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OAEN 2675 - Energy Efficiency Policy

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

The Energy Efficiency Policy course will expose students to the full range of demand-side energy efficiency measures available to help policymakers scale up energy efficiency. Students will learn how to select, plan, implement and evaluate energy efficiency policies in the buildings, appliance, lighting, equipment, transport and industry sectors. During interactive classes, they will be asked to tailor existing energy efficiency policies and measures to different cultural, economic and regional contexts. They will also learn to monitor energy efficiency's contribution to national goals (climate, security, economic, social, etc.)


  • BRYAN PASQUIER, Sara (Programme Manager)
  • DULAC, John M. (Energy Analyst)

Pedagogical format

This course is 20% theoretical and 80% practical

Course validation

Students will be assessed based on one group assignment with oral presentation and paper (60%) and one individual project at the end of the course (40%).


Class attendance and active participation is very important. Every class will involve interactive exercises and a minimum of ten pages of mandatory reading

Required reading

  • 25 Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations
  • Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015 (Executive Summary & Part 1)
  • Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency (Chapter 1)
  • More Data, Less Data (Executive Summary)
  • Energy and Climate Change: World Energy Outlook Special Report (Chapter 3, A strategy to raise climate ambition)

Additional required reading

  • Tale of Renewed Cities: A policy guide on how to transform cities by improving energy efficiency in urban transport systems
  • Saving Electricity in a Hurry 2011
  • Energy Efficiency Indicators: Essentials for Policy Making
  • Policy Pathway on Small and Medium Enterprises (Executive Summary)
  • Policy Pathway on Energy Management Systems (Executive Summary)
  • Transition to Sustainable Buildings (Executive Summary)
  • Modernizing Building Energy Codes (Executive Summary)
  • Improving the Fuel Economy of Road Vehicles (Executive Summary)
  • CLASP's Standards and Labeling Handbook (Chapter 2)