EAS and ASEAN+3 JOINT WORKSHOP for EFFECTIVE EE&C Policy Guidelines
23rd-24th June 2010 The Energy Conservation Center, Japan
EAS and ASEAN + 3 Joint Workshop for Effective EE & C Policy Guidelines was held in June 23-24 in Tokyo. 29 people from *13 countries attended the workshop. This Workshop is funded and implemented by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan. The project is supported by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) in cooperation with the Jakarta-based ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE).
*13 countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
The workshop program consisted of 4 sessions.
Session 1: Purpose of this WS / Outcomes from Current Cooperative Schemes
Session 2: Legal Framework
In this session, Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam made presentations on the legal framework that is necessary to promote energy efficiency, e.g. reporting requirements, targets, action plans, obligations, standards, etc.
Session 3: Evaluation of Policy Effectiveness
In this session, Indonesia, Singapore and Philippines made presentations on the state of energy efficiency and the effectiveness of various policies.
Session 4: Energy Management and Training
In this session, India, Japan and Thailand mage presentations on their energy management and training frameworks.
After Session 2, 3 and 4, discussions were held about barriers, challenges, corrective steps, future steps, etc. each time.
Through this workshop, fruitful discussions were held and the participants could share the information regarding each country’s legal system and implementation status of the policies.
And on the 2nd day of the workshop, the participants were requested to review the summary of EE&C Goals and Action Plans of EAS Countries which was prepared based on the materials submitted at the 3rd EAS Energy Ministers Meeting on 29th July, 2009.
Actual Program (PDF)