Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 38

17-September-2007

SUPPLY/DEMAND

IEAs Tanaka Says More Work Needed On Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency improvements among IEA member countries since 1990 have saved $170bn per year in fuel and electric power costs and reduced CO2 emissions by 14%, according to IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka. Announcing the publication of the book Energy Use In The New Millennium: Trends In IEA Countries on 10 September, he said: Improvements in energy efficiency have...