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IEA Releases 25 Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations

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5 December 2008: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations that were endorsed by G8 Heads of State.

The recommendations follow the IEA's projection that global primary energy demand could grow by 45% from 2006 to 2030, raising energy security and environmental sustainability concerns. The recommendations are organized under the following seven sectors: cross-sectoral; buildings; appliances and equipment; lighting; transport; industry; and energy utilities. [The Recommendations]