The World Energy Congress organised in Rome, Italy (11-15 November 2007) included a session on the role of International Standards, in collaboration with the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
It provided an overview of the key role that International Standards can play in supporting the development and promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
International Standards were recognised as part of the solution to today’s energy issues for the following reasons:
Paul Waide, from the International Energy Agency (IEA), presented a joint IEA-ISO Position Paper on the issue, which was used as background material for the 2007 G8 Meeting.
The ISO Secretary-General, Alan Bryden, and the IEC President, Renzo Tani, outlined the work their organisations are doing in order to promote the goal of a sustainable energy future in this interdependent world.Log in to post comments