he innovation and power of business models helps in enlisting large number of utilities and governments to participate in energy saving projects. This helps in aggregation of demand. EESL then procures equipment or services in bulk enabling reduction in costs due to ensuing economies to scale. For instance, in the UJALA programme, the bulk cost of LEDs have reduced from Rs. 310 ($ 5) to Rs. 40 ($ 0. 65) as a result of procurement of 300 million LEDs over a 2 year period.
The Scorecard will assess performance, document best practices and recognize national leadership among state governments in energy efficiency initiatives. The Scorecard criteria includes state policies and programs that improve energy efficiency in our homes, businesses, industries, and transportation systems.
Understand the opportunities to apply sustainable procurement practices to assist in achieving energy efficient buildings and low-carbon cities through: • Integrated approaches to urban energy and procurement • Frameworks for public investment in existing buildings • Leveraging public procurement for innovation • Public Private Partnerships
The discussion will open with an introduction by Timothée Noel (TBC), from the European Commission (DG Energy) and hear in depth presentations from Luca Bertalot (European Mortgage Federation), Ursula Hartenberger & Zsolt Toth (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), Joop Hessels (ABN-AMRO) and Bodo Winkler (Berlin Hyp).
The CommONEnergy webinar will go through the 24 technologies installed and tested by the project in four demo cases across Europe, as well as the tools and strategies developed to support their implementation and assess the environmental and social impact, and finally present the related benefits, such as improving comfort, reducing costs and energy consumption.