ECCJ participated in DSEE held in India on 19 Dec. 2016 as one of the speakers requested by the World Bank, knowledge hub of SEforALL
Entrusted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) promotes the SEforALL project focusing on the following themes. (1) Holding workshop in Japan (Theme: Energy conservation of buildings) (2) Participation in overseas workshops, conferences, etc. (3) Improvement of knowledge database This time, ECCJ participated in DSEE (An International Conference on Demand Side Energy Efficiency) convened in India as one of the speakers requested by the World Bank, which hosts the knowledge hub of SEforALL.
The conference was convened this time jointly by the World Bank and EESL (Energy Efficiency Service Ltd.) and supported by ADB, IEA, C2E2, BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency India). ECCJ, requested by the World Bank, participated in the discussion of the session 4, “Mainstreaming EE as an Energy Resource”-Global Experiences and Best Practices, jointly presided by the World Bank and EESL and made a presentation entitled “Energy conservation policies and related investment in Japan”. The main contents were as follows. 1) From FY2017, it is not permitted to build non-residential buildings which do not satisfy the energy efficiency building standards. 2) Hereafter, application of the energy efficiency building standards will be mandatory in the residential sector as well. As a result, it aims at achieving Japan’s national energy conservation target of 35% improvement as a whole from the level of 2013 in 2030.