APEC Energy Working Group Weekly Tentative Agenda 46th Meeting – November 18-21, 2013 Da Nang, Vietnam Monday 18.11.2013 8:30 – 9:00 Registration 8:00 – 9:00 30th Meeting of the EWG Expert Group and Task Force Chairs 9:00 – 10:30 6th Meeting of the Low Carbon Model Town Task Force 10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break 10:45 – [...]
event | Low Energy Building Network |
The judges have come back and announced the winners of the 2013 1st Annual ESCI Annual Best Practices Awards Competition. Judges selected the winning projects – top three in both Individual and Integrated categories – from the over 300 projects cataloged in the ESCI-KSP. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! If you would like [...]
Green bus brings Singapore a step closer towards creating a sustainable transport system.
This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The experiences of four new schools—Langston Hughes Elementary School, Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School (which was 50% new construction and 50% major renovation), L.B. Landry High School, and Lake Area High School—and one major renovation, Joseph A. Craig Elementary School—are described to help other school districts and design teams with their in-progress and future school building projects in hot-humid climates.
project | Low Energy Building Network | Thailand
Managing Organization The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NETEC) is national center established under the National Science Technology Development Agency (NSTDA). The main mission of NECTEC is to conduct research and development in electronic goods and computer technology, and testing equipment that is suspected to be the main source of power consumption. In the [...]
C.P. Tower Silom is the building managed by C.P. Land Co., Ltd., an affiliate of the C.P.Group (Charoen Pokphand Group). The Building was constructed and opened in 1989 with an objective to use it as leased office space for general lessees and with the proportion of lease space of more than 80 % being leased to affiliates of the C.P.Group. The Building attaches utmost importance to the conservation of energy with the announcement made by C.P. Group on the Energy Conservation in 2004 and with an established a target for every organization to reduce the energy cost as much as to 20 percent.
publication | ST-4.3 Electric and Hybrid-Electric Vehicles | United States
Large-scale introduction of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into the light-duty fleet would substantially reduce U.S. oil consumption. It could also deliver important environmental benefits—specifically reduced emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and other pollutants, but these benefits will vary with the source of the electricity used to charge the PEVs. A wealth of policies [...]
event | Low Carbon Model Towns | Thailand
Keynote Speech Dr. Fei-Yu Kuo, Acting Director General, Department of Urban and Housing Development, CEPD, Chinese Taipei Ms. Setsuko Saya, Head of Division, Regional Policies for Sustainable. Development, Governance and Regional Development, OECD ESCI-KSP Project Overview Dr. Eugenie Birch, Co-Director, Penn IUR. ESCI-KSP Overview Moderator: Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, Lead Shepherd APEC-EWG Smart Buildings Ms. Sirinthorn [...]
event | Low Carbon Model Towns | Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam
The Ministry of Energy Thailand will host the 45th APEC Energy Working Group 45th (EWG45) and Associated Meetings from 18 through 22 March 2013 at Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand.
publication | ST-1.4 Urban Rail Transit | Chinese Taipei
This slideshow gives an overview of the Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) High Speed Rail project, which links Taipei to Kaohsiung. Travel between the two cities at a distance of 345 km, would take 5-10 hours by car (without considering traffic congestion) and 5-8 hours by traditional rail, but with the HSR, travel time is reduced to 90 minutes.