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AJEEP: Moving Forward to Improve EE&C

24 February 2016

ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) co-organised the Post Meeting of the ASEAN-Japan Energy Efficiency Partnership (AJEEP) under the Senior Officials Meeting on Energy – Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (SOME-METI) Work Programme 2015-2016. It was hosted by the Institute of Renewable Promotion (IREP) under the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Lao PDR, held on 23-24 February 2016 in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

The meeting was attended by fifteen delegates from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as delegates from ECCJ and the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE).  The meeting’s  specific objectives were to review and discuss the accomplishments of AJEEP 2015-2016, and to recommend activities enhancement for AJEEP 2016-2017.

The main Agendas included in the Meeting were as follows:

  1. To share the basic direction and key points of AJEEP 2015-2016’s evaluation by ECCJ
  2. To present ASEAN Member States’ reports on the accomplishment of local AJEEP scheme 2 & 3 implementations, on evaluation and on their expectation for future AJEEP.
  3. To review the accomplishment of Energy Conservation Workshop under AJEEP; Energy Conservation Workshop under AJEEP (ECAP) 08 & 09 in 2015 by ACE.
  4. To gather recommendations and suggestions to improve AJEEP in moving forward.

AJEEP itself is an ongoing cooperation programme between Japan and ASEAN in the field of energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C) in ASEAN region. The programme has been introduced in 2012 to replace the 10-year period PROMEEC (Promotion on Energy Efficiency and Conservation) programme that supported EE&C in ASEAN Member States.(RJPS)