Agenda and Presentations

Energy Efficiency Projects in CDM and JI

Vienna, 19-20 March 2007

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Day 1, March 19, 2007

Day 2, March 20, 2007

8:30- 9:30 Registration.
9:30- 10:10 Welcoming Remarks/Opening Session
Keynote presentations/statements:

Welcoming address

  • Mr. D. Piskounov, MD, PTC, UNIDO
  • H.E. John Malcom Macgregor, Ambassador Permanent Representative, UK
  • Dr. Mr. Karl Fiala, CTI
  • Dr. Gertraud Wollansky, BMLFUW

Keynote statement
Dr. Peter Jenkins, REEEP (pdf)

Introduction Of Agenda
Ms. Marina Ploutakhina, UNIDO/PTC/Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:30 Overview of the status of energy efficiency under the CDM and JIPanel Session 1: Overview of Carbon Markets


  • Key market characteristics (size, depth, liquidity, volatility, participants, other)
  • Market demand, market differentiation and CDM & JI price
  • Energy efficiency in the carbon market
  • Carbon markets trends

Panel Coordinator: Mr. Edwin Aalders, IETA

Panel Participants:

12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Panel Session 2: Status of Energy Efficiency under CDM and JI


  • Approved methodologies and challenges
  • Energy efficiency project pipeline
  • Lessons learned
  • Performance vs. potential
  • Calls for public inputs: comments and inputs on EE in CDM

Panel Coordinator: Marina Ploutakhina, UNIDO

Panel Participants:

15:30-16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:30 Panel Session 3: Lessons Learned and Barriers to Energy Efficiency in CDM /JI


  • Review of barriers
  • Systems approach
  • Baselines: data availability and other pitfalls in development
  • Tools for CDM/EE development

Panel Coordinator: Mr. Bob Williams, UNIDO/PTC/ Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

Panel Participants:

19:00 – 21:00 Cocktail Reception

All speakers and participants are invited to attend a cocktail reception, hosted by UK Trade and Investment
(VIC Restaurant, Mozart Room).

9:00 – 10:30 Panel Session 4: New Approaches to CDM / JI

  • Programmes of Activities: Advantages for energy efficiency?
  • Scope for aggregation under Type II SSC methodologies
  • Bundling
  • Methodology development for programmatic activities

Panel Coordinator: Dr. Patrick Matschoss , German Advisory Council on the Environment

Panel Participants:

10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:30 Panel Session 5: Methodologies for Electric Motor-Driven Systems

  • Potential greenhouse gas reductions from industrial electric motor systems in buildings & industry
  • Proposed methodologies
  • Key methodological challenges
  • Prospect under small-scale methodologies and PoA
  • CDM / JI program & project design

Panel Coordinator: Dr. Anne Arquit Niederberger, A+B International (Sustainable Energy Advisors)

Panel Participants:

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30 -15:00 Discussion Groups

  • Group 1: Programs of Activities & energy efficiency
    Facilitator: Dr. Patrick Matschoss , German Advisory Council on the Environment
  • Group 2: Energy efficiency methodology issues & tools. Facilitator: Mr. Sudhir Sharma, UNFCCC Secretariat
  • Group 3: CHP in CDM, Facilitator: Mr. Sytze Dijkstra, WADE
  • Group 4: Linking Montreal and Kyoto: chiller demonstration projects & CDM
    Facilitator: Mr. Stefan Kessler, Infras
  • Group 5: Linking the EE & CDM/JI expert communities: CDM EE Network
    Facilitator: Dr. Anne Arquit Niederberger, A+B International (Sustainable Energy Advisors)
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30 – 16:30 Reports from the Discussion Groups

10-minute summaries from each group

16:30 – 17:00 Break
What to look out for after 2012
17:00 – 18:00 Panel Session 6: Transforming Markets for Energy Efficiency

  • Scenarios of role of energy efficiency in realizing mitigation potential
  • Key ingredients to a market transformation strategy
  • Future prospects for EE in CDM / JI
  • Interplay of environmental markets & energy efficiency
  • Financing energy efficiency
  • Other
    Panel Coordinator: Mr. Paolo Bertoldi, EU-JRC Panel Participants

Panel Participants:

18:00 – 18:30 Concluding Session