Revising GEF's GHG Methodology for Energy Efficiency Projects

Staff: Lazarus, M. ; Chandler, C.
Date: 2012-ongoing
Client/Funder: UNEP / Global Environment Facility

Research Area(s): Climate Mitigation Policy

Description: The Global Environment Facility Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel has commissioned SEI and the consultancy Synapse Energy Economics to revise GEF's methodology for calculating the greenhouse gas (GHG) benefits of its energy efficiency projects. SEI and Synapse are developing a spreadsheet model and accompanying documentation that will improve the robustness and consistency of GHG abatement estimates.