Training Courses on Energy Data

Energee-Watch

IEA – International Enegy Agency

The tenth IEA Energy Statistics Course opened on 12 October 2015, drawing 28 statisticians from 25 countries worldwide for a week of intense training in IEA tools and methods to develop and maintain complete and accurate national energy datasets. The October Energy Statistics Course is one of two held each year in Paris for free.

IEA Executive Director welcomed the 28 statisticians, noting the crucial role data plays in effective improvement of energy security and sustainability for the entire world. During the course, various members of the IEA Energy Data Centre described the tools and methodology that the IEA and – thanks in part to past Energy Statistics Courses – ever more statisticians around the world use to measure, compile, compare and disseminate data. Individual lessons addressed all major fuels, as well as energy efficiency indicators, national energy balances, prices, taxes, carbon emissions and more. Practical exercises reinforced the lectures, plus some of the attendees gave presentations on their countries’ specific data issues and solutions.

www.iea.org/training/applicationforms/applyforenergystatisticscourse/


EnerData

Enerdata offers a range of open course Energy Training Seminars in France (Paris or Grenoble), held in English or in French. They are dedicated to Energy Professionals from public and private organisations.

www.training.enerdata.net/uk/index.html


GHG Institute

The Institute offers rigorous e-learning courses which meet the needs of both individuals and organizations working on all aspects of climate change. Courses are self-paced, available 24-hours per day, and authored by leading experts in their fields. Lessons are designed for both beginners and experienced professionals and may be taken individually or as part of a diploma program.  Courses are interactive and include exercises and quizzes. If you pay the exam fee, you also may earn a Certificate of Proficiency.

http://ghginstitute.org/courses/


19 November, Turin: Promoting Sustainable Energy – Data quality to support local action

The metropolitan city of Turin will host on the 19th November an international event under the Covenant of Mayors and the European project DATA4ACTION. During this event, a number of institutions and researchers will bring to light a few examples of success stories of the support of local action to promote energy sustainability. Thousands of […]

First ENERGee-Watch Annual Meeting at the European Conference – Energy and GHG observation: supporting the transition towards sustainable energy regions

The first annual meeting of ENERGee-Watch will be held during the European Conference: “Energy and GHG observation: supporting the transition towards sustainable energy regions” in Lyon, next December 17 in occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Rhône-Alpes Energy and Greenhouse Gases Regional Observatory (OREGES).
The Conference will be an opportunity for the ENERGee-Watch Members to discuss about the future development of the Network.

Launch of GHG Protocol: Policy and Action Standard, Mitigation Goal Standard

. On 21st November, the World Resources Institute will launch in Washington two new Greenhouse Gas Protocol Standards aiming to inform government climate change strategies. These important new standards can help answer some of the most fundamental questions facing our planet going forward: Are countries on track to meet their climate commitments? How effective are […]

Summarising Peer Learning Activities

Several Regional Energy Agencies [ EnergiKontor Norr, IRE Liguria, Ente Vasco de la Energia y Ihobe and Rhônalpénergie-Environnement) and one Region [Hauts-de-France] have already successfully implemented observatories structures within existing organizations with strong links with public authorities.