Policy Brief – Upstream Consequences from Connected Devices

Connecting devices to the internet has profound implications for energy use, in three areas: Digitalisation, Wasted Energy and Upstream Consequences. This policy brief covers the third topic – Upstream Consequences. This policy brief is based on two EDNA reports: Total Energy Model for Connected Devices and Intelligent Efficiency for Data Centres & Wide Area Networks

Policy Brief – Wireless Charging Energy Use

This briefing summarises the key findings of the EDNA report Global Forecast of Energy Use for Wireless Charging, which estimates the additional global energy that would be consumed if wireless charging is adopted for a wide range of small consumer devices

Policy Brief – Energy Harvesting Technologies for IoT

This briefing summarises the key findings of the EDNA report Energy Harvesting Technologies for IoT Edge Devices, which explores the potential to deploy Energy Harvesting Technologies (EHTs) to convert energy from the surroundings into electricity, in order to power small internet of things (IoT) devices

Policy Brief – EMSA Overview 2019-2024

The 4E Electric Motor Systems Annex (EMSA) promotes the opportunities for energy efficiency in motor systems by disseminating best practice information worldwide. It supports the development of internationally aligned technical standards and

Policy Brief – Networked Audio Products

This briefing summarises the key findings of the EDNA report Network Connected Audio Products – Measurements and Analysis of Network Standby Consumption, which focuses on larger audio products that use WiFi to communicate. The report uses

Policy Brief – Energy Aware Devices

This briefing summarises the key findings of the report Energy Aware Devices – Study of Policy Opportunities, which outlines why and how network-connected devices can be cost-effectively harnessed to report their own, individual energy consumption

Policy Brief – Voluntary Agreements

Voluntary Agreements (VAs) are one type of policy measure used by governments to stimulate the development and uptake of energy efficiency appliances and equipment. This Policy Brief focuses mainly on VAs made between a government and industry actors, where industry has taken the initiative

4E EMSA Policy Guidelines for Motor Driven Units – Part 1 Summary

This document summarises the first part of an investigation into policy options for harmonising standards and regulations for Motor Driven Units (MDUs), focusing on pumps, fans and compressors. Part 1 describes existing standards and regulations for MDUs in economies that account for 85% of global motor system electricity use