Policy Brief – Digital technologies for motor systems
This Policy Brief shows the key findings of the EMSA report Classification of digitalisation technologies for electric motor driven systems.
Policy Brief – Electric Motor Systems Annex Overview 2019 – 2024
This Policy Brief gives an overview on the work of the 4E Electric Motor Systems Annex (EMSA)
Policy Brief – Blockchain Energy Consumption
This policy brief explains how blockchains work, their use for cryptocurrencies and resulting energy consumption
Policy Brief – Small Network Equipment
Provides policy considerations for improving the energy efficiency of small network equipment such as modems, routers, network extenders, etc.
Policy Brief – Digitalisation in electric motor driven systems
This Policy Brief summarises the key findings of a global survey on digitalisation in motor systems.
Policy Brief – Energy Applications within IoT and Digitalisation Strategies
Provides guiding principles to policy makers for the development of digitalisation strategies that incorporate demand flexibility and intelligent efficiency applications as key objectives.
Policy Brief – Roadmap for Consumer Devices to Participate in Demand Flexibility
This policy brief sets out a guide for the development of country roadmaps for consumer device demand flexibility.
Policy Brief – Policy Guidance for Energy Smart Digital Devices
Provides policy guidance for encouraging the development of consumer devices which are capable of ‘energy smart digital functionality’
Policy Brief – The Energy Efficiency Potential and Application Readiness of Wide Band Gap Technology
Power electronics condition and control the conversion and flow of electricity, using solid-state electrical devices to handle a wide
Policy Brief – The Wasted Energy of 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 second topic – Wasted Energy
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 – The Role of Connected Devices in the Digitalisation of the Energy System
Connecting devices to the internet has profound implications for energy use, in three areas: Digitalisation, Wasted Energy and
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 – Policy Guidelines for Pumps, Fans and Compressors
This Policy Brief is based on studies by the IEA 4E Technology Collaboration Programme (4E TCP) into energy efficiency policy measures for pumps, fans and compressors, and the
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 – Intelligent Efficiency: Smart Homes
This briefing summarises the key findings of the EDNA report Intelligent Efficiency – A Case Study of Barriers and Solutions – Smart Homes. Energy efficiency policy makers need to better understand
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