Policy - 27/October/2021

Europe experiments with efficiency incentives

With the intention of advancing energy efficiency as an energy resource, Pay-for-Performance programmes can positively affect the entire energy chain from the distributor to the final consumer. Most of them are found in the US but Europe is testing the waters 

To overcome internal differences, programmes must be tailored on a case-by-case basis

COMPLEX ISSUE Pay-for-performance programmes can be complex, making them difficult to establish and be effective

REGULATORY CASE The role of regulators is essential in setting up a country’s programme

KEY QUOTE Pay-for-performance programmes have the potential to become the great enablers of demand-side measures and infrastructure planning based on the “Efficiency First” principle ...

 

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