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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.

Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Efficient District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Working Group hosted a Sustainable Urban Energy Systems Workshop on 25 February 2015 in cooperation with the International Energy Agency (IEA). The workshop explored how CHP and DHC can create a more sustainable, flexible, and integrated energy system.

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.

GSEP Energy Management Case Studies Document Energy and Cost Savings for U.S., Canadian Industrial Plants

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
GSEP Energy Management Case Studies Document Energy and Cost Savings for U.S., Canadian Industrial Plants

Companies uncover business benefits of energy management systems and strategies

New case studies from the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) highlight three North American industrial plants that recently deployed ISO-compliant energy management systems (EnMS) to manage their energy more efficiently while boosting competitiveness.

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.

GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Thursday, May 22, 2014
GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Pilot will help inform larger scale projects and cool surface policies in India

A new pilot project will use cool surfaces and other energy-efficient technologies in low-income housing in Jasdan, India, to help cool the homes and lower residents’ energy bills. The Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) Cool Roofs and Pavements Working Group is supporting the pilot project in collaboration with the local nonprofit Sustainable Urban Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Development (SUCCEED).

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

A national study of the potential impacts of cool roofs and surfaces in Mexico finds that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive “Cool Roofs Action Plan” developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico’s National Commission on Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) in 2012. 

World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Under the theme of “Act Together, Think Creative,” CEM5 focused on accelerating the transition to a global clean energy economy

On 12–13 May, energy leaders from the world’s largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Energy ministers and other high-level delegates highlighted progress made through the Ministerial’s collaborative initiatives and announced new and expanded actions that will enhance clean energy supply, improve energy efficiency, and expand clean energy access around the world. 

South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

Friday, February 28, 2014
South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

GSEP teams with SANEDI, Energy Department to support cool surfaces in South Africa

The South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) will advance the use of cool roofs to improve the thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and sustainability of buildings.
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