Training Courses on Energy Data

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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/


BELGIUM – Local Energy Data Collection for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

26 October 2015 Webinar recording PDF presentation Speakers: Sylvie van den boeynants – INTERLEUVEN, Pascal Simusv & Hugues Nollevaux – Wallonia Region, Meynaerts Erika – VITO (PPT), moderated by ICLEI.  

PORTUGAL, 3rd Nov: Webinar on Local Energy Data Collection for GHG Emissions Inventories

. 3 November 2015 11:00-12:30 local time / 12:00-13:30 CEST. . Working language: Portuguese . This webinar will focus on energy data collection methods and practices in Portugal and will provide practical advice on energy data gathering and processing for the purpose of preparing emission inventories (BEI/MEI) as part of a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP). […]

Rhône-Alpes launches Regional Observatory of the Impacts of Climate Change

  Warming of the climate is ongoing, and the preparation work for the Regional Climate Air and Energy Scheme of Rhône-Alpes (SRCAE) highlighted its already observed effects and their likely intensification in the future: rising average temperatures, melting glaciers, changing rainfall patterns…

Using data to help Kent identify business opportunities and threats in the low carbon economy

Kent County Council is one of 9 partners participating in an Interreg IV A 2 Seas-funded project called Fusion which aims to grow the economy of the 2 Seas region through ‘eco-innovation’, without increasing the ecological footprint of the region. As part of the project Kent County Council will support the development of new sustainable business models in Kent and the expansion of the low carbon, environmental technologies sector through developing effective policies and strategies and targeted business support packages.