Best Practices in Designing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes


International Energy Agency
1 June 2012

This report presents a variety of energy efficiency obligations schemes and their effects on energy providers and targeted outcomes. Based on 19 case studies from around the world, the report finds there are generally three types of energy efficiency obligations schemes based on how the quantitative energy savings target has been set. The report presents best practices for designing and implementing energy efficiency obligation schemes.