The fourth IPCC Working Group III Report “Mitigation of Climate Change” identified demand side management programs as a mechanism that may be effective in reducing emissions.
Task 18 investigated the potential contribution to mitigating GHG emissions that can be made by demand side management measures. Task 18 also examined the extent to which GHG emissions mitigation measures can provide benefits to electricity systems.
Participation in Task 18 enabled countries and organisations to:
Australia, France, India and Spain
Task duration: March 2008 – November 2010
Operating Agent David Crossley, Australia
Ian McNicol, Australia
Eric Vidalenc, France
Balawant Joshi, India
Miguel Ordiales Botija, Spain
Javier Argüeso Montero, Spain