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Energy Efficiency Resources

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Research - Links to Standby & Energy Efficiency Resources

Alliance to Save Energy
The Alliance promotes energy efficiency to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Publications and meeting information on energy efficiency.
Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP)
CLASP was established to help standards and labels policymakers and practitioners foster socio-economic development, improve the environment, stimulate global trade, and alleviate poverty.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Electric Power Research Institute
The Electric Power Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit organization that conducts research, development and demonstration relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public.
European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy is Europe’s largest and oldest NGO dedicated to energy efficiency.
The Green Grid (was Climate Savers)
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative has combined with The Green Grid and its programs continue within that organization. The Green Grid is a nonprofit, industry consortium of end-users, policy-makers, technology providers, facility architects, and utility companies collaborating to improve the resource efficiency of data centers.
IEA 4E Electronic Devices & Networks Annex (EDNA)
EDNA focuses on the energy consumption of network connected devices, on the increased energy consumption that results from devices becoming network connected, and on system energy efficiency
EDNA also funds the Connected Devices Alliance (CDA)
Connected Devices Alliance (CDA)
IEA 4E Home page
Twelve countries from the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America share information and transfer experience in order to support good policy development in the field of energy efficient appliances and equipment.
IEA 4E Power Electronic Conversion Technology Annex (PECTA)
PECTA collects and analyzes information about new wide band gap (WBG) based power electronic devices, coordinates internationally acceptable approaches that promote WBG-based power electronics and develops greater understanding and action among governments and policy makers.
IEA 4E Solid State Lighting Annex
The SSL Annex maintains a set of voluntary, minimum performance requirements covering a range of LED products with quality attributes such as efficacy, color, flicker and other parameters.
IEA 4E Standby Power
The 4E Standby Annex was created with an overall goal to "monitor and report the extent of, and changes in, energy consumption by electrical appliances in low-power modes (standby power); and support the development of policies which seek to minimize excessive energy consumption by products in standby power modes."
International Energy Agency
An international action group dedicated to furthering International Standby Power initiatives and activities.
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
The NRDC is a US environmental action group with the expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

PSMA Energy Management Committee
Designed by the Power Supply Manufacturers Association to educate members on guidelines and regulations concerning the efficiency of power supplies, including resources for design solutions to enable conformance

The Energy Efficiency Database (EEDB)

The PSMA Energy Management Committee sponsors the Energy Efficiency Database, which covers energy efficiency regulations globally for power supplies and motor drives. This database presently tracks on a daily basis 56 agencies and 521 regulations. A significant number of regulations are presently under revision, or revision is complete to become active in 2021/2022.

Super Efficient Appliance Deployment (SEAD)
SEAD is a voluntary multinational collaboration with the objective to advance global market transformation for energy efficient products.
United for Efficiency
Encouraging countries to implement an integrated policy approach through energy-efficient products to bring about sustainable and cost-effective transformation