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Panel 2. Policy implementation: learning from the past, improving the future

Panel leaders: Ian Brown & Hans-Paul Siderius

Implementing energy efficiency innovations: The strategic role of local utilities
Dr. Barbara Praetorius, Head of Division, Strategy & Energy Sector Policy, German Association of Local Utilities (VKU), Germany
Sebastian Bolay, Associate, Strategy & Energy Sector Policy Division, German Association of Local Utilities (VKU), Germany

Public interest in the private sphere: how far into the home can local policy-making reach?
Jenny Palm, Linköping University, Department of Technology and Social Change, Sweden

Danish energy efficiency policy: revisited and future improvements
Mikael Togeby and Kirsten Dyhr-Mikkelsen, Ea Energy Analyses, Denmark
Anders Larsen, Roskilde University, Department of Society and Globalisation, Denmark
Morten Juel Hansen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Peter Bach, Danish Energy Authority, Denmark

Current state of ESCO activities in Asia: ESCO industry development programs and future tasks in Asian countries
Chiharu Murakoshi and Hidetoshi Nakagami, Jyukankyo Research Institute, Japan

Local energy policy implementation, the Swedish experience
Farhad Derakhshan Rad and Lennart Thörnqvist, Lund University, Department of Energy Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Sweden

Energy efficiency policy in Vienna: analysis, evaluation and recommendations for the future
Silke Mader and Andrea Jamek, Austrian Energy Agency, Austria

Barriers to maximising compliance with energy efficiency policy
Mark Ellis, Mark Ellis and Associates, Australia
Ingrid Barnsley, International Energy Agency, France
Shane Holt, Equipment Energy Branch, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australia, Australia

Is public R&D in energy efficiency really effective? – a case in Japan and its implications
Osamu Kimura, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan

What can we learn from tradable green certificate markets for trading white certificates?
Reinhard Haas, Nanna N. Sagbauer, and Gustav Resch, Institute for Power Systems and Energy Economics, Energy Economics Group (EEG), Austria

EU Structural Funds: the key to realise the energy efficiency potential in New Member States?
Nicole van Beeck, SenterNovem, The Netherlands

EU – India Sustainable Energy Efficiency Initiative
Rainer Agster, Adelphi Research GmbH, Arvind Asthana, Bureau of Energy, Efficiency/GTZ-Indo-German Energy Programme, India
Mikael P. Henzler, Adelphi Research GmbH, Germany

Intertwining renewable energy and energy efficiency: from distinctive policies to combined strategies
Martin Pehnt and Angelika Paar, ifeu – Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg, Germany
Frank Merten, Wolfgang Irrek, and Dietmar Schüwer, Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie, Germany

Improving energy efficiency for low-income families
Dieter Seifried, Büro Ö-quadrat, Germany
Evelin Richter and Rainer Schüle, Energieagentur Regio Freiburg, Germany

Enabling Investments in Energy Efficiency: a study of residential energy efficiency financing programs in North America
Merrian Fuller, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Changes in applied policy measures on energy savings in EU-countries
P. G. M. Boonekamp, ECN – Policy Studies, The Netherlands

Energy company obligations to save energy in Italy, the UK and France: what have we learnt?
Nick Eyre, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, UK
Marcella Pavan, Autorità per l'energia elettrica e il gas (AEEG), Head of Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Italy
Luc Bodineau, Coordinateur CEE, Department Marchés et Services d'Efficacité Energétique, ADEME, France

A policy model for diffusion of electricity saving technologies
Sverre Inge Heimdal and Even Bjørnstad, Enova SF, Norway

Implementing Article 13 of the Energy Services Directive and defining the purpose of new metering infrastructures
Sarah Darby, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, United Kingdom

Evaluation of the economic and ecological effects of the French ‘bonus malus’
Gaël Callonnec and Isabelle Sannié, ADEME

Government as a change agent toward a sustainable economy
Stephan Fickl, Austrian Energy Agency, klima:aktiv Management, Austria
Alexander Schmidt, osb-international Consulting GmbH, Austria

Policy learning and innovation in National Energy Efficiency Plans
Dr. Ralf Schüle and Christof Arens, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, Environment, Germany
Daniel Becker, ECOFYS Germany GmbH, Germany
Orsolya Fülöp, Energia Klub, Hungary

Worldwide status of energy standards for buildings: a 2009 update
Kathryn Janda, Senior Researcher, Lower Carbon Futures, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Energy Labels and LED solutions change public lighting
Boudewijn Huenges Wajer and Theo Mackaay, SenterNovem, The Netherlands
Jan Ottens, Infra Engineering BV, The Netherlands

Green investment schemes: financing energy-efficiency in CEE and a model for post-2012 climate mitigation finance?
Maria Sharmina, Central European University, Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy Hungary
Andreas Tuerk , Joanneum Research, Austria
József Feiler, Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations, Hungary
Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Central European University, Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy Hungary