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Panel 1. Energy efficiency – a strategic choice for Europe

Panel leaders: Bernard Laponche, Hans-Joachim Ziesing

Innovative approaches to finance energy efficiency projects in Russia
Petra Opitz, Deutsche Energie Agentur

Australia’s contribution on standby power
Lloyd Harrington, Energy Efficient Strategies
Shane Holt, Australian Greenhouse Office

Lessons learnt from Australia’s standards & labelling program
Shane Holt, Australian Greenhouse Office
Lloyd Harrington, Energy Efficient Strategies

Advanced metering, dynamic pricing and demand response proceeding in California
Arthur H. Rosenfeld, Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Implementing climate related measures: will the Kyoto mechanisms release the demand side potential?
Hans Nilsson, FourFact

Energy planning in Poland and Estonia against the background of their energy efficiency policies
Katrin Blechschmidt, Energiestiftung Schleswig-Holstein

EU-Russia energy dialogue and Russia’s energy strategy – the vital role of energy efficiency
Bernard Laponche, Théodore Filimon, and Bessarion Jghenti

Combining long term agreements with emissions trading: an overview of the current EU energy efficiency policies for the industrial sector and a proposal for a new industrial efficiency policy
Otto Starzer & Michael Sattler, E.V.A. – The Austrian Energy Agency
Paolo Bertoldi, European Commission,Directorate General JRC

Appliance & equipment efficiency standards in the U.S.: accomplishments, next steps and lessons learned
Steven Nadel, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

What’s wrong with energy efficiency? – A comparative analysis of the barriers to municipal investments in energy efficiency in Bulgaria, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Hungary
Silvia Lazarova, Central European University
Konstantin Dimitrov, University of Skopje

Energy efficiency – an integrated concept in an integrated Europe
Tudor Constantinescu, Energy Charter Secretariat
Rod Janssen, Energy Consultant

Stimulating greenhouse gas emissions reductions in Central and Eastern economies, through EcoLinks program
Violeta Kogalniceanu, The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe
Adam W. Hinge, Sustainable Energy Partnerships

Energy efficiency projects and greenhouse gas emissions in Ukrainian district heating systems
Mykola Raptsun, Volodymyr Deriy, Pavlo Shestopal, and Georgiy Vainshtein, Agency for Rational Energy Use and Ecology

Disseminating energy efficient technologies in emerging nations: the case for energy agencies in South Africa
Barbara Praetorius, DIW Berlin
Jan W. Bleyl, Energetic Solutions

Energy efficiency in UK energy policy: a step change towards a low carbon economy
Joanne Wade, Research Director, Association for the Conservation of Energy
Matthew Leach, Imperial College Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, Imperial College London

Energy efficiency policy instruments in Southeast European countries
Zdravko G. Genchev, Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect

Bringing energy efficiency to the liberalised markets
Stefan Thomas and Wolfgang Irrek, Wuppertal Institute for Climate Environment Energy
Randall Bowie, European Commission, DG Energy and Transport

Energy conservation policy in Ukraine
V. A. Zhovtyansky, State Committee of Ukraine for Energy Conservation
E. P. Kolesnikova, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

A handbook in evaluation of energy saving activities
Kirsten Dyhr-Mikkelsen and Preben Birr-Pedersen, SRC International A/S
Peter Bach, Danish Energy Authority

Greening the EU power market: Nordic perspectives on electricity disclosure
Francis X. Johnson and Mattias Nordström, Stockholm Environment Institute

A sustainable development obligation for Wales
Charlotte Gibson, Energy Saving Trust – Wales

The role of an advice infrastructure in the co-ordination and delivery of energy efficiency activity
Colin Timmins and Philip Ivey, The Energy Saving Trust

Implications of a deregulated electricity market on three major energy efficiency programs in Norway
Ingunn Ettestøl, Enova SF
Hans Otto Haaland, Norwegian Research Council
Hans Nilsson, University of Lund

Teaching and learning made easy: strengthening of the European Sustainable Energy Education Forum (ESEEF)
Laila K. Lindseth, Norwegian Energy Efficiency Inc.
Kåre Albrechtsen, The Danish Organisation for Renewable Energy

Let’s talk “energy efficiency + energy modesty”
Albrecht Kaupp, German Technical Cooperation, GTZ
Shashi Shekhar, Bureau of Energy Efficiency

International energy efficiency benchmarking for plants and installations – combining strategic energy management and enhanced energy efficiency
Dr. Joerg Meyer, Dr. Martin Kruska, and Andreas Trautmann, Energie + Umwelt, Technik + Management

Carbon rationing, equity and energy efficiency
Tina Fawcett, Bartlett School of Graduate Studies

A case for self-deception in energy policy
Harold Wilhite, University of Oslo
Jorgen S. Norgard, Technical University of Denmark

Restructuring, liberalisation and EU accession: are transition economies moving towards more sustainable electricity markets?
Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University
László Paizs, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Electricity labelling in the EU
Kevin Lane, Environmental Change Institute

Reducing UK residential carbon emissions by 60 %
Brenda Boardman, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

European best practices in energy efficiency programmes and in supportive policies aimed at increasing economic, social and environmental benefits of energy efficiency on the demand-side
Wolfgang Irrek and Stefan Thomas, Wuppertal Institute
for Climate, Environment, Energy
Lorenzo Pagliano and Gianluca Ruggieri, Politecnico di Milano
Carlos Lopes, Swedish Energy Agency