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Upping the Bottom Line: A Business Perspective, Lena Ek

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On December 14, 2009, the Alliance to Save Energy and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) held a side event at the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, entitled, …

On December 14, 2009, the Alliance to Save Energy and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) held a side event at the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, entitled, "Paradox to Paradigm: The Role of Energy Efficiency in Creating Low Carbon Economies."

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  • 1. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
  • 2. Upping the Bottom Line: A Business Perspective Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
  • 3. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament Final Energy Consumption by Sector in EU-27
  • 4. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament The World’s Energy Mix
  • 5. Solutions Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
  • 6. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
  • 7. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament Technologies that can reduce global CO2 emissions from energy consumption Reduction pathways - it is possible! 0 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 35000 40000 45000 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 Mt CO 2 Energy savings Fossil fuel switch Renewable energies Nuclear energy Carbon sequestration Emission of reduction case avoided emissions
  • 8. Towards an Eco-Efficient Economy
    • Focus on competitiveness.
    • Build leadership in frontier innovation.
    • Policy strategy focused on pro-growth.
    • Reduce red tape for research.
    • Create a sustainable, dynamic and efficient world economy.
    Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
  • 9. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
    • Energy Efficiency in Housing:
    • Buildnings account for up to 40% of energy use.
    • Energy Labeling:
    • Creates possibilities for informed consumer choice.
    • Energy Labeling for Tyres:
    • Up to 20-30% of fuel consumption.
    Newly Adopted EU Policy Areas
  • 10. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament
    • New thinking is needed for the distribution of electricity.
    • Smart homes – individual meetering of energy consumption.
    • Create possibilities for small producers through feed-in tariffs.
    Energy Efficiency in the Grid System
  • 11. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament Cities and Energy Efficiency Source: Mobility in Cities Database, EEA Energy consumption for passenger transport versus density
  • 12. Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament Efficency Creates Cost Saving Opportunities
    • The construction company JM has lowered its energy use with 35% - saves 1 300 tonne CO2.
    • Housing company Vasakronan has lowered its emissions with 90% or 35 000 tonne CO2 since 2006.
    • Coop Forum in Karlstad saved 1 800 MWh per year through energy efficiency.
  • 13. Energy Efficiency = Hugh Benefits for Business
    • Lower energy costs.
    • Brand management.
    • Lower emissions.
    • Diminished dependence on undependable governments.
    • Excellent strategy for competitiveness.
    • More jobs and higher growth in a world with a better climate.
    Lena Ek Member of the European Parliament