The SEAD Policy Exchange Forum is a new, voluntary, informal government-to-government discussion forum where policymakers and their delegated representatives share and learn from one another about cutting-edge and cost-effective approaches to specific appliance energy efficiency challenges.
SEAD partnered with South African DOE to organize two international workshops, bringing together policymakers and S&L practitioners to discuss best practices for incentives programs and S&L monitoring, verification and enforcement (MV&E).
SEAD announced the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super energy-efficient electric motors. Because motors account for 40% of global electricity consumption, greater efficiency can provide significant opportunities for reducing energy consumption, carbon emissions and reliance on fossil fuels.
The SEAD Initiative, with support from CLASP, is working with Indian city governments and local partners to train municipalities on the use of SEAD’s Street Lighting Tool to identify energy efficient and cost-effective options for upgrading street lights.
The government in British Columbia (BC), Canada recently announced a new, first-of-its-kind procurement program – LED Street Lights Across BC – to support the purchase of energy efficient LED street lighting in the province. This program will help local governments and other public sector purchasers in BC reduce energy use and save money.
This collaboration will help energy regulators in ASEAN countries establish appliance energy efficiency standards for ACs.
Domestic and international experts gathered for a two-day workshop to address India’s rapidly growing electricity demand from air conditioners (ACs).
SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient lighting available today.
As the President’s plan notes, SEAD is helping accelerate the global adoption of standards and practices for appliances and equipment that could reduce annual electricity demand by the equivalent of 650 mid‐sized coal-fired power plants by 2030.
The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition for displays will recognize the most energy-efficient computer monitors on the market around the world as well as emerging technologies that have the potential to greatly reduce energy use in the future.