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24 November 2014 · IEA 4E

Smart Policies for Smart Appliances

Communique from IRHMA Smart Appliance Workshop

7 October 2014 · Electric Motor Systems

Policy Guidelines for Electric Motor Systems

EMSA published the Policy Guidelines for Electric Motor Systems on 7 October 2014 at the Motor Summit.

20 August 2014 · IEA 4E

4E 2013 Annual Report

4E 2013 Annual Report now available for download

28 July 2014 · IEA 4E

Updated report on Energy Standards & Labelling programs throughout the world in 2013 now available

A comprehensive, updated report on worldwide Energy Standards and Labelling programs commissioned by the Australian Governments Department of Industry, and prepared by Energy Efficient Strategies, Australia with assistance from Maia Consulting, Australia, has been released.  It can be downloaded here....

18 July 2014 · Electronic Devices & Networks

Smart Appliance Workshop

The IEA 4E Electronic Devices and Networks Annex ("EDNA") will hold a Smart Appliance Workshop in Korea on 4 November 2014.  The workshop will serve to introduce EDNA to the smart appliance industry and explore ways in which industry and governments can cooperate on energy-efficient smart appliances.  ...

7 July 2014 · IEA 4E

Network Standby book now available on IEA website

The publication "More Data, Less Energy: Making network standby more efficient in billions of connected devices" has been published on the IEA website and can be viewed via the following link. "More Data, Less Energy"

30 June 2014 · IEA 4E

Expert Presentations from Workshop on the Contribution of Electrical Appliances to the Efficient Buildings of 2020

At this facilitated workshop on June 4, 2014, a joint intiative of the ECODESIGN company GmbH on behalf of the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, together with the University of Applied Sciences of Burgenland, experiences and results from international and national studies on energy ...

5 June 2014 · IEA 4E

IEA to launch Network Standby book July 2, 2014

The launch of this publication will take place at 13:30 Paris time on 2 July, 2014 via webinar presented by the IEA Executive Director and the Director of Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology. Read the introduction here....

30 May 2014 · IEA 4E

4E helps IEA to track Clean Energy Progress

4E analysis of appliance trends has been used by the IEA in it's latest report: Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014 which examines progress in the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies.  This Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 (ETP 2014) excerpt tracks each technology and sector again...

26 May 2014 · Electric Motor Systems

EMSA Efficient Electric Motors Workshop, 5 June 2014, Sydney

EMSA invites industry representatives and energy efficiency consultants to participate in the Efficient Electric Motors Workshop.

14 May 2014 · Electronic Devices & Networks

EDNA Inaugural Meeting Held

The newly formed IEA 4E Electronic Devices and Networks Annex ("EDNA") held its first meeting on 14 May 2014 in Utrecht, Netherlands.  At the meeting the official member countries agreed: The Netherlands (Hans-Paul Siderius) was appointed Chair for calendar year 2014. Beletich Associates were appointed as ...

30 April 2014 · Standby Power

Load Down Edition 14

Load Down Edition 14 is now available. In this issue you will find informative articles covering: 4E broadens it horizons - Standby Power Annex ends, More Data, Less Energy: IEA/4E Publication, Policy Framework and Action plan for Networks; Policy Briefs: Secondary Functions and Networks; Power required for Functions Report, and Beyond 1 Watt: IEA/4E/ SEAD Workshop Paris 2013

30 April 2014 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Distribution transformers benchmarking report published

The international comparison of the energy performance of distribution transformers and associated MEPS levels is now available. This report shows key differences in the spread of product performance in Australia, Canada, India, the Republic of Korea, and the USA. It also examines and compares variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies.

9 April 2014 · Standby Power

Beyond Network Standby Report

The Annex today released a new report  Beyond Network Standby: A policy framework and action plan for low energy networks.   Prepared by Lloyd Harrington and Bruce Nordman, the report offers readers a framework for policy action to reduce energy consumption in digital networks. ...

4 April 2014 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Dishwashers benchmarking report published

The benchmarking report discussing the international comparison of the energy performance of dishwashers in nine countries/regions is now available. It examines variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies and shows key differences in product performance between countries over the 1996-2012 period.

3 April 2014 · IEA 4E

Bright Spark Issue 5 now available

The latest issue (March 2014) of the 4E newsletter "Bright Spark" is now available for viewing.

2 April 2014 · Electronic Devices & Networks

EDNA Annex Created

The International Energy Agency's 4E initiative has created its newest "annex" targetting the growing energy use from communications networks and networked equipment. The newly formed Electronic Devices and Networks Annex ("EDNA") will cover most types of electronic equipment and associated networks which serve ...

12 March 2014 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC 60034-30-1 (IE code) with IE4 definition now published

The IEC published the new standard IEC 60034-30-1 with efficiency classes of line operated AC motors on 6 March 2014.

13 February 2014 · IEA 4E

New publication on EU Market Surveillance Activities released

Market Surveillance of Energy Labelling & Ecodesign product requirements

20 January 2014 · IEA 4E

New IEA Building Envelope Technology Roadmap

Brussels Launch - 30th January 2014

14 January 2014 · Electric Motor Systems

SEAD motor award webinars

On 15 and 22 January two webinars will be held on the SEAD Electric Motor Awards Competition: https://cleanenergysolutions.org/training/sead-electric-motor-awards-competition.

1 January 2014 · IEA 4E

Conference on Products Policy - International Trends in Ecodesign and Energy Labelling

Brussels, EC Premises, Charlemagne Building - 20 & 21 February 2014

11 December 2013 · IEA 4E

4E Extended to 2019

This week the IEA CERT committee approved 4E's extension for a second term to 2019, endorsing the unanimous request from the 12 existing member countries.

10 December 2013 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC 60034-2-3 ed1.0 published

The new international standard IEC/TS 60034-2-3 ed1.0 for testing converter-fed motors was published on 28 November 2013.

4 December 2013 · IEA 4E

IEA "Energy Technology Initiatives 2013" publication now available

The IEA publication "Energy Technology Initiatives 2013 - Implementation Through Multilateral Co-operation" is available for download

19 November 2013 · Electric Motor Systems

SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition for Electric Motors

Manufacturers can nominate their most efficient electric motors for the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition until 31 January 2014.

26 September 2013 · Standby Power

Load Down Edition 13

Load Down Edition 13 is now available. In this issue you will find informative articles covering: Industry Associations’ Guiding principles for Networked Products, Outcomes from Network Standby Workshop in Toronto ...

19 June 2013 · IEA 4E

13th ExCo & Annex meetings dates announced

13th ExCo & Annex meetings to be held in The Netherlands, 12-16 May 2014

12 June 2013 · Electric Motor Systems

New measurement method for motor-drive systems

The Australian testing laboratory CalTest proposes a new measurement method for determination of efficiency of new technology motors and motor-drive systems using output/input measurements....

5 June 2013 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Updated refrigeration report published

The latest Annex benchmarking report which is an international comparison of the energy performance of refrigerator-freezers and freezers is now available. This is an update of an Annex report published in 2010. It examines variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies and shows key differences in product performance between countries over the 1996-2011 period.

16 May 2013 · IEA 4E

4E 2012 Annual Report now available

The 4E 2012 Annual Report is now available

29 April 2013 · Standby Power

New Reports From the Standby Power Annex

The Standby Power Annex has released two new reports:   Mapping Secondary Product Functions to Products and Operational Modes Ecova examined secondary functions by identifying, defining, and classifying the relevant functions across three broad categories of products. The project determined how frequen...

29 April 2013 · Standby Power

IEA/4E/SEAD Network Standby Workshop: Beyond 1-Watt – Registrations Close 21 August 2013

The IEA/4E/SEAD Network Standby Workshop: Beyond 1-Watt – Towards energy efficiency in the digital age is to be held at the IEA Headquarters, Paris: 16 September 2013 - 17 September 2013 The objective of the workshop is to help future-proof energy efficiency policy-making by providing insights into tr...

26 April 2013 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Policy briefs published for standby power, vending machines and retail display cabinets

Following the recent publication of the full benchmarking reports for vending machines, standby power and retail display cabinets, the key policy observations from these reports have now been distilled into these two page summaries.

11 April 2013 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Seven webinar recordings now online

The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex runs Webinars (online seminars) to present the results and key conclusions for each product analysed to a wider audience. To date, there have been seven product analyses presented in this format and recordings of all of these webinars can be viewed at any time on this website.

1 April 2013 · IEA 4E

CLASP launches new MV&E web resources

Recently launched MV&E web resources from CLASP provide quick and direct access to technical and policy studies, best practices information and economy-specific links and resources.

28 March 2013 · IEA 4E

12th ExCo & Annex Meetings dates announced

12th ExCo & Annex Meetings to be held in Washington DC, USA in November 2013

20 February 2013 · Mapping & Benchmarking

New results page allows simpler access to Annex reports

The Mapping and Benchmarking Annex now has over 100 reports available covering 12 different products. To help stakeholders find the reports they need, the annex results pages have been updated allowing simple access to all outputs for a product country or combination of both. Find out how to navigate the new results pages here.

8 February 2013 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Four Mapping and Benchmarking webinars announced for March 2013

The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is pleased to announce four new on-line seminars to present the outcomes of recent product analyses: standby power, washing machines, vending machines and retail display cabinets.

4 February 2013 · IEA 4E

Bright Spark Issue 4 now available

The latest issue of the 4E newsletter "Bright Spark" is now available for download.  

3 February 2013 · IEA 4E

IEA, SEAD and 4E Engage with Standards Organisations

29 government energy efficiency officials and experts from 12 economies met on 7-8 November 2012 in Tokyo to collaborate on initiative to deliver greater international comparability of energy efficiency polices for appliances and equipment.   As a result of the workshop, participants from the IEA-4E, SEAD a...

23 January 2013 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Systems Tool new version

The Motor Systems Tool has been recently updated to version 1.53.

6 January 2013 · IEA 4E

4E Data used in New EU Report

Latest EU Energy Efficiency Status Report for 2012 draws on information from 4E's M&B Annex amongst other sources

21 December 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

New domestic and commercial refrigeration reports published

The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is pleased to publish a range of new reports on refrigeration products. The final benchmarking reports comparing the international energy performance of vending machines and commercial retail display cabinets are now available along with the updated mapping reports for domestic refrigerated appliances in 9 countries.

24 October 2012 · IEA 4E

New 4E Policy Briefs from the Standby Annex

3 New Policy Briefs from the Standby Annex have just been released

23 October 2012 · IEA 4E

IEA 4E SSL Annex launches the 2013 Interlaboratory Comparison

The IEA 4E Solid State Lighting (SSL) Annex is now running the 2013 Interlaboratory Comparison of SSL product testing.

18 October 2012 · Electric Motor Systems

EEMODS'13

EEMODS'13 will be held from 28 to 30 October 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Abstracts are due until 17 December 2012.

2 October 2012 · Electric Motor Systems

MS'12 Testing Centres Workshop

The agenda for the Testing Centres Workshop at 4 December 2012 at the Motor Summit in Zurich is now available. Registration: www.motorsummit.ch, places are limited.

30 September 2012 · IEA 4E

New 4E Policy Briefs Now Available

6 new Policy Briefs from the Mapping & Benchmarking Annex released

25 September 2012 · IEA 4E

Austrian Workshop "Innovation Opportunities Through Energy Efficient Products" - Vienna, Austria, Oct 23-24, 2012

This workshop, held in conjunction with the Austrian Ministry of Technology, will present results of the work of the IEA 4E Annexes for Mapping & Benchmarking and Standby Power.

19 September 2012 · IEA 4E

Results of Laboratory Comparison Tests on LED Lights

Results of Laboratory Comparison Tests on LED Lights

30 August 2012 · IEA 4E

4E Research Overview of Technology-Forcing Standards for Energy Efficiency

4E Research Overview of Technology-Forcing Standards for Energy Efficiency

15 August 2012 · Electric Motor Systems

New website

The EMSA website has a new shape now.

13 August 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Standby Power Benchmarking report published

The analysis of a diverse number of datasets showing standby power performance from many products internationally is now available. The report focuses on 10 products or product categories; televisions, home audio, washing machines, microwave ovens, DVD and Blu-ray players/recorders, computer displays, notebook PCs, external power supplies, multifunction devices and set top boxes.

6 August 2012 · Standby Power

Load Down July Edition

The latest edition of the Load Down Newsletter is now availble on the Standby Power Annex Website. (Download here) Articles include:   Network Standby – Putting the pieces together Summarising the work of various international organisations and how these will come together to assist policy makers red...

17 July 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Lighting and laundry dryer webinar pilots successful

The first of a series of on-line seminars have now been completed with feedback from participants very positive. These webinars will be available as on-line recordings for others to watch later.

21 June 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Laundry Dryer Webinars announced

The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is running two webinars on an international comparison of the energy performance of residential laundry dryers (clothes dryers). Find out how to attend here.

2 May 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Notebook computers benchmarking report

The analysis of the performance of notebook PCs in the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Australia the USA and the EU is now available. The report includes an analysis of changing specifications, power demands and average energy consumption figures.

30 April 2012 · IEA 4E

4E 2011 Annual Report

The 4E Annual Report is now available for downlaod

27 April 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Washing machines benchmarking report published

The final analysis of the Comparative Performance of washing machines (clothes washers) in ten countries internationally is now available to download.

27 April 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Washing machines benchmarking report published

The final analysis of the Comparative Performance of washing machines (clothes washers) in ten countries internationally is now available to download.

20 April 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Commercial Refrigeration Mapping reports published

Mapping documents for vending machines and refrigerated retail display cabinets are now available and are the first outputs under the mapping and benchmarking annex analysing non-domestic products.

17 April 2012 · Mapping & Benchmarking

IEA 4E Benchmarking reports submitted to the Clean Energy Ministerial Meetings.

The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex has submitted in a number of reports for inclusion in the Clean Energy Ministerial Meetings in London during the week of 23 April 2012.

13 February 2012 · IEA 4E

Smart Grids Week 2012

Smart Grids Week 2012, Bregenz, Austria, May 21-25

7 January 2012 · Standby Power

Power Factor Studies

Power Factors Studies now available on Standby Annex website

13 December 2011 · IEA 4E

4E Researches New Projects

In October 2011 the 4E ExCo initiated two new research projects into the important areas of Standards Policy Development and Smart Metering.  These projects are conceived as preliminary explorations into the topic areas that may lead to the development of new Annexes or other avenues for pursuing more in-de...

9 November 2011 · IEA 4E

SSL Annex Launches Draft Performance Tiers for Comment

On 1 November 2011, the 4E SSL Annex publicly released the first version of its draft performance specifications for solid state lighting products.  Representing the work of 20 international lighting experts from nine countries, 4E is encouraging written comments from industry and other stakeholders so that...

8 November 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit 2012

The next Motor Summit will be held between 5 - 6 December 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland. Program and registration will be available early next year under www.motorsummit.ch.

30 September 2011 · IEA 4E

Bright Spark Issue 3 now available

The latest issue of the 4E newsletter "Bright Spark" is now available for download.

10 September 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Systems Tool

The Motor Systems Tool calculates the efficiency of complete motor systems.

2 September 2011 · IEA 4E

4E Policy Briefs now available

4E POLICY BRIEFS for the MAPPING & BENCHMARKING Annex have now been released.

29 August 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Policy Guide

EMSA has published the Motor Policy Guide - Part 1: Assessment of Existing Policies. The guide presents a survey of policy instruments for efficient motor systems in Australia, China, Europe and the USA, assessing relevant policy elements and giving recommendations for successful policy design. EMSA will work o...

28 July 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

Testing Centres Workshop

The EMSA Testing Centres group will meet on the morning of 12 September 2011 from 9.00 AM in Alexandria VA for a workshop (prior to the EEMODS conference). Download the agenda and register by writing an e-mail to: sarah.hatch@climatechange.gov.au....

28 July 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

EEMODS'11

The international conference on energy efficient electric motor systems EEMODS will be held from 12 to 14 September 2011 in Alexandria VA, near Washington DC. For program and registration go to www.eemods.org. EMSA will organise a workshop for testing centres and give a number of presentations....

23 May 2011 · IEA 4E

SWISS Open forum with 4E

On the 20th May 4E delegates met Swiss industry and government

29 April 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC Round Robin test results published

The IEC Round Robin test results have been published and will be integrated into the revised testing standard IEC 60034-2-1.

28 April 2011 · IEA 4E

Smart Grid Week, May 24-27 2011, Linz, Upper Austria - Program Available

English version of the program for the "Smart Grid Week Linz 2011" is now available

13 April 2011 · Standby Power

Lot 26 Draft Final Task 8 Report - Recommendations

The Lot 26 team has just published the Draft Final Task 8 Report covering the project team's policy recommendation to the European Commission.   The draft is available on the project website, www.ecostandby.org. If you would like to submit feedback contact@ecostandby.org by 13 May 2011. ...

13 April 2011 · Standby Power

Next 4E Standby Annex Meeting – Zurich, Switzerland - 17 May 2011

The fourth meeting of the 4E Standby Annex will be held in Zurich, Switzerland on the 17th of May 2011.

11 April 2011 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC 60034-2-3 CDV available

The Committee Draft for voting (CDV) of the standard IEC 60034-2-3 is now available.

29 March 2011 · IEA 4E

4E 2010 Annual Report released

New Annual Report details achievements by 4E during 2010

19 March 2011 · Standby Power

Lot 26 Consultation on Network Standby Report

On February 14 2011 a stakeholder meeting was held in Brussels to discuss the Draft Final Report for the EuP preparatory study on Networked standby DG ENER Lot 26(TREN/D3/91-2007-Lot26).     The minutes of the stakeholder meeting, are now available for download at: http://www.ecostandby.org/open_d...

27 February 2011 · Standby Power

Annex Welcomes New Members

The standby power annex is excited to start the new year by welcoming 3 new members.   Austria, Denmark and Sweden have joined the annex for 2011, adding valuable experience and expertise to the group.   The new memberships provide a wonderful start to a year that will be critical in determining the fu...

9 February 2011 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Residential Air Conditioners Benchmarking Published

Comparative Performance of air conditioners internationally demonstrates value of long-term performance standards

28 January 2011 · Standby Power

Lot 26 Draft Final Report Released

The Lot 26 team has published the Draft Final Report for the EuP preparatory study on Networked standby DG ENER Lot 26(TREN/D3/91-2007-Lot26). The drafts are available on the project website http://www.ecostandby.org.   All task reports have been reviewed following stakeholder input.   The modification...

28 January 2011 · Standby Power

January Edition of Load Down Out Now

The latest version of the international standby newsletter "Load Down" is now available for download on the 4E standby annex website

28 January 2011 · Standby Power

Now Available - APEC International Standby Conference Outcome Reports

The outcome reports from the 2010 APEC International Standby Power Conference, “Moving Towards 1 Watt and Beyond” are now availble to the public.   The following three reports can be downloaded at http://www.energyrating.gov.au/standby2010-apec-presentations.html   Conference Proceedings T...

24 November 2010 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit 2010 proceedings

The Motor Summit 2010 held in Zuirch Switzerland proved to be a successful event. Proceedings, presentations of the International and Swiss day and pictures are available available on www.motorsummit.ch. The presentations of the Workshop on New Motor Technology are available on this website. ...

20 October 2010 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Televisions Energy performance analysed

Benchmarking of Comparative Performance of Televisions Internationally now published

10 October 2010 · Standby Power

Standby Power Annex Meeting Rescheduled

The 3rd meeting of the 4E Standby Power Annex has been rescheduled. The meeting will now take place in Ottawa, Canada on Tuesday 2nd November 2010 not in Tokyo as previously planned.   The meeting has been moved to take place alongside the ExCo and Mapping and Benchmarking Annex meetings. Full details of th...

28 September 2010 · IEA 4E

Presentations from 'Saving More Energy Through Compliance' Conference now available.

Presentations from the 'Saving More Energy Through Compliance' Conference are now available for downloading from this site.  Over 100 Government officials, industry representatives and compliance experts came together in London from the 14-16 September 2010. They discussed opportunities to optimise and...

27 September 2010 · Standby Power

Standby Power and Low Energy Networks Report Released!

The 4E Standby Annex, in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, has released a scoping study called Standby Power and Low Energy Networks - issues and directions.   The study examines the issue of standby and networks, and documents key areas of existing knowledge wi...

14 September 2010 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Domestic Cold Appliances Benchmarking Published

Benchmarking of Comparative Performance of Cold Appliances Internationally Identifies Important Policy Issues

14 September 2010 · Mapping & Benchmarking

The outputs matrix is switched on

A simple-to-navigate matrix of outputs from the IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is now available

8 September 2010 · Standby Power

Load Down - August Edition Now Available

The latest version of the international standby newsletter "Load Down" is now available for download on the 4E standby annex website

8 September 2010 · Standby Power

Tokyo Conference Registration Now Open

The APEC/4E/APP “Alignment of National Standby Power Approaches – Moving Towards 1 Watt and Beyond” Conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 19 – 21 October 2010. Registrations are now open...

8 September 2010 · Standby Power

Next 4E Standby Annex Meeting – Tokyo Japan 22 October 2010

The third meeting of the 4E Standby Annex will be held in Tokyo, Japan on the 22 of October 2010. It will bring together Annex participants for discussions regarding future Annex work and activities to be undertaken...

2 September 2010 · Electric Motor Systems

Technical guide & training materials for efficient motor systems

A first snapshot of the calculation tool for motor systems, a technical guide on all the need-to-knows (technical standards, Ecodesign process, minimum energy performance standards, etc.) and an energy-efficiency oriented training material for skilled professionals: this is what Task B & E is working on. Fo...

18 August 2010 · IEA 4E

Bright Spark Issue 2 now available

The latest version of the 4E newsletter "Bright Spark" is now available for download from the 4E website.

28 July 2010 · IEA 4E

4E SSL Annex part of the Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment Initiative (SEAD) launched in Washington DC

4E's vice-chair Shane Holt at the launch of SEAD, Washington DC, July 2010. ...

5 July 2010 · IEA 4E

Canadian Exco Programme, November 2010

4E ExCo and related meetings to take place in Ottawa, Canada, from the 2-5th November 2010.

29 June 2010 · IEA 4E

New Annex launched to tackle quality concerns in Solid State Lighting

New Annex on Solid State Lighting to tackle quality concerns

17 June 2010 · IEA 4E

Release of new IEA publication: Energy Technology Initiatives - Implementation through Multilateral Cooperation

The new IEA publication details the achievements of the 42 active Implementing Agreements including 4E

11 June 2010 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC Standards on rotating electrical machines

A summary of IEC standards on rotating electrical machines is now available on the EMSA site.

21 April 2010 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit definite program

The definite program for the Motor Summit 2010 is now available on www.motorsummit.ch.

23 March 2010 · IEA 4E

2009 Annual Report now available

The 4E 2009 Annual Report contains a record of the activities and achievements undertaken by the 4E Implementing Agreement during 2009, the first full year of its operation.

18 March 2010 · IEA 4E

"Saving More Energy Through Compliance" 4E Conference, London, 14-16 September 2010

International Conference on Compliance in Energy Efficiency Progrogrammes for Electrical Equipment

3 March 2010 · Standby Power

International Standby Workshop - Austria, March 2010

The APP/IEA/SELINA International Standby Workshop was held on 2 March 2010 in Vienna. Presentations are now available. Workshop Recommendations are open for comment until 31 March 2010 to either Melissa Damnics or Carlos Patrao.

18 February 2010 · IEA 4E

4E Open Forum - Green ICT & Electronics

An Open Forum for discussion of topics related to energy efficient ITC and Electronics

8 February 2010 · Standby Power

4E Standby Annex Meeting - Austria, March 2010

The second 4E Standby Annex meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria on the 3rd of March 2010. The 4E meeting plan and registration form can be downloaded here (click).   It will bring together Annex participants for the second time, with discussions regarding Annex work and activities to be undertaken....

29 January 2010 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit 2010 - program and registration

Detailed program and registration are now available on www.motorsummit.ch

26 January 2010 · IEA 4E

Factors influencing the penetration of energy efficient electrical appliances into national markets in Europe

Commissioned by DEFRA and the UK Market Transformation Programme, this 2009 study identified the factors influencing the penetration of energy efficient electrical appliances into national markets in Europe.

25 January 2010 · IEA 4E

Dates for 5th and 6th ExCo Meetings

The 5th ExCo and related Annex meetings will be held in Vienna, Austria between the 1st-5th March 2010.

21 December 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit 2010 announced

The next Motor Summit will be held from 26 to 28 October 2010 in Zurich Switzerland. Details are on www.motorsummit.ch

21 October 2009 · Standby Power

Standby Power Annex Now Live!

The Standby Power Annex website is now up and running and work has started on each of the individual Standby Power Annex tasks, including preparations for the inaugural Standby Power Annex participant meeting to be held in Korea in November 2009.     This dedicated website, which provide...

21 October 2009 · Standby Power

Opening Message from the Annex Chair

A brief message from the chair of the IEA 4E Standby Annex

21 October 2009 · Standby Power

Inaugural 4E Standby Annex Meeting - Korea, November 2009

The inaugural 4E Standby Annex meeting will be held in Korea on the 2nd of November 2009.   It will bring together Annex participants for the first time, with discussions regarding the Annex work and budget to be undertaken.  Following this will be a series of workshops regarding each of the Annex task...

3 September 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

EMSA goes EEMODS 2009

EMSA has a packed agenda at EEMODS in Nantes France: from 14 to 17 September 2009:  Project meeting on 14 September 2009, Testing Centres Workshop on 17 September, 12 presentations at the EEMODS-Conference from 15-16 September 2009 (see table below):   Author (lead) Titel of paper (order...

28 August 2009 · IEA 4E

4E FAQ available now

Answers to many queries about the 4E Implementing Agreement

28 August 2009 · IEA 4E

4E and IPEEC

This document proposes an on-going relationship between 4E and IPEEC, working together to deliver energy efficiency.

28 August 2009 · IEA 4E

4E and CLASP combine to focus on compliance

Improved compliance with programs promoting energy efficient appliances is the focus of a new joint project between the IEA Implementing Agreement on Efficient Electrical End-Use Equipment (4E) and the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP) initiated in August 2009. The project will engag...

27 August 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

EMSA Testing Centres Workshop at EEMODS'09

17 September 2009, Nantes, France The first meeting of motor testing engineers is planned to take part in Nantes, France on 17 September 2009 (at the same location as EEMODS'09 from 15 - 17 September 2009, www.eemods09.fr). If you wish to attend this workshop, please contact Sarah Hatch by email (sarah.hatch@en...

26 August 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

US Motor Rebate Programs

USA Electric Power Utility Companies have a wide array of ongoing motor and motor systems rebate programs to prepare the market to move from the present mandatory level at EPAct (IE2) to Premium Efficiency (IE3) level by 2011. See CEE for list of utilities and details: http://www.cee1.org/files/2009MotorsPr...

3 August 2009 · Mapping & Benchmarking

First product definitions finalised

The first two products in the Mapping and Benchmarking Annex, Domestic Cold Appliances and Televisions, have now been defined. These definitions describe exactly what will be mapped in the Annex and the data that will be required to do it.

23 July 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

European Motor MEPS Published

MEPS for motors and pumps officially published

29 June 2009 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Mapping and Benchmarking Website Now Live

The Mapping and Benchmarking Annex which provides access to all the information regarding the Annex is now up and running.

27 June 2009 · Mapping & Benchmarking

Mapping and Benchmarking Framework

The Mapping and Benchmarking framework document which outlines the scope of the project is now approved and available.

28 May 2009 · IEA 4E

European report on labelling compliance cites 4E

A new survey of compliance with EU labelling directive identifies 4E as good example of international co-operation.

12 May 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

EMSA Newsletter in Chinese 中文版

The EMSA Newsletter Number 2 / 2009 was issued for the first time also in Chinese. You can read it under EMSA Newsletter.

27 April 2009 · IEA 4E

ExCo creates two new Annexes

At their meeting in Paris on the 27 April 2009, the 4E ExCo agreed to launch two new areas of work for energy efficienct electrical appliances focussing on Mapping & Benchmarking and Standby Power

14 April 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

Europe goes MEPS

European Ecodesign Regulatory Committee voted on 11 and 27 March 2009 to introduce mandatory standards by 2011 for motors and by 2013 circulator pumps.

6 April 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC Motor Guide Published

IEC has published on 3 April 2009 its "Guide for the selection and application of energy-efficient motors" as draft for review.

25 March 2009 · IEA 4E

4E 2008 Annual Report Available

The 2008 4E Annual Report is now available for download

12 March 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

EU Decision on Motor Standards

EU Member States showed their support for new rules to reduce the electricity consumption of industrial motors during the 11 March 2009 Ecodesign Regulatory Committee meeting.The Regulation will forbid the placing on the market of motors below IE2 efficiency by 2011 and will allow only IE3 motors for big motors ...

18 February 2009 · IEA 4E

4E goes Global!

4E Chairman, Hans-Paul Siderius, and Conrad Brunner, operating agent for the 4E Motor Systems Annex to speak on April 28 in Paris

13 February 2009 · IEA 4E

UK the tenth country to join 4E

4E welcomes the UK as the most recent country to join 4E and the leader of the proposed Mapping and Benchmarking Annex

29 January 2009 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor MEPS Guide published

The first edition of an Electric Motor MEPS Guide has been published to explain steps towards mandatory energy performance standards. If you have any comments mail to cub@cub.ch...

23 December 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

Motor Summit 2008

Motor Summit 24 - 26 November 2008 held in Zurich Switzerland

6 December 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

MS'08 Side Event held

On 24 November 2008 a Side Event of the Motor Summit'08 was held in Zurich Switzerland. The EMSA Task leaders informed a wider audience on their program starting in 2009.The minutes of the meeting are available here....

24 October 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

4E Leadership approves Motor Systems Annex

The IEA 4E Executive Committee has unanimously accepted the Motor Systems project plan 2009 - 2011

23 October 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

IEC Efficiency Classes Approved

New IEC Standard on Motor Efficiency Classes Published

20 October 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

New IEC Standards and Guides

Recent new IEC standards and guides on electric motors

3 October 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

Task Leaders Nominated

At the meeting in Zurich on 10 June 2008 the Tasks A to G were decided and the respective Task leaders nominated.

17 September 2008 · IEA 4E

Mark Ellis & Associates appointed 4E Operating Agent

On 26 August 2008, Mark Ellis & Associates (MEA) were appointed as the Operating Agent of 4E. Mark Ellis has had a formative role in establishing 4E during his time at the International Energy Agency, and has worked in the energy efficiency field for more than 25 years.

21 June 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

Ecodesign Directive for Energy-using Products

The European Ecodesign Directive for Energy-using Products (EuP) is proposing Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for electric motors.

13 June 2008 · IEA 4E

Motor Systems Annex Start-Up Meeting held in Switzerland

The 4E Motor Systems Annex held its start-up meeting on the 10th of June 2008 in Zurich, Switzerland. The main objectives of the 4E Motor Systems Annex are to promote harmonization of standards and to promote the use of high-efficiency electric motors in appliances. The participants from 8 countri...

11 June 2008 · Electric Motor Systems

Start up Workshop 10 June 2008 in Zurich

First 4E MS meeting in Zurich

9 May 2008 · IEA 4E

WTO Seminar on Trade and Climate in Copenhagen

More than 200 participants from all over the world participated in the one day WTO Seminar on Trade and Climate in Copenhagen May 9 2008. Participants were welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Per Stig Møller. Important issues regarding trade and environment issues were presented, amongst o...

28 April 2008 · IEA 4E

New IEA Implementing Agreement for a Co-operating Programme on Efficient Electrical End-Use Equipment (4E)

IEA member countries join forces in a new international agreement with focus on energy efficient electrical appliances. Energy efficiency is the most cost-effective short-term path to greater energy security and lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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