Digitalisation in motor systems: new insights
Which digital technologies are most used with motor driven systems? How much energy can be saved thanks to digital solutions in motor systems? What are the main advantages and disadvantages of using digital technologies? The IEA
4E EDNA and the Users TCP publish joint report on smart device ‘usability’
4E EDNA and the Users TCP have published a joint report which examines the extent to which ‘usability issues’ at set up and operation prevent smart devices from effectively delivering energy demand flexibility and intelligent efficiency.
IEC Academy Webinar on coordination and alignment of energy efficiency standards for pumps, fans, compressors
A new IEC Academy webinar is upcoming which will present the coordination and alignment of energy efficiency standards for improving and optimising the energy consumption of electric driven machine units – e.g. pump, fan, compressor and
EEMODS’2022: Call for papers extended until 11 October 2021
The 12th edition of the „International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems“ will be held in Stuttgart, Germany from 3 – 5 May 2022. Call for papers is extended until 11 October 2021. More
EDNA publishes new report on ‘idle coefficients’ for data centres and servers
EDNA has published a new report which develops and outlines the concept of an ‘idle metric’ for data centres and servers, which can be used by policy makers. The advantage of these metrics is that they do
4E and IEA publishes Achievements of Energy Efficiency Appliance and Equipment Standards and Labelling Programmes 2021
Appliance standards and labelling are highly effective policy programmes, already saving consumers billions of dollars and avoiding Giga tonnes of CO2 emissions, each year. The IEA with the 4E Technology Collaboration Programme, have published a new
More stringent minimum requirements for induction electric motors and variable speed drives in the EU in effect since 1 July 2021
The Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1781 of 1 October 2019 is in effect since 1 July 2021. More stringent minimum requirements for a wider scope of motors (0.12 kW – 1000 kW) including 8-pole motors are defined. Also, maximum
10th International Motors Workshop (Webinar): 16 September 2021
The European Copper Institute hosts its 10th International Motors workshop, covering policy and technology aspects. The event will take place as a webinar on 16 September 2021. Programme and registration
New version of the Motor Systems Tool includes loss models for motors, drives & transmissions
A new version of the Motor Systems Tool is now available online. The new features include: Stronger, robust run-time AMCA loss models for motors, drives & transmissions (ANSI/AMCA 207-17) Slip calculator Dynamic duty points Dynamic language
EDNA Publishes 3 New Policy Briefs
EDNA has published 3 new policy briefs on the topic of digitalisation: Policy Guidance for Energy Smart Digital Devices Provides policy guidance for encouraging the development of consumer devices which are capable of ‘energy smart digital
EDNA Launches 5 New Tasks
EDNA has launched 5 new tasks. These tasks cover a range of issues: Metrics for Data Centre Efficiency; Mobile Devices; Emerging Battery Technologies; Interoperability; Connection with Standardisation. Task descriptions can be found at the links above,
New IEA 4E SSL Annex Literature Review offers insights into complex area of LED lifetime testing
A new report by the IEA 4E Solid State Lighting Annex provides a look across the body of literature on lifetime definitions for LEDs and LED products. The reports looks at failure mechanisms, accelerated life tests
Motor Summit 2021 Switzerland: call for abstracts
The Motor Summit Switzerland is a well-established national conference that brings together experts, researchers, manufacturers, and representatives of industrial users, as well as government and educational institutions. It provides a platform for the direct exchange of
3rd PECTA Experts Workshop
The 3rd PECTA experts workshop (online) with more than 30 attendees took place on April 7, 2021.
2020 4E Annual Report released
The 2020 Annual report for the 4E TCP has been published and is available for download here. The Annual Report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the TCP and its Annexes during 2020.
EEMODS 2021: conference moved to 3-5 May 2022
With the Covid-19 emergency continuing to affect the world the 12th edition of the “International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems” is postponed to 3 – 5 May 2022. The conference will be held
Interactive Charts from Total Energy Model
The EDNA Total Energy Model of connected device energy use has been updated, including a set of interactive charts that can be used to predict the energy consumption of various scenarios.
Harnessing IoT for Energy Benefits
EDNA has published a report which examines the landscape of residential IoT products and the functions within those products that can be leveraged to yield energy benefits. The report can now be downloaded.
Retrofitting Connectivity for Energy Benefits
EDNA has published a report which examines the retrofit solutions that can make “dumb” household devices into “smart” devices which save energy. The report can be downloaded.
First PEET Analysis published
4E has recently published the first Product Energy Efficiency Trends (PEET) report to assist governments with their policy development processes designed to encourage innovation and improve access to energy efficient products. This ambitious project monitors the