiency and renewable energy, visit www.eesi.org
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Making energy efficiency investment more attractive
Dan Bentham from EDF Energy talks with Oliver Hurrey of 2 Degrees about the challenges and opportunities that EMR brings. https://www.edfenergy.com/large-business/customers/electricity-market-reform *Transcript* Dan Bentham So, the White Paper explains how these electricity market reforms are trying to balance the grid and avoid the need for emergency measures. What does this mean for businesses and their energy strategies? Oliver Hurrey So, traditionally, businesses have looked at energy in terms of how can they procure a certain volume of energy at the lowest price possible. EMR will mean that they will have to look at it in a very different way. They will have to look at how they procure energy at any point in time, how they can reduce the overall consumption of energy and how they can generate their own energy on site. So, this is a move from thinking just about price to thinking more about volume and demand. Dan Bentham What does that mean? What's the challenge there for Energy Managers? Oliver Hurrey So, the real challenge for Energy Managers there is to move away from the traditional reactive thinking where they've responded to the business needs, go out and buy a certain volume of energy at the lowest price possible. Going forward, they're going to have to turn that argument around and think more strategically. They're going to have to influence how a business uses energy, in terms of time of day, when it uses energy, how much energy it uses overall and whether there are opportunities there for generation on site. Dan Bentham OK. And how should Energy Managers build their response to EMR? Oliver Hurrey So, we see there are three clear strategies for building that response and those are set out within the White Paper. We see those as being optimise, reduce and generate energy. And by that we mean for optimise, it's about reducing demand on demand, how they can respond to external markets. The second one, reduce.It's about how they can reduce their long-term energy consumption,particularly during peak times. And the third one is round how they can generate their own energy on site. Dan Bentham And how can Energy Managers improve their chances of success? How do they get the investment they require? Oliver Hurrey So, that's always been a key challenge for Energy Managers. But we see there are seven clear tips to help them build that business case. The two most important tips are around looking at EMR as an opportunity for revenue generation and not just energy savings and have that conversation with Finance Directors. Excite them about revenue generation and get them to buy into that idea. The second one is around return on investment. In order to make most of EMR, you will have to invest in projects, either in energy-efficiency schemes or on-site generation schemes, and there will be a need to move away from the traditional thinking around return on investment for most businesses. Dan Bentham OK. Dan Bentham So, in summary, there seems to be a real mindset shift and strategic shift required from thinking about just price to volume and demand, from thinking about just ROI to thinking about income generation and fundamentally from thinking just reactively to thinking long-term strategically about your energy. If you go to edfenergy.com/EMR, you can find all the tips and advice you need to help you make that shift and get the investment you need.
Views: 391 EDF Energy
Overcoming obstacles to investing in Energy Efficiency
Hiten Sonpal, Head of Specialist Sectors, Lombard discusses the barriers to investing in renewables, what every company should do to become more efficient and how renewables really do help companies save money.
Views: 16 EEFinsights
Australia CEFC's approach to investing in small-scale energy efficiency & clean energy
This webinar provided an overview of the CEFC's innovative clean energy and energy efficiency aggregation program, and their work with local banks and intermediaries in Australia. CEFC’s aggregate financing solutions are designed to overcome difficulties in accessing upfront capital for smaller clean energy projects. Large and small businesses can find it challenging to implement small-scale energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, requiring a different financing approach. CEFC provided insights in to their successful aggregation finance models, covering how they work, the benefits to each of the parties involved, achievements to date, and some of the lessons learned along the way. Guest speakers from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) are: Richard Lovell, Debt Markets Lead and Executive Director – Corporate and Project Finance, CEFC Yolande Pepperall, Associate Director – Aggregation Partnerships, CEFC
Views: 101 Green Bank Network
Istanbul: secure and energy efficient housing
The EBRD together with Turkey, European Union and the Climate Investment Funds boost investment in energy efficiency improvements in Turkey’s housing sector and help residents reduce their energy bills and cut countries greenhouse gas emissions.
East Africa: promoting investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency
To encourage the transition towards a greener development pathway in East Africa, SUNREF has since 2011 been promoting the emergence of a low carbon economy by financing renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions in partnership with local banks. www.sunref.com ©AFD ©SUNREF
🎒 🇦🇲 Yerevan Energy Efficiency
147 Kindergartens in Yerevan – Armenia – will benefit from energy efficiency and resilience to earthquakes improvements by 2020, thanks to EU support. “The EU bank, together with its partners, is making a real difference for the people of Armenia. We encourage projects like this one that help to improve the environment and therefore also the quality of life. The 147 Yerevan kindergartens will show the way on energy efficiency and savings because the cheapest energy is the one we avoid generating”, declared EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák. Visit our website: http://www.eib.org Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanInvestmentBank Twitter: https://twitter.com/eib LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/european-investment-bank Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/europeaninvestmentbank/
Energy saving investments in Gurievsk, Russia -- NEFCO
The town of Gurievsk, close to Kaliningrad in Russia, has recently invested in energy efficiency measures. The town has upgraded the street lighting system by replacing obsolete street lamps with low-energy LED lights. Reducing electricity consumption also generates environmental benefits since the project will reduce sulphur and carbon emissions and remove environmentally hazardous mercury from the old lamps. The project in Gurievsk is financed jointly by the municipality and NEFCO's Facility for Energy Saving Credits. The Facility for Energy Savings has since its inception financed a wide range of municipal projects in Northwest Russia. Under the terms of the facility, NEFCO may finance up to 90 per cent of the investment costs of a municipal energy saving project. In 2009, the Russian parliament passed a new law requiring all Russian municipalities to draw up action plans to improve their energy efficiency. This means new business opportunities for NEFCO in Russia.
Views: 1856 NEFCOFinland
Busting the Myth that Replacing Windows is the Best Investment to Lower Energy Costs
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources busts the myth that replacing windows is the best investment to lower home energy costs. Residential energy efficiency expert, Lyn Huckabee, takes you through how homes really lose energy: through gaps in doors, walls, windows and attics, as well as conduction via exposed surfaces like walls. Learn how to get the biggest bang for your buck.
Views: 2570 MassEEA
Energy Union: investing in renewables, efficiency and a secure future
Will the new Energy Union increase efficiency and release Europe from reliance on high-carbon economies and dependency on Russia? Comment on: Google + http://tinyurl.com/orh99s6 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament Twitter https://twitter.com/Europarl_EN EuroparlTV video ID: 8d82b1d5-e83b-4e38-9e2a-a56800a24b5b
Views: 4063 European Parliament

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