Energy end-use efficiency potentials and policies

Report for Germany and Japan

Published: 21/12/2017

Ecofys, a Navigant company, and the Institute of Applied Energy (IAE) of Japan have analysed energy efficiency potentials, barriers and policies in Germany and Japan. The report takes a detailed look at the sectors buildings, appliances, industry and transport. The experts also analysed the role of ICT, demand response, smart cities, behavioural aspects and the energy service market.

Comparing the findings of the German and Japanese country reports , the research team focused on similarities and differences in potentials as well as the regulatory frameworks. The final part of the report includes policy and business recommendations for both countries, highlights opportunities for mutual learning, and identifies areas for further research.

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