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Guide for the Promotion of Energy Conservation Regulations in Economies in Transition No. 16 9789211010244

Guide for the Promotion of Energy Conservation Regulations in Economies in Transition No. 16

ISBN-10: 9211010241
ISBN-13: 9789211010244
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PUBLISHER: United Nations Publications
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Product Description: This paper comes from a project designed to assist central and eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries to enhance their energy efficiency and security, to ease the energy supply constraints of economic transition and to meet international environmental treaty obligations under the UN FCCC and the UN ECE. Reducing the energy efficiency 'gap' by half would save 600 million tones of oil equivalent in year 2010 of which 90 per cent would be fossil fuels. Central and Eastern European economies are half as efficient as those of market economies. This paper, which was produced jointly by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), aims to provide some suggestions for policy makers in the CIS for development of policies and regulatory frameworks for promotion of energy efficiency. The guidelines presented have been discussed and endorsed by the ECE Committee on Sustainable Development at its ninth session, 9-11 November 1999. The impetus for the guidelines was a recommendation made at a 1996 regional seminar on promotion of energy efficiency and institution building in Asian economies in transition conducted by ESCAP with participation by ECE.

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