II Regional Symposium on Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

II Regional Symposium on Energy Efficiency


The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) and the Organization of American States (OAS), through its Department of Sustainable Development, will host the II Regional Energy Efficiency Symposium in Lima, Peru on November 14, 2012.

The Symposium sponsored by the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) aims to identify and discuss specific activities to promote energy efficiency at national and regional level in the Americas. The event will establish a Working Plan Regional Cooperation in Energy Efficiency containing specific actions identified by representatives of governments aimed at promoting greater energy efficiency in the Americas.

The Second Regional Symposium on Energy Efficiency forms part of the 2012 Peruvian Energy Efficiency Exposition, titled “Challenges and Opportunities”, and organized by the magazine Energy and Business, with collaborative support from GIZ and the Government of Canada.

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Location: Hotel: Sonesta San Isidro (Lima Peru)

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012




08:00 – 08:30


08:30 – 08:45

Opening Remarks
David Morris
OAS representative to Peru
Ambassador Rose M. Likins
Ambassador to the United States to Peru

Jorge Humberto Merino Tafur

Minister of Energy of Energy and Mines

08:45 – 10:45

Technical Cooperation on energy efficiency
ECPA Clearinghouse

Mark Lambrides
Chief of Division of Energy and Climate Change Mitigation
Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS)

Energy Efficiency Working Group
Eduardo Ramos Huerta
Outreach and Program Director
Comisión Nacional para el Uso Eficiente de la Energía (CONEE)

Appropriate National Mitigation Actions (NAMAS): a new approach to energy efficiency, international collaboration and funding
Odón De Buen
Energía Tecnología y Educación (ENTE)

Energy Efficiency in the Transportation Sector
Dr. Harald Diaz-Bone

Project TRANSfer

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

The european model for energy efficiency labeling
Michael Pollmann
Principal Advisor
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

10:45 – 11:00

Questions & Answers

11:00 – 11:15


11:15 – 12:30

Energy Efficiency in the Housing Sector

Mexican Program for Green Mortgages

María Estela García Heredia

Sustainable Housing Manager

Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores (Infonavit)

Standards for sustainable construction

Jeff Culp

General Manager


Iniciativa para la Transformación y Fortalecimiento del Mercado de Calentadores Solares de Agua

Edgar Marín

Coordinador de Proyecto

Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD)

12:30 – 12:45

Questions & Answers

12:45 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:15

ECPA Pillar on Energy Efficiency


Regional cooperation and ideas for multi-national project on energy efficiency
Paul Westbrook
Senior ECPA Fellow

Current Situation and new perspectives on energy efficiency
Patrick E. Meyer, Ph.D.
Energy Efficiency & Conservation Adviser
Office of Electricity & Energy Efficiency

15:15 – 15:30

Questions & Answers

15:30 – 16:30

Energy Efficiency Pillar Round Table

¿How to reinforce the current ECPA activities under this pillar?

  • Participants (government, private sector) will divide in three working groups in the following sectors:

Public, comercial and private buildings
Industries and Mines

16:30 – 17:30

Presentation of the working groups results


17:30 – 17:45

Round Table Conclusions

José Antonio Eslava Arnao

17:45 – 18:00


Luis Enrique Ortigas Cúneo

Energy Vice Minister

José Antonio Eslava Arnao
Energy Efficiency General Director
Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines

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Nov 14 2012


08:00 - 08:00
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