Eddie Bet Hazavdi


Eddie is an expert in energy efficiency and conservation, renewable energy, energy regulation and energy management policies and regulations in cities.

He was director of the Department of Energy Conservation and Smart Cities at the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure until December 2017. During his tenure, he was charged with implementing energy conservation and energy efficiency regulations for the government, in charge of reducing energy consumption in all sectors, implementing DSM projects and energy efficiency projects, introducing and promoting new energy-saving technologies, promoting educational programs on energy conservation and training courses. Eddie wrote the national energy efficiency plan to reduce electricity consumption by 20% by 2020.

Eddie is also a member of the Environment Committee of the Israel Standards Institute (since 1986) and head of the smart cities committee of the Israel Standards Institute. He is a member of the National Green Building Committee, the Electric PV forum and other organizations. He was head of auditors for the smart cities contest in Yinchuan China, organized by TMForum. In January 2018, he is CO of SigmaSmart consultants.

14:00 - 15:00 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ Sala Santander

Sáb 29 de Maio

The path for green and sustainable Smart Cities (ENG)

In this panel we will try to discover through Biology, Energy and Environmental tech how to stay on the right track.