Good practicesto stimulate consumer demand forenergy efficient appliancesfrom selected EU Member States
Danish Electricity Saving Trust special electricity savings chargeDKK 0.006/kWh payable by households and the public sectoraim of changing the markettarget: electricity savings of 150 GWh/yearworks with both the supply side and the demand side
Danish Electricity Saving Trust Energy Saving Label Indicates Denmark's top 20% most energy efficient products in any given product category.
Danish Electricity Saving Trust Main initiatives:Information on products by categories My E-Home: analyses one’s electricity consumption and gives savings advice Quick calculator: to check how much energy one can savePurchasing guidelines: for public sector organizations and commercial companies
Danish Electricity Saving Trust Detailed information is available on various product categories.
CEECAP Increasing expertise on implementing appliance labeling→training and information exchangeTraining program for national government officials and expertsTraining program for retailers and manufacturersDevelopment of national market introduction action plans for retailers and manufacturers
TOPTEN Information on the most efficient products available on the markets. simple to use very up-to-date credible networked to reach a critical mass stimulates competition: market pull effect
TOPTEN France Selecting a product category
RENOVE PLAN Household electrical appliance renewal programme inSpainSubsidy for the purchase of an equipment labelled with A or higher energy efficiency rates ONLY if the old, inefficient equipment has been removed for recyclingThe amount of the incentive varies by Autonomous Communities (min EUR 50 per appliance) 1.8 million electric appliances were replaced under the plan between 2006 and 2008
ELAR Campaign on energy labelling in the Czech RepublicPromoting energy labels as a positive marketing tool (not merely as a strict legal requirement) Working with manufacturers, retailers, energy utilities, consumer organizations, NGOs, mediaWidely covered by the media
Informative Electricity Bills(Norway) The bill shows how the customer's electricity consumption compares with the year beforeSpecifies where advice on energy saving can be obtained Tax deduction for high efficiency appliances (Italy) 20% tax deduction for the purchase of electrical appliances at least of A+ class from 2010 the sale of electrical appliances of energy class lower than A is forbidden
Standardised tools to support a wider distribution of energy related “greener” procurement procedures Guidelines for procurement: Legal framework Procurement methods and procedure Practical instuction Calculation tools Training modules
Savings Calculator for CFLsPartnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH)
Refrigerator Retirement Savings Calculatorof the U.S. Environmetal Protection Agency
Web Danish Electricity Saving Trust:http://www.savingtrust.dk/about-the-trustCEECAP: http://www.ceecap.org/TOPTEN: http://www.topten.info/RENOVE Plan: http://www.idae.es/index.php/mod.pags/mem.detalle/idpag.58/relcategoria.1161/relmenu.68/lang.ukELAR: www.managenergy.net/download/nr54.pdfGreenLabelsPurchase: http://www.greenlabelspurchase.net/Calculators: http://www.pathnet.org/sp.asp?id=19983http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=refrig.calculator
Thank you for your attention ContactTamas Kallaytkallay@rec.org