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Mr Tanaka (Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA)) said at the Clean Energy Technologies Symposium on 2nd November 2010: “I am very pleased to be launching in Singapore today, the second of the IEA’s new ”Policy Pathway” series, Energy Performance Certification of Buildings. “Governments are missing a great opportunity to save energy in buildings. Energy efficiency can save energy and cut CO2 emissions at very little or no cost, but there remains a lot to be done if governments and industry are to capture these savings.
Post date: 18 Nov 2010
Type: News

This document is part of the IEA Policy Pathway publications, that provide details on how to implement specific recommendations drawn from the IEA’s 25 Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations. Based on direct experience, published research, expert workshops and best-practice country case studies, the series aims to provide guidance to all countries on the essential steps and milestones in implementing specific energy efficiency policies.
Post date: 16 Nov 2010
Type: Publication

Presenting ETP 2010 in Washington DC, IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka said “after sowing the seeds for such a revolution in our last edition in 2008 by demonstrating that greater reliance on low-carbon technologies can transform the way we produce and use energy, ETP 2010 now highlights the first ‘green shoots’ of what could become such a fundamental change.” But he emphasised that current developments are still fragmented and fragile, and the rate of progress is still far too low to prevent dangerous increases in global temperatures. Main messages:
Post date: 5 Jul 2010
Type: News

"It is particularly appropriate to present the two solar roadmaps in Valencia today, given that Spain has taken a leading role globally in promoting solar power and other forms of renewable energy," said Mr. Tanaka.
Post date: 18 May 2010
Type: News