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7th Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention (SAEEC 2012)

This two-day convention will feature over 40 speakers and annually brings together stakeholders in the energy efficiency sector including equipment suppliers, consulting engineers, energy service companies, end-users of energy, utilities and researchers.


Emperors Palace, Gauteng


Erika Kruger on +27-(0)18-290-5130 or convention [at]

Open Data opens horizons for renewable energy

With more than 90,000 users pers month, is quickly establishing itself as a definitive reference source for reliable information on clean energy. Florian Bauer, REEEP’s Operations and IT Director has some specific ideas on how to keep the reegle platform at the cutting edge of clean energy, and these ideas cluster around a concept called Open Data. The term refers to a movement where institutions are making their existing data available via the web in a standardized, machine-readable format and - just as importantly – are opening it for cost-free re-use by third parties.

New 'Compendium of Best U.S. Practices' in RE and EE aims to drive deployment worldwide

Three leading energy efficiency and renewable energy organizations – the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP, an international body), the Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance) and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) – have jointly released their Compendium of Best Practices: Sharing Local and State Successes in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from the United States, in which state and local governments share the key elements of their programs, lessons learned and what made each program a success.

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