Energy Balance Colombia

First useful Energy Balance and Energy Efficiency Gap for Colombia

Planning Authority for Energy and Mines – UPME in Colombia. An institution of the Colombian Ministry of Energy. And CORPOEMA

Duration August 2018 – April 2019

Tasks of IREES

  • Co-leader of the project together with our local partner CORPOEMA

  • Design and develop an excel based tool for calculating the Useful Energy Balance

  • Support our local partner with technological perspectives as well as methodological inputs

  • Quantify energy losses and estimate an energy efficiency gap with necessary investments

  • Conduct and moderate workshops and interviews with different institutions in Colombia (ANDI, DANE, Energy Utilities, etc.)

  • Support the review on available and critically discuss the approach to results

  • Calculate together with our partner CORPOEMA the first useful energy balance for Colombia for the most important economic sectors (Transport, Industry, Residential, Tertiary)

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