Sector Study on Environmental Services: Energy Efficiency Businesses

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Sector Study on Environmental Services: Energy Efficiency Businesses

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October 2017

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APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit





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This study is one of three sector studies on environmental services prepared in support of the APEC Environmental Services Action Plan. It aims to build and enhance the understanding of energy efficiency services among APEC economies, with a view to identifying key challenges. Understanding and addressing challenges and opportunities faced by energy efficient equipment manufacturers and service providers will empower APEC economies to rapidly employ energy efficiency and conservation strategies.

The report contains a detailed analysis of energy efficiency service providers - business models, market conditions and challenges facing the sector, including the interactions between the service providers and other energy efficiency stakeholders. It also describes technology trends in the energy efficiency market as well as the demand drivers and opportunities facing the energy efficiency services sector.