News & Announcements

Articles and news features about SEAD and other global energy efficiency standards and labeling activities.


09 August 2016
SEAD Announces International Competition to Recognize the Most Efficient Industrial and Outdoor Lighting

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced its sixth international competition to recognize the world’s most energy efficient industrial and outdoor lighting products. 

11 February 2016
Mexico NOM they save more than 6 billion kWh per year

El informe de actividades de la Comisión Nacional para el Uso Eficiente de la Energía (Conuee), correspondiente a enero-septiembre de 2015, señala que el Laboratorio Lawrence de Berkeley (perteneciente al Departamento de Energía de Estados Unidos) entregó a la Conuee un informe sobre la evaluación del impacto, del año 2000 a la fecha, de tres Normas Oficiales Mexicanas (NOM) sobre refrigeradores, motores eléctricos y acondicionadores de aire.

15 January 2016
Connected Devices Alliance Workshop

With more than 300 government and industry groups, including the Consumer Technology Association, the United Kingdom and International Energy Agency (IEA) brought together the first Connected Device Alliance (CDA) workshop in the United States. 

06 January 2016
21st Century Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs Workshop

Innovation, technology, and energy efficiency – those were the main topics explored at the 21st Century Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs workshop. 

08 December 2015
10 Billion Bulbs

The word has accepted the Global Lighting Challenge -- a race to deploy 10 billion high efficiency, high quality, and affordable LED lighting products around the world as quickly as possible.