David E. Rodgers, DOE: Prioritization of Energy Efficiency


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David E. Rodgers, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

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  • David E. Rodgers, DOE: Prioritization of Energy Efficiency

    1. 1. Prioritization of Energy Efficiency Alliance to Save Energy International Policy Leaders Dialogue David Rodgers Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy September 25, 2008
    2. 2. The Role of Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Energy efficiency is the fastest, lowest risk, most economical way to address climate and security concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Energy efficiency means competitiveness for the U.S. economy </li></ul><ul><li>Market-ready today at attractive rates of return with enormous unexploited potential </li></ul><ul><li>Energy efficiency represents investments in energy not consumed, which mitigates risks associated with future price uncertainties. </li></ul><ul><li>Robust and evolving pipeline of efficiency technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinsey Global Institute identified energy saving sufficient to cut consumption growth in half using only existing technologies that offer at least a 10% IRR (MGI, Curbing Global Energy Demand Growth, May 2007) </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Efficiency: Carbon Abatement with a Positive Return on Investment
    4. 4. Energy Efficiency Has the Technical Potential to Level U.S. Energy Demand Growth Buildings Industry Transportation <ul><li>Super Boilers </li></ul><ul><li>Nano Mfg </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Steelmaking </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient Data Centers </li></ul><ul><li>CHP </li></ul>EIA (Pre-EISA) Business as Usual Projected Demand Growth <ul><li>Hybrids </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Diesels </li></ul><ul><li>PHEVs </li></ul><ul><li>Lightweight Materials </li></ul>Source: DOE Scenario Projections 2030 Tech. Potential Savings 18 Quads 2015 Tech. Potential Savings 3 Quads 2020 Tech. Potential Savings 8 Quads EISA EIA (Post-EISA) Business as Usual Projected Demand Growth <ul><li>Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Envelope </li></ul><ul><li>ZEBs </li></ul><ul><li>Appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Codes </li></ul><ul><li>CAFE </li></ul><ul><li>RFS </li></ul><ul><li>Appliance, Bldg, Industrial Motor EE </li></ul>2010 2020 2030
    5. 5. Yet Non-market Forces Impede Energy Efficiency Market Penetration <ul><li>Dislocated Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent Real Estate Valuation </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent use of Life cycle costing </li></ul><ul><li>Deficit of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Aggregation </li></ul><ul><li>Misperceptions by Consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Date Utility regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistant policies (e.g., Codes) </li></ul>
    6. 6. U.S. Department of Energy Strategic Priorities for Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Utility Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Model Building Codes </li></ul><ul><li>Appliance Standards, Advanced Lighting Advocacy, and ENERGY STAR </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Efficient Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a National Energy Efficiency Ethic </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Recent Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Energy 30% Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Buildings Initiative & Builders Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Save Energy Now </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Independence and Security Act Fuel Economy Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Disney and Ad Council Collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Energy Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) </li></ul>
    7. 7. Appliance Standards, Advanced Lighting Advocacy, and ENERGY STAR <ul><li>Modernizing ENERGY STAR </li></ul><ul><li>Update and expand the ENERGY STAR program to add new advanced </li></ul><ul><li>technologies to the ENERGY STAR portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>Added or Updated since 2006: Clothes washer Advanced water heaters (5 categories) </li></ul><ul><li> Dishwashers Solid State Lighting (7 categories) </li></ul><ul><li> Refrigerators Expanded CFL categories </li></ul><ul><li>Develop deployment plans for marketing advanced technologies to </li></ul><ul><li>consumers. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to market stakeholders, gather information about market conditions, </li></ul><ul><li>and develop strategies for building product availability and demand. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Energy Efficient Buildings <ul><li>Builders Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing Leadership in Homebuilding </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Buildings Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Public-private partnerships working to enable market-ready net-zero energy commercial buildings no later than 2025 in all climate zones </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Building Energy Alliances </li></ul><ul><li>EnergySmart Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>EnergySmart Schools </li></ul>55% of U.S. Natural Gas 72% of U.S. Electricity The combined residential and commercial buildings sector is the largest energy consumer in the U.S.
    9. 9. International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) <ul><li>In coordination with other leading countries, DOE is working to establish IPEEC - a high-level forum for discussion, consultation and information exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>IPEEC will advance global energy efficiency by facilitating actions that yield high energy efficiency gains </li></ul><ul><li>Countries will join on a voluntary basis and participate in specific annexes that reflect each country’s greatest interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building codes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial mechanisms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public procurement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic infrastructure and fleets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer/stakeholder education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement/verification protocols </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scope </li></ul><ul><li>Develop public-private partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate international trade of efficient products </li></ul><ul><li>Support participating countries’ efficiency efforts & exchange information on: </li></ul>
    10. 10. International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) <ul><li>Potential Annex Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Development, Transfer, and Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Performance and Evaluation Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>National Efficiency Policy Options </li></ul><ul><li>Test Procedures & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Public Sector Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Public Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Appliance Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Lighting </li></ul>Executive Committee = member countries Annex I Annex II Annex III
    11. 11. For More Information David Rodgers [email_address] http://www.eere.energy.gov/