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How policies need to interact

To make energy efficiency happen, policy must support all market actors in overcoming their multiple barriers. This usually requires a package of policies and measures with different functions – Policies need to interact!

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Why policy is needed

Find out about saving potentials and co-benefits, and learn why policy is needed to assist the various actors in overcoming their specific barriers and to strengthen their incentives to harness energy efficiency.

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How to design and implement policies

Successful policy needs careful planning and design, schemes to ensure compliance, and monitoring and evaluation to learn what works and what can be improved.

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Background and Methodology

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How to rate and weight good practice policies

bigEE uses a multi-criteria analysis (MCA) to rate and select good practice policies. Criteria range from appropriateness of policy design, integration of innovative elements, availability of ex-post evaluation, to questions of effectiveness. Find out how this assessment scheme works and explore some case studies.

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The recommended package for appliances: What actors need and which policies advanced countries combine

Which policies and measures need to be combined to make super-efficient appliances the standard? The paper analyses relevant market actors and their barriers and incentives to invest in energy-efficiency. Then implementation strategies are identified resulting in appropriate policy packages. On the empirical side the paper validates the theoretical analysis with empirical proof on model examples of good practice policies.

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bigEE Brochures

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Brochure on energy efficiency policies for appliances

This brochure presents the main outcomes of the bigEE policy guide for appliances. Main topics are the recommended policy package, good practice examples and tips for policy design.

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bigEE conference and journal contributions

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Presentation on the New South African Standards and Labelling Programme

Presentation on the New South African Standards and Labelling Programme for Residential Appliances held on the 07-09th June in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IEPPECC 2016, Thomas Götz)

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South African Standards and Labelling Programme for Residential Appliances

The New South African Standards and Labelling Programme for Residential Appliances – A First-Hand Evaluation Case Study - Thomas Götz, Lena Tholen, Thomas Adisorn, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany

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Presentation of the EEDAL 2015 conference paper

Presentation of the EEDAL 2015 conference paper with the title "Appliance energy efficiency in South Africa. Policy gaps and recommendations to address actor-specific barriers"

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Harnessing appliance energy efficiency in South Africa: Policy gaps and recommendations to address actor-specific barriers

bigEE's conference paper of the EEDAL 2015 "Harnessing appliance energy efficiency in South Africa: Policy gaps and recommendations to address actor-specific barriers"

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What makes a good policy? Guidance for assessing and implementing energy efficiency policies

Which factors are crucial to successfully design and implement a ‘good practice’ policy to increase the energy efficiency of appliances? This paper presents a newly developed multi-criteria assessment scheme. The scheme rates and weights different implemented policies and defines what is a good practice. Conference: eceee 2013 Summer Study

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Poster of the eceee 2013 conference paper

Poster of the eceee 2013 conference paper with the title “What makes a good policy? Guidance for assessing and implementing energy efficiency policies”

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Halving worldwide energy demand for residential cold appliances through appropriate policy packages

The total worldwide energy consumption of refrigerators is on the increase. This study presents scenario calculations for 10 world regions and gives recommendations for policy makers how to change this market development and how to design and implement an appliance-specific policy package. Conference: eceee 2013 Summer Study

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Presentation of the eceee 2013 conference paper

Presentation of the eceee 2013 conference paper with the title “Halving worldwide energy demand for residential cold appliances through appropriate policy packages”

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Combining theoretical and empirical evidence: Policy packages to make energy efficiency in appliances happen

What are the best policies to stimulate energy efficiency in residential appliances? It is time to bridge the information gap and address the question in a new way- by combining theoretical evidence on what policy support is needed, and empirical evidence on the combination of policies which have worked. Conference: EEDAL 2011 – Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting Conference (EEDAL) 2011

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Presentation of the EEDAL 2011 conference paper

Presentation of the EEDAL 2011 conference paper with the title “Combining theoretical and empirical evidence: Policy packages to make energy efficiency in appliances happen”

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Do we know the way now? Using international comparison to confirm a policy package that can deliver energy savings from appliances

Explore and compare international good practice policy packages! In this paper model examples from the USA, China, Brazil and Japan have been collected and their design and impact is analysed. Conference: EEDAL 2013 – Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting Conference (EEDAL) 2013

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Presentaton of the EEDAL 2013 conference paper

Presentation of the EEDAL 2013 conference paper with the title “Do we know the way now? Using international comparison to confirm a policy package that can deliver energy savings from appliances”

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Bottom-up scenario calculations for 10 world regions reveal worldwide efficiency potentials of about 50 % for refrigeration and washing

Currently, about 1.4 billion domestic cold appliances and 840 million washing machines worldwide use about 740 TWh electricity, which is more than Germany’s total electricity consumption. The paper presents scenario caculations for 10 world regions. Conference: EEDAL 2013 – Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting Conference (EEDAL) 2013

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Energy Efficiency of Germany

The new issue of the Indian magazine „energyⁿ manager“ focuses on energy efficiency policy development around the world. Different country papers illustrate the situation in countries like Australia, Japan and the USA. Lena Tholen contributed an article about the German energy efficiency policies and the relevance of bigee.net

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Presentaton of the EEDAL 2013 conference paper

Presentation of the EEDAL 2013 conference paper with the title "Bottom-up scenario calculations for 10 world regions reveal worldwide efficiency potentials of about 50% for refrigeration and washing"

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Glossary

Specific terms and abbreviations from the building, policy and appliance guides are explained in the glossary. The document will be updated regularly.

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