Theme on Energy Efficiency part 4/5: Companies are not investing enough in energy efficiency in order to reap its benefits. This is the economic oddity of energy efficiency, says Brian Motherway, head of energy efficiency at International Energy Agency.
Energy efficiency improves energy security, lowers energy bills and reduces global warming emissions. The International Energy Agency (IEA) agrees that energy efficiency is the world’s “first fuel” in that it works to save all other fuels. Why more companies are not tapping into the potential is a concern, says Brian Motherway, the agency’s head of energy efficiency. ...
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Theme on Energy Efficiency part 1/5: The payback period for energy saving investments can be painfully long and the risk of no payback frighteningly big. There are ways to tear down both barriers
Theme on Energy Efficiency part 2/5: Norway has the world's highest proportion of EV owners and Denmark is electrifying ship propulsion. It is time to change the way electricity is billed for
Theme on Energy Efficiency part 3/5: Better engineering everywhere can cut industrial energy use in all applications
What it takes is the right information and the right prices. Energy efficiency part 5/5