eceee 2011 Summer Study

Start/Stop Date:
06–11 Jun 2011
Belambra Presqu'ile de Giens
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Energy efficiency first: The foundation of a low-carbon society

Climate and energy security is top of the agenda of policymakers around the world. Energy efficiency has received attention like no time before, but yet many policymakers fail to appreciate its full importance.

Climate change is no longer a theory in dispute: it will affect all of us. The energy systems in place in our societies are not sustainable – from the supply system to the smallest end-use gadget. There is room for improvement throughout. But any road towards a low carbon society will fail unless we apply the simple message – energy efficiency first!

While improving energy efficiency addresses many of these energy-related challenges, it is not enough. We must reduce our overall energy demand. We must better understand how we use energy and how we can change the ways we use energy on a national, regional and global scale.

The 10th eceee Summer Study will provide policymakers, researchers, activists and professionals with evidence-based knowledge and the most recent insights in energy efficiency thinking and practices. Come and learn what works and who delivers.

The Summer Study offers an opportunity for participants to work together to develop a new way forward. The collective experience embodied in this major European energy forum is a valuable guide for all those who strive to help decision-makers stop talking about saving energy and start delivering sustainable savings.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to present your experience, revitalise your inspiration and build new networks.

Registration is open! Early bird discount until 31 January.

Go to the main web page for the event.