6th MEDENER International Conference in Amman, Jordan on 4th October 2018
4 October 2018
The Royal Scientific Society / National Energy Research Center (RSS/NERC) hosted the 6th MEDENER International Conference in Amman, Jordan on 4th October 2018.
The meetMED Workshop was followed by the 6th MEDENER International Conference on Energy Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region at Holiday Inn Hotel Amman on 4th October 2018.
The event was organized by the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Conservation (MEDENER) in cooperation with the Jordanian National Energy Research Centre (NERC) as part of the activities of the meetMED (Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region) project, an EU-funded project developed by MEDENER and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE).
Representatives of the national energy agencies and departments, international organizations, investors, financial institutions and donors gathered to discuss the dichotomy between energy prices and energy efficiency policies and measures. After an in-depth analysis of the economic and political challenges related to energy prices and energy efficiency in the Euro-Mediterranean region, the conference focused on specific country studies on energy efficiency in households and in the transport sector on the one side, and to energy efficiency the industrial one, on the other side.
The 6th MEDENER International Conference provided a fruitful debate among energy experts from Mediterranean countries on major issues related to energy efficiency and prices, such as sustainable urban mobility and citizens' behavioral change, the link between fuel prices and the choice of technologies for industrial manufacturing, the concept of prosumers for the industrial sector and the possible solutions. The design of energy efficiency policies and their implementation was discussed also in contexts of limited open markets.
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