Measurement and verification in the Italian white certificate scheme

Measurement and verification of energy savings is an important part of any energy efficiency obligation or support scheme. In the presentation I held at the World sustainable energy days conference in Wels I illustrated how M&V works for the Italian white certificate scheme. A comparison of the different energy saving assessment methods is available, together with the description of the verification process implemented by GSE, the managing body.

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White certificate at Germany G7 meeting

The presentation held at the Germany G7 meeting in Berlin about the Italian white certificate scheme. The ENSPOL project was also presented, as example of cooperation among countries and of a platform to allow an exchange of best practices, capable of supporting policy makers in creating new incentive schemes or improving the existing ones.

White certificates at IEPPEC conference in Berlin

During the IEPPEC conference in Berlin I presented a peer reviewed paper and held a presentation about the Italian white certificates scheme at a dedicated workshop. While the second presentation was aimed at giving a global view on the Italian energy efficiency obligation, the paper focus on the shift from deemed saving and civil sector projects to monitoring plans and industrial projects that took place in the last five years. That is: white certificates are not necessarily good only for simple energy efficiency measures in the building sector.

Here you can find both the presentations (paper and workshop) and the paper.

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White certificates in Italy: a brief summary

The presentation on the basics of the Italian white certificates scheme held from Dario Di Santo at the EFIEES meeting on the 6th of December in Milano. The illustrated topics are: WhC and the art. 7 of 2012/27/EU directive, Italian targets and mechanism rules, savings assessment, market results, market expectations.