California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies (CaFFEET)

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The California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies (CaFFEET) is an annual event established in 2011 by EDF and the Consulate General of France in San Francisco. Its aim is to promote technical and scientific collaborations on energy efficiency between France and California, two leaders in achieving low-CO2 economies.


  • CAFFEET 2015 - Innovative solutions to integrate renewable energy

    This 5th edition of CaFFEET, organized 2 months before the start of the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris, will address the key factors, the challenges and the opportunities related to the integration of an increasing share of renewable electricity sources in the energy mix. On the second day (September 30th), 3 sessions will be devoted to : how to improve the production of renewables, how to better integrate renewables (including storage), and how to better run and maintain the system (data analytics, augmented reality, drones).

  • CaFFEET 2014 - Smart Factory: a Necessary Step towards Manufacturing Companies Competitiveness

    The objective of CaFFEET 2014 is to provide the state of the art of research development, industrial case studies and start-ups products on smart factory with a specific focus on energy. It is foreseen to address questions like: How does smart manufacturing improve process operations? How does smart manufacturing impact local energy management? What will be the impact of smart manufacturing on utility’s business models?

  • Caffeet 2013 @ Stanford : How Can Big Data Boost Society’s Resilience?

    The California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies (CaFFEET) is an annual event established in 2011 by EDF and the Consulate General of France in San Francisco. Its aim is to promote technical and scientific collaborations on energy efficiency between France and California, two leaders in achieving low-CO2 economies.

  • CaFFEET 2012 - The Smart City: What is The Added Value?

    This two-day event established in 2011 by EDF and the Office of Science and Technology (section of San Francisco), will feature panel discussions and keynote talks from policy makers, government officials, and academic researchers on the challenges and opportunities that the Smart City of the future will face.

  • 2011 CaFFEET – How to Achieve Low-CO2 Industrial Plants - October 25th & 26th

    CaFFEET 2011 will bring together, on october 25th and 26th 2011 in San Francisco, industrialists and experts in the seven levers which can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in industry. They will confront opinions, present case studies and try to provide answers to key questions regarding the relevance of these levers. In particular energy efficiency lever will be benchmarked against the other ones. The concept of low-CO2plants will be illustrated, but also questioned.