Identify regional challenges to achieve Latin America and the Caribbean's contribution in the mitigation of environmental impacts of energy, sharing experiences and best practices in energy efficiency.
• Disseminate lessons learned in implementing the institutional framework and the development of national energy efficiency programs in the region and beyond.
• Exchange experiences in energy efficiency activities in the hydrocarbons sector.
• Discuss mechanisms for the massive incorporation of efficient appliances and equipment.
• Share lessons learned from the implementation of energy management systems.
• Know the Financing opportunities for Energy Efficiency in the region.
• Highlight global efforts, applied measures and technologies for Efficient Transportation.
Officials of Ministries and Departments of Energy, Environment, Industry and trade personnel; specialists from international organizations, private companies, public entities with expertise in the subject; private sector representatives, investors, project developers; representatives of universities and institutions that offer technology and equipment.
Barceló Managua Hotel
Enitel Villa Fontana, 1500 mts South
Telephone: +505 2280 98 10
Fax: +505 2280 98 15
Tariff for the event: US$150, includes lunch, coffee breaks, social events and technical visits, certificate of attendance and technical material handed out on the day of the event. University students have a special tariff of US$50, with seats for maximum 50 students.
Platinum: US$ 20 000.00 a 25 000.00
Gold: US$ 15 000.00
Silver: US$ 10 000.00
Bronze: US$ 5 000.00
A space is provided for participating companies1 that wish to disseminate technical material of equipment and services.
Scope of sessions
Session 1: Energy Efficiency Sustainability
Mechanisms to provide sustainability to the efforts made by the Latin America and the Caribbean, on Energy Efficiency. National institutions' support is highlighted as an essencial factor to give continuity to the actions and consideration of the results obtained by energy efficiency programs.
Session 2: Funding Opportunities for efficient projects
Presentation and analysis of financing mechanisms kept with multilateral institutions and international cooperation as input for the implementation of energy efficiency programs, namely, the commitments with the United Nations Program Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL).
Session 3: Efficient appliances and equipment: UNEP Project
The project raises the need for improving energy efficiency as the fastest and cost effective mechanism to mitigate climate change. Appliances and equipment, such as lighting, air conditioning, refrigeration, electric engines, transformers and information technology, are key to reduce the overall energy demand. Efficient products are now available and offer better services at lower cost over its lifetime.
Session 4: Sustainable Cities: efficient building
Buildings designed and constructed with clear objectives to achieve efficient use of energy are the perfect complement to efficient equipment in order to reduce the energy needs of the country. Building regulations, labeling and certifications that have been proposed in the region and outside of it are the issues to be discussed during this seminar.
Session 5: Energy efficiency in the Hydrocarbons Subsector: efficient transportation
The opportunities for improving energy efficiency exist within the sector and among them are all processes related to the extraction and refining of hydrocarbons; sharing the experiences and developed programs are included in this session.
Transportation as the largest energy applicant and mostly related with the need for derivatives. It presents a major challenge in the region that should be discussed in depth to recommend ways to reduce energy requirements.
Session 6: Energy efficiency in Public Water system
In some cities in Latin America and the Caribbean drinking water systems rely on pumps to supply its users and they have a significant potential for energy savings.
Session 7: Energy Management Systems
The energy management, particularly with the introduction of the ISO 50001 standard is an important contribution to organize efforts within the private and public organizations, so it is necessary to analyze the steps for its implementation and monitoring. As well as, the results of the experiences that already exist in the region.
Roundtable: Challenges and Opportunities for Energy Efficiency
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