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EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Companies across North America are invited to apply for the Energy Management Pilot Program

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation, with the support of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG), is spearheading an innovative pilot program to help North American companies reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The North American Energy Management Pilot Program includes energy management training and coaching to implement the ISO 50001 standard. Companies can find more information on the CEC Energy Program webpage. The application deadline is 8 January 2016.

New Energy Management Case Studies Showcase Savings for U.S., Canadian Facilities

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
New Energy Management Case Studies Showcase Savings for U.S., Canadian Facilities

Case studies feature ISO 50001 use and resulting energy cost savings with energy management

Two case studies published by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) highlight new energy management systems deployed by two North American industrial plants. These latest entries in the growing EMWG series explain how a Canadian plant, Chrysler Group LLC, and a U.S. plant, Cummins, Inc., deployed ISO 50001-compliant systems to manage energy more efficiently while boosting competitiveness.

Paper Highlights EMWG Efforts to Build Workforce Capacity for ISO 50001 Certification Audits

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Paper Highlights EMWG Efforts to Build Workforce Capacity for ISO 50001 Certification Audits

Paper presented at ACEEE 2015 Summer Study

A new paper prepared by the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) describes the EMWG’s efforts to build workforce capacity for ISO 50001 certification audits through a new certification program for ISO 50001 Lead Auditors. The program will help fill a gap in existing credentialing and training for ISO 50001 certification auditors.

Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

This paper describes the Energy Management Working Group’s efforts to build workforce capacity for ISO 50001 certification audits through a new certification program for ISO 50001 Lead Auditors.

Smart Grids & Smart Cities: A Practitioner's Approach

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Smart Grids & Smart Cities: A Practitioner's Approach

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Eric L'Helguen of Embix presented on smart grids' and energy management systems' role in smart cities, with a focus on "IssyGrid," an operational district-level smart grid in France.

The Value of Energy Management Systems and ISO 50001

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Value of Energy Management Systems and ISO 50001

Companies are finding that energy management systems (EnMSs) offer a cost-effective way to save energy and avoid carbon emissions. Organizations use the global ISO 50001 standard to implement a robust, effective energy management system to improve energy performance and reduce carbon emissions.

New GSEP Case Study Highlights Energy Savings at Canadian Mining Operation

Monday, December 15, 2014
New GSEP Case Study Highlights Energy Savings at Canadian Mining Operation

After becoming the first mine in North America to achieve certification to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001 energy management system standard, New Gold’s New Afton Mine in British Columbia, Canada, anticipates 9 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of annual energy savings in 2014.

GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

A new guide published by the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group will help organizations around the world assess the impacts of energy efficiency projects. The guide offers practical, step-by-step instructions on performing measurement and verification (M&V) for a project and helps quantify energy savings.

ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

Establishment of a consensus-based, internationally relevant certification scheme for ISO 50001 Auditors will result in greater consistency and higher value in the implementation of ISO 50001. This fact sheet describes a new activity by the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) that focuses on the need for knowledge and skills to effectively conduct audits of organizations seeking certification to ISO 50001.

GSEP Releases Guidance on Energy Performance Measurement and Verification

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
GSEP Releases Guidance on Energy Performance Measurement and Verification

The Global Superior Energy Performance Energy Management Working Group recently released a document that provides practical guidance on the measurement and verification (M&V) of energy performance data. The document covers all critical aspects of energy data M&V, including minimum reporting measures, formats, statistical methods, data quality levels, cost implications, and strategies for managing uncertainty.

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