The objective of this meeting is to discuss actionable solutions to address barriers and needs in the context of energy and material efficiency improvements in industry, as well as circular economy models. The event will showcase viable business models and opportunities for green economic diversification. Success factors and the roles of different stakeholders in the process of enhancing industrial energy efficiency as well as best practices and lessons learned are presented.
The meeting also presents the work conducted the by the TEC and the CTCN about the identification and promotion of policy and technology options for climate change mitigation through energy efficiency in the industry sector.
The meeting is organized in the context of the technical examination process started by the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC in 2014. In line with decision 13/CP.23, the focus of the meeting is on specific policy options and opportunities that are actionable in the short term.
Title: Regional technical expert meeting: Efficiency in industry
Date: 13 April 2018
Co-organizers: Technology Executive Committee (TEC), Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Venue: Room 2, African Climate Week, Nairobi, Kenya
You may read the programme below or download it here.
09:00 - 09:10 / OPENING REMARKS
Mr. Jukka Uosukainen, Director, CTCN
09:10 - 11:00 / SESSION I: Climate technology policies for enhancing efficiency in industry
This session describes the role that different stakeholders may play in the process of enhancing industrial energy and material efficiency. It also discusses the instruments that the different stakeholder can put in place to overcome barriers and support the transition of the industrial sector to low carbon solutions.
- The work of the Technical Executive Committee on industrial energy and material efficiency
Ms. Duduzile Nhlengethwa-Masina, UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee
- Role of domestic policymakers
Dr. Maged K. Mahmoud, Technical Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
- Role of the business sector
Mr. Thabo Molekoa, CEO, Regional Office for Sub-Sharan Africa, thyssenkrupp
- Role of international organizations
Mr. Zacharia Munga, Project Coordinator, UNIDO
Moderator: Ms. Stella Gama, Technology Executive Committee
Format: Short presentations and panel discussion followed by discussion among all participants
11:00 - 11:30 / BREAK
11:30 - 12:50 / SESSION II: Experiences on the ground
This session highlights industrial energy and material efficiency success stories in different regions. It explores their impact and challenges they have overcome. It also highlights how such success stories cover multiple social and environmental benefits, as well as ideas for their upscaling.
- CTCN experience on the ground
Federico Villatico Campbell, Climate Technology Manager, CTCN
- Conversion of metal waste into construction material in Angola
Mr. Luis Diogo, Director-General, Fabrimetal, Angola
- GHG emission reduction in the Cement Industry by using Waste Heat recovery combined with mineral carbon capture and Utilization - South Africa
Dr. Dhiraj Rama, Executive Director, Association of Cementitious Material Producers, South Africa
- Integrated production to optimize residue utilization and reduce business risks
Mr. Carlos Costa, Project Manager, DISIDE & Solmar, Industrial Fish Processor, Angola
- Development of energy efficiency projects in industries and services in Senegal
Prof. Issakha Youm, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur les Energies Renouvelables, Senegal
Moderator: Rajiv Garg, Network and Capacity Building Manager, CTCN
Format: Presentations followed by questions and answers with all participants
12:50 - 13:00 / CLOSING
Mr. Jukka Uosukainen, Director, CTCN