4E Evaluation Guidebook now available for policymakers
4E is pleased to announce the publication of an Evaluation Guidebook intended to assist impact evaluations of equipment energy efficiency standards and labelling (EES&L) programmes. It explains the methodologies that are proven to deliver robust and credible evaluations within five key steps.
Policy guidelines for pumps, fans, compressors – in Chinese
The two reports Policy Guidelines for Motor Driven Units investigate policy options for harmonising standards and regulations for pumps, fans, compressors and are now available in Chinese. The first report (Part 1) describes existing standards and
Almost all variable speed drives on the market easily reach IE2
The IEA 4E EMSA organised an international round robin testing programme for converters in cooperation with IEC SC22G/WG, to support the revision of IEC 61800-9-2 with science-based evidence. The Report on Round Robin of Converter Losses
IEA 4E’s Solid State Lighting Annex Publishes Major Update Report on Smart Lighting Products
Today, the IEA 4E Solid State Lighting Annex is publishing a major report on Smart Lighting. This report focuses on the smart lighting features that impact energy consumption, and provides a comprehensive overview on various features,
Webinar – Interoperability: connecting the dots in a fragmented digital energy landscape
29 Nov 2022 14:00—15:00 Paris Time EDNA and the IEA’s Digital Demand-Driven Electricity Networks (3DEN) Initiative are co-organising this webinar on the topic of interoperability of household appliances and equipment. The webinar will draw on the
Updated LED product requirements on quality and performance for global use
Today, the IEA 4E SSL Annex published its new and updated “quality and performance requirements” for the most popular LED lamps and luminaires. These specifications, elaborated by experts in the Annex’s six member governments, are not tied
Key findings on digitalisation technologies for motor systems
In Europe, sensors and data-analytics for optimising motor driven systems can bring an additional 50-100 TWh electricity savings per year by 2030, together with additional benefits such as lower maintenance and production costs. These savings equal
Save 9% of Global Energy through Systems Policies
Systems are described as the next frontier for energy efficiency policy, offering the potential to unlock huge energy savings in equipment-based energy-using systems.
In this summary we highlight some of the key findings from 4E’s investigations over several years.
The Latest in EE Regulations for Motors, Refrigerators, TVs and Air conditioners
4E has published four new reports providing the latest news on regulations for Motors, Refrigerators, TVs and Air conditioners in 4E economies, including their current status and trends.
Electric motors: one key product on the way to net zero!
The IEA 4E Electric Motor Systems Annex gave an input presentation during the expert panel of the event ‘Super-Efficient Appliances Pave the Way to Net-Zero’, which took place in the framework of the 7th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency.
What is the focus of EMSA’s work until 2024?
An updated Policy Brief is now available with an overview of the 4E Electric Motor Systems Annex (EMSA) publications so far and the focus areas of EMSA’s work.
Digitalisation in motor systems: classification of technologies
Which digitalisation technologies are applied with motor systems? What are their positive and negative energy effects?
The new EMSA report Classification of digitalisation technologies for electric motor driven systems analyses a number of these technologies.
3rd PECTA Workshop with Experts
34 International experts discussed the progress of the 7 tasks of the Power Electronics Conversion Technology Annex PECTA in a successful online workshop! A key objective of PECTA is developing the knowledge and evidence base for promoting
2021 4E Annual Report released
The 4E TCP Executive Committee has published the 2021 Annual Report which is available for download here. The Annual Report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the TCP and its Annexes during 2021.
12 April 2022 – Webinar on Blockchain Applications: an Energy Perspective
The International Energy Agency Digital Demand-Driven Electricity Networks (3DEN) Initiative and IEA-4E/EDNA are pleased to invite you to the expert webinar: Blockchain applications: an energy perspective The webinar will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 12 April
EEMODS’22: detailed programme available
The 12th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems will take place on 3 – 5 May 2022 in Stuttgart, Germany. The detailed conference programme is now available under www.eemods22.org/conference/program. EMSA supports EEMODS as
EDNA Publishes Policy Brief on Blockchain Energy Consumption
EDNA has published a policy brief which summarises the key findings of a report titled Blockchain Energy Consumption – An Exploratory Study. The report was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and contains a detailed analysis of blockchain,
New publication on environmental aspects of Si and SiC semiconductors now available
Under the lead of Ecodesign company, together with TU Wien and AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, a conference paper on energy and environmental related life cycle assessment on silicon carbide vs silicon based semiconductors was presented
EDNA publishes policy brief for Small Network Equipment
EDNA has published a new policy brief, which provides policy makers with considerations for improving the energy efficiency of small network equipment, such as modems, routers, network extenders, etc. Download here.
Improving the Measurement of LED Lighting – Final Results World’s Largest Interlaboratory Comparison of Goniophotometers
20 December 2021, Stockholm. The IEA 4E Solid State Lighting Annex (SSL Annex) today published the final report from its 2017 Interlaboratory comparison. With 36 participating laboratories from 19 countries with a total of 42 goniophotometric instruments, this