Publications

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CDA Design & Policy Principles for Energy Efficient Connected Devices (version October 2016 including definitions)

Developed by the Connected Devices Alliance, these principles address the energy efficiency of network-connected devices. They include: Design Principles for designers, manufacturers and protocol authors; and Policy Principles for policy-makers.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency, Networking Equipment, The Network

Oct 2016

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Energy Aware Devices - Study of Policy Opportunities

“Energy aware” devices refers to a set of technologies that can self-report their own energy-consumption. This report presents information and analysis of policy and program opportunities to encourage energy aware devices.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Oct 2016

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Smart Lighting – New Features Impacting Energy Consumption - First Status Report

This report of the IEA-4E Solid State Lighting Annex focuses on residential smart lighting, with identification and measurement of energy consumption (such as standby power) associated with the new features incorporated into these products.

Individual Edge Devices

Oct 2016

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European Preparatory Study of Smart Appliances

Link to documents published as part of the EU prep study on smart appliances, in the framework of Ecodesign. Analysis of all technical, economic, environmental, market and societal aspects that are relevant for a broad introduction of smart appliances.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Sep 2016

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2015 Annual Report - Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes

This third annual report provides a summary of developments for the previous calendar year, for the US Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes.

Individual Edge Devices

Aug 2016

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2015 Annual Report - Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Small Network Equipment

This third annual report provides a summary of developments for the previous calendar year, for the US Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Small Network Equipment.

Networking Equipment

Aug 2016

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Energy Efficiency of the Internet of Things - EDNA Policy Options Report

Extension of 4E EDNA study to investigate the network standby power of IoT devices. This report further assesses IoT communications technologies and related standardization activities, and proposes policy options to minimize network standby energy.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Jul 2016

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Network Connected Audio Products - Measurements and Analysis of Network Standby Consumption

4E EDNA study which examines the standby energy used by connected audio products.

Individual Edge Devices

Jul 2016

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Scoping of Intelligent Efficiency Measurement

Communicates the results of a scoping exercise undertaken by the Connected Devices Alliance, to scope measurement methodologies for quantifying the energy savings from real-world intelligent efficiency projects and products

Intelligent Efficiency, The Network

Jul 2016

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United States Data Center Energy Usage Report

This LBNL report estimates historical data center electricity consumption back to 2000, relying on previous studies and historical shipment data, and forecasts consumption out to 2020 based on new trends and the most recent data available.

The Network

Jun 2016

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Ericsson Mobility Report

Describes the evolution towards the Networked Society, of IoT and other connected ICT equipment. It includes historic and future projections of device connectivity. Updated regularly at http://www.ericsson.com/mobility-report

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment, The Network

Jun 2016

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Demand DC - Accelerating the Introduction of DC Power in the Home

CLASP paper which provides a glimpse into use of direct current power supplies in commercial and residential buildings, to power a range of equipment including connected lighting.

Individual Edge Devices

May 2016

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Energy Efficiency of the Internet of Things - Technical Report

This IEA-4E EDNA report provides an overview of the market for key Internet of Things (IoT) products and their impact on worldwide energy consumption. It describes the potential for energy savings, including the selection of appropriate communication tec

Individual Edge Devices

Apr 2016

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Energy Efficiency of the Internet of Things - Policy Brief

This IEA-4E EDNA policy brief synthesizes key insights from the EDNA IoT report of the same name.

Individual Edge Devices

Apr 2016

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Energy Savings from Five Home Automation Technologies - A Scoping Study of Technical Potential

This report by the Consumer Technology Association analyses the energy saving potential of a range of home automation technologies.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Apr 2016

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Own Energy Consumption of Smart Metering Infrastructure and Energy Monitoring Systems

This IEA-4E EDNA technical report explores parasitic energy use of smart meters and energy monitoring systems.

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment

Apr 2016

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How ICT will change the MVE of Energy Efficiency Programs?

This ACEEE report analyses the potential of ICT technologies to change the way energy efficiency program administrators conduct evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) on their efficiency measures, projects, and programs.

Intelligent Efficiency

Dec 2015

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Development of ICT-Related Electricity Demand in Germany (German language)

This report (in German language) studies the development of ICT-related electricity demand in Germany.

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment, The Network

Nov 2015

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Opportunities for Home Energy Management Systems in Advancing Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

This report by Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) demonstrates the potential for HEMS as an evolving avenue to deeper residential energy savings. It explains the characteristics of HEMS and examines the major barriers to implementation.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Aug 2015

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Electricity Consumption in the ICT Layer in Smart Grids (English executive summary)

This is an English language executive summary of a French report commissioned by ADEME, examining the energy consumption of ICT equipment in smart grids. Link to full report: http://www.ademe.fr/evaluation-consommation-electrique-couche-tic-smart-grids

Networking Equipment, The Network

Jun 2015

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GeSI SMARTer2030: ICT Solutions for 21st Century Challenges

Executive Summary, by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). Examines the potential of ICT technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Intelligent Efficiency

Jun 2015

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The Internet Of Things: Mapping The Value Beyond The Hype

McKinsey Report which examines how IoT applications create value for a range of sectors. Focuses on actual “use cases” and estimates potential value using a settings perspective.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Jun 2015

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ICT-Enabled Intelligent Efficiency: Shifting from Device-Specific Approaches to System Optima

Explores new and emerging perspectives on ways to harness significantly greater energy productivity improvements by building on the use of ICT-enabled networks and services. By the Digital Energy & Sustainability Solutions Campaign

Intelligent Efficiency

May 2015

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Home Idle Load: Devices Wasting Huge Amounts of Electricity When Not in Active Use

This NRDC report assesses the impact of the growing cohort of always-on devices on consumer utility bills. Combines an analysis of usage data from electric utility smart meters with field measurements focusing on idle loads.

Individual Edge Devices

May 2015

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The Energy Efficiency and Productivity Benefits of Smart Appliances and ICT-Enabled Networks: An Initial Assessment, Report Number F1402

Presents a series of thought experiments to indicate economic impacts that might follow from an accelerated deployment of ICT-enabled networks and services. By the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Intelligent Efficiency

Nov 2014

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Faster, Cheaper, Better – Can Utilities Keep Up? New EM&V and Program Approaches for Smart Connected Devices

Explores new EM&V approaches, including results from analysis of field data from residential connected thermostats, digital lighting controls, and rooftop unit controllers. An ACEEE Summer Study paper by Callahan, Anthony, Dillavou, Nock and Peterson.

Individual Edge Devices, Intelligent Efficiency

Aug 2014

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Monitoring Real World Usage of Network Connected Products in the Home

Paper by Nicole Kearney and Geoff Bellingham. This paper proposes recommendations to policy makers based on a real time data collection exercise carried out in the UK, to analyze the “real world usage” of network connected devices

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment, The Network

Aug 2014

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Characterization Study of Connected Equipment

This US characterization framework document proposes a draft plan for how to develop characterization protocols for connected buildings, end-use appliances and equipment.

Individual Edge Devices

Aug 2014

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More Data, Less Energy

This book charts a path forward for reducing network standby energy, and identifies which stakeholders are well-placed take the lead in particular areas.

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment, The Network

Jul 2014

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Smart Freight: Applications of Information and Communications Technologies to Freight System Efficiency, An ACEEE White Paper

This paper discusses applications of ICT to save energy by improving the efficiency of freight vehicle operation, making better use of the freight network, and reducing ton-miles traveled without compromising business objectives. By the American Council f

Intelligent Efficiency

Jul 2014

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The Energy Savings Potential of Smart Manufacturing, Report IE 1403

Analyses the features and benefits of intelligent efficiency, for use in the industrial sector. By the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Intelligent Efficiency

Jul 2014

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Beyond Network Standby - A Policy Framework And Action Plan For Low Energy Networks

Examines a range of issues that are critical in understanding how networks operate and how products that are connected to a network can minimise the network energy overhead. By the IEA 4E Standby Power Annex

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment, The Network

Mar 2014

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Appliances Get Smart - but How and When?

Report by CLASP. Smart appliances have been just around the corner for over two decades. This paper examines why smartness in appliances is so elusive, and reviews recent developments which might finally bring us smartness we can use.

Individual Edge Devices

Feb 2014

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Intelligent Efficiency: Innovations Reshaping the Energy Efficiency Market

A special report on intelligent efficiency, a new paradigm emerging in the market based on information awareness and data analytics. By Greentech Efficiency

Intelligent Efficiency

Dec 2013

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Intelligent Efficiency: Opportunities, Barriers, and Solutions

This ACEEE paper defines Intelligent Efficiency and investigates its potential to save energy. Several case studies are described and an economic analysis conducted. Barriers and needs at the national level are assessed.

Intelligent Efficiency

Oct 2013

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Power Requirements for Functions

This IEA-4E report examines equipment secondary functions in order to further quantify their power requirements and provide the technical background for policy.

Individual Edge Devices, Networking Equipment

Sep 2013

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The Power Of Wireless Cloud

An analysis of the impact on energy consumption of the growing popularity of accessing cloud services via wireless devices. By the Centre for Energy Efficient Telecommunications

The Network

Jun 2013

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Leading by Example 2.0: How Information and Communication Technologies Help Achieve Federal Sustainability Goals

Highlights initial progress in adopting ICT across the US federal government, to meeting sustainability goals. Draws from the 2012 report: “Leading by Example: Using Information and Communications Technology to Achieve Federal Sustainability Goals. By t

Intelligent Efficiency

Jun 2013

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Energy Saving in Society by IT Solutions - How to Quantify the Contribution of “Green by IT”

Summarises currently available methods for calculating the effects of "Green by IT". By the Japanese Green IT Promotion Council

Intelligent Efficiency, The Network

Feb 2013

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GeSI SMARTer 2020: The Role of ICT in Driving a Sustainable Future

Presents a vision for a sustainable world through responsible, ICT– enabled transformation. By the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)

Intelligent Efficiency

Dec 2012

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Leading by Example: Using Information and Communication Technologies to Achieve Federal Sustainability Goals

Presents 8 case studies highlighting how the US federal government is using ICT solutions to achieve sustainability goals. By the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

Intelligent Efficiency

Sep 2012

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Intelligent Efficiency - the Next Generation of Energy Efficiency

This ACEEE paper defines intelligent efficiency and provides specific case studies to illustrate its impact. Focused on manufacturing sector, but examples included from commercial buildings, industrial automation and transportation infrastructure.

Intelligent Efficiency

Jun 2012

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A Defining Framework for Intelligent Efficiency, Report E125

Outlines a paradigm for describing intelligent efficiency, and presents a number for case studies. By the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Intelligent Efficiency

Jun 2012

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Energy Reporting on Networks

Documents progress by the Internet Engineering Task Force to establish a protocol for self-reporting energy information by devices and equipment. By Bruce Nordman for the Australian Government

Intelligent Efficiency, The Network

Jun 2011

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Evaluating the carbon-reducing impacts of ICT

This GeSI report develops an approach to methodology and standards for measuring the carbon footprint of the ICT sector and other industries through innovative technology.

Intelligent Efficiency, The Network

Sep 2010