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📢 Webinar on Measuring Progress on Energy Wellbeing in New Zealand

EEAP is excited to announce that the 10th webinar of its webinar series is scheduled for May 7, 2024, focusing on the crucial topic of ‘Measuring Progress on Energy Wellbeing in New Zealand’. In this webinar, you will get a guided tour of two important evaluations that measured the impact of New Zealand’s recent energy hardship programs; a home retrofit scheme targeting low-income households; and a community energy fund targeting Maori (indigenous) peoples.

Details:
📅 May 7, 2024
⏱ 12:30 PM (IST), 9:00 AM (CET), 7:00 PM (NZST)
⌛ Duration: 1 Hour
🔴 Zoom Registration: https://lnkd.in/d8ExyeE3

Our distinguished speakers will cover two important topics:

💡 ‘Evaluating the Maori and Public Housing Renewable Energy Fund: Interim findings from the first winter’ by Dr. Phoebe Taptiklis, Research Fellow, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand

💡 ‘Quantifying the impacts of energy efficient heating: The Warmer Kiwis Programme’, by Dr. Caroline Fyfe, Post-doctoral Researcher, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

We are anticipating an insightful discussion and would be honored by your presence at this webinar.


On January 31, 2024, the Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific (EEAP) organized an insightful webinar on the topic of “Evaluation of SDG7 Policies and Programs”. This engaging virtual event featured two keynote speakers: Michael Williamson, Section Chief, Energy Division in the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and Navin Kumar Jha, Assistant Professor, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Michael Williamson provided an overview of SDG7 roadmaps by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific member states and highlighted evaluation challenges for evaluating the impact of SDG7 roadmaps. Mr. Navin’s presentation focused on the pathway to clean cooking transition in Nepal, examining the policies governing household biodigesters in Nepal. The webinar served as an opportunity for sharing knowledge on SDG7 policies and programs and highlighting the importance and challenges of evaluating such initiatives.


On January 31, 2024, the Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific (EEAP) organized an insightful webinar on the topic of “Evaluation of SDG7 Policies and Programs”. This engaging virtual event featured two keynote speakers: Michael Williamson, Section Chief, Energy Division in the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and Navin Kumar Jha, Assistant Professor, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Michael Williamson provided an overview of SDG7 roadmaps by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific member states and highlighted evaluation challenges for evaluating the impact of SDG7 roadmaps. Mr. Navin’s presentation focused on the pathway to clean cooking transition in Nepal, examining the policies governing household biodigesters in Nepal. The webinar served as an opportunity for sharing knowledge on SDG7 policies and programs and highlighting the importance and challenges of evaluating such initiatives.

You can view the recording here.


Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific’s newsletters are back! You can now catch up on all the latest updates, insights, and valuable information from EEAP by downloading our Q3 2023 newsletter here: EEAP Newsletter 5.


On October 12, 2023, the Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific (EEAP) organized an insightful webinar on the topic of ‘Evaluation of Energy Policies and Programs in Chile‘. This engaging virtual event featured two esteemed speakers from the Energy Sustainability Agency of Chile. Raúl Riveros, a seasoned evaluator at AgenciaSE, provided a comprehensive overview of the evaluation of energy programs in Chile, shedding light on the agency’s impactful work in this field. Javier Rojas, the Project Manager for Sustainable Mobility and Green Hydrogen, contributed valuable insights garnered from the monitoring of electric vehicles within the Mi Taxi Eléctrico Program. The webinar served as an opportunity for sharing knowledge and best practices in the realm of energy evaluation, offering a unique opportunity to examine the effectiveness and impact of Chile’s energy initiatives.

You can view the recording here.


EEAP organized a webinar, ‘Evaluation of Energy Policies and Programs in India’ on August 28th, 2023. The webinar, titled featured presentations from three distinguished speakers hailing from India: Balawant Joshi, Managing Director of Idam Infrastructure Advisory Private Limited; Soumya Prasad Garnaik, Specialist & Communities of Practice Lead at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI); and Aditya Chunekar, Fellow at Prayas (Energy Group). The engaging discussions centered on the evaluation of India’s Renewable and Energy Efficiency Policies and Programs, providing valuable insights into the nation’s energy landscape. You can view the recording here.


EEAP held a webinar, ‘Evaluation of Energy Programs in Sri Lanka’ on October 28th. Our experts have shared insights on energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and the status and role of evaluation of these programs for addressing the energy access and energy poverty issues of the country effectively. You can view the recording here.


EEAP held a webinar, ‘Evaluation of Energy Programs in Nepal’ on September 27, 2022. You can view the recording here.


On September 13th, 2022, EEAP held a webinar, ‘Evaluation of Energy Programs in South Korea.’ You can view the recording here.


EEAP has developed a directory of Energy Evaluation courses available at colleges and universities in the Asia-Pacific region, which you can find here.


In June 2022, EEAP held a webinar, ‘Energy Evaluation in the Asia Pacific: Latest Updates’ with 15 countries reporting on the status of energy evaluation in their countries. You can view the summary here and the recording here.


Our EEAP Q3 Newsletter is out! Please click here to read more.



EEAP held a webinar in April 2021 ‘Energy Efficiency for Developing Countries: Pivoting the Focus from Savings to Increased Outputs’. The webinar summary and recording now available.


The EEAP Q2 2021 newsletter is available here. The Q1 2021 newsletter is available here and our 2020 newsletter is here.


The Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific leaflet is available to share with friends and colleagues. You can view it here


Why is energy evaluation in Asia Pacific key towards a sustainable environment? Ed Vine, affiliate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California presents the importance in energy evaluation, the complexities for the Asia Pacific region and how a collaborative Energy Efficiency Asia Pacific Community can make a difference. Link to the Ed Vine’s presentation.