National Energy efficiency Programme 2008 Saudi Arabia 2008
|Name of policy||National Energy efficiency Programme 2008|
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|Policy description|| Overall target on EE: Increase Energy efficiency (electricity) by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.
The Program is a broad policy package covering a number of objectives: introduction of energy audits, energy efficiency labels, standards for appliances, a construction code, and technical management and training provision for a more efficient use of oil and gas.
"The programme implemented energy auditing in the industrial and commercial sectors among many other energy efficiency initiative in both industrial and residential facilities. Phase 2 of the NEEP was started in 2012 with a support from UNDP. The project focuses on four major outcomes with overall goal of capacity development for the new Saudi Energy Efficiency Centre: design of the first Energy Conservation Law and related action plans and regulations." (http://www.unep.org/transport/airquality/SaudiArabia.pdf)
|Date of decision||2008|
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|Source or references||http://www.sa.undp.org/content/dam/saudi_arabia/docs/Projects/80559pd.pdf|
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