Tag: SEforALL

ESCO network launch

UNEP DTU Partnership hosts new network, unleashing the ESCO potential

Energy Service Companies deliver some of the best results on climate investments, but their potential is far from reached. A new network aims to change that.

June 18th, 2019

Schneider Electric becomes new Delivery Partner of Sustainable Energy for All

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) has signed a new Delivery Partnership with Schneider Electric, a leading digital energy management and automation company to support SEforALL on achieving universal energy access. The four-year partnership was signed at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, by Rachel Kyte, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for […]

March 13th, 2018

SEforALL reveals new initiative to address growing challenge of providing cooling solutions for all

As global temperatures reach record highs, Sustainable Energy for All has announced a new initiative to identify the challenges and opportunities of providing access to affordable, sustainable cooling solutions for all. The new Cooling for All initiative will focus on how we embed growing cooling demands that can reach everyone within a clean energy transition, and in turn, support faster […]

August 24th, 2017

SEforALL Forum in New York — April 3–5, 2017

A wide array of high-profile leaders from government, business, civil society and international organisations will be on hand at this year’s Sustainable Energy For All (SEforALL) Forum. Held in New York from 3-5 April 2017, the forum brings stakeholders together to accelerate progress on Sustainable Development Goal 7: ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. This […]

March 15th, 2017

Japanese hub organises a workshop on building codes

Building standards were the subject of a workshop organized by the Energy Conservation Centre of Japan (ECCJ) from 14-16 February in Tokyo, Japan. In its role as an Energy Efficiency Facilitating Hub for SEforALL , the ECCJ gathered representatives from nine ASEAN countries: Japan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao DR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The goal of the workshop […]

February 20th, 2017

Going Further, Faster; Focusing on implementation and impacts

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change provide a new international framework for action on energy by all countries.  With these agreements in place, the global focus is shifting to action and delivery on the commitments made by governments in 2015.  For many developing countries this is a formidable challenge, one that requires international […]

October 5th, 2016

Buildings get an energy efficiency boost from new regulations in Mexico City

Part of recent efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase sustainability in the Mexico City’s vast urban landscape, the municipal government recently integrated energy efficiency into the city’s latest construction regulations. Both new constructions and existing retrofits were addressed by the update, which was an initiative of Mexico City’s Ministry of the Environment (SEDEMA). The SE4All Building Efficiency Accelerator […]

September 1st, 2016

SE4All’s Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform holds seminar during EU Sustainable Energy Week

Increasingly, public officials and governments are showing interest in energy efficiency (EE) actions and have been turning to SE4All to find out how to fit EE into their sustainable energy plans and find private partners to help transform plans into reality. Last June, during the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, SE4All’s Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform organized a […]

July 15th, 2016

SE4All – Helping us all go further, faster

The Paris agreement, according to Rachel Kyte, CEO of SE4All, increases the stakes for Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7): Affordable and Clean Energy. ‘What Paris did to the SDG,’ she explained during a briefing at the United Nations headquarters in New York last March, ‘is make it even more urgent that we get going on an energy transition that […]

May 26th, 2016

World Bank and ADB provide loans for energy efficiency in India

In 2015, India pledged to reduce the energy intensity of its economy by 33 to 35 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The Indian government has also found that increased energy efficiency is critical to containing energy demand without jeopardising the country’s growth. Now India’s ambitious initiatives have won significant funding support from two major SE4All partners: the World Bank […]

May 26th, 2016