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EU Joins the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC)

26 January 2010: At a ceremony held at International Energy Agency headquarters in Paris, France, the EU acceded to the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC).

The IPEEC was formed in June 2008, during a G8 Energy Ministerial meeting held in Aomori, Japan. Its role is to provide a high-level forum to facilitate advancements in energy efficiency, with initial projects focusing on improving efficiency of buildings, creating a summary of current national energy efficiency measures and improving methods of ensuring efficiency gains. [IEA Press Release]