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Cree, Nanoleaf, Globe Electric, and Xiamen Yankon Energetic LED Light Bulbs Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

Friday, June 26, 2015
Cree, Nanoleaf, Globe Electric, and Xiamen Yankon Energetic LED Light Bulbs Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative honored the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super-efficient household LED light bulbs at an awards ceremony at the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris, France. Winning products in the international competition were more than 80% more efficient than comparable incandescent light bulbs. 

The Clean Energy Ministerial Recognizes Energy-Efficient Motors, Innovative Smart Grid Initiatives, and Clean Energy Ambassadors

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Clean Energy Ministerial Recognizes Energy-Efficient Motors, Innovative Smart Grid Initiatives, and Clean Energy Ambassadors

CEM Awards ceremony highlights global leaders in clean energy policy and technology

Today, during the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Mérida, Mexico, a Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Awards ceremony honored several global clean energy innovators working to advance appliance energy efficiency, smart grid technology, and clean energy education and empowerment.

May 2015 Newsletter

Thursday, May 14, 2015
May 2015 Newsletter

Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment Initiative

Highlights recent accomplishments and provides updates on SEAD Initiative activities, projects, and programs.

Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

Monday, April 27, 2015
Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

Policy Maker Summary from the APEC – CAST Project

This summary presents the results of an analysis of the global differences between test methodologies used to measure the energy performance of televisions, and energy performance policy requirements for televisions. It also identifies opportunities to work toward greater international harmonisation on testing and policy approaches.

SEAD Launches New Policy Exchange Forum

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
SEAD Launches New Policy Exchange Forum

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 Announces International Competition to Recognize World’s Most Energy-Efficient Televisions

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
SEAD Announces International Competition to Recognize World’s Most Energy-Efficient Televisions

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative has announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient televisions on the market as well as to new technologies that have the potential to greatly reduce energy use in the future.

Motors are everywhere and efficient – but they can be even better

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Motors are everywhere and efficient – but they can be even better

Material and technological breakthroughs are improving the energy efficiencies of induction and other electric motors by changing how motors work and are controlled. Continued international collaboration and open dialogue, such as that carried out through the SEAD initiative, will help to further shrink motors’ share of energy consumption over the years to come.

Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Green is the new Black

Before visiting those retailers to take advantage of Black Friday and other holiday promotional sales, take a few minutes to ensure you are buying energy-efficient products. Consider the world’s most efficient models, as determined by the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competitions, and remember that purchasing energy-efficient products is good for both the environment and your bank account.

SEAD Awards Recognize ‘Super-Efficient’ Electric Motors

Thursday, October 9, 2014
SEAD Awards Recognize ‘Super-Efficient’ Electric Motors

Global Efficiency Medal competition targets electric motors, which consume 40% of world’s electricity

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative has announced the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super energy-efficient electric motors. Motors from Nanyang Explosion Protection Group Company Limited and Siemens Limited took top honors.

SEAD and ASEAN Shine Announce Partnership to Promote Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

Monday, September 15, 2014
SEAD and ASEAN Shine Announce Partnership to Promote Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

The SEAD Initiative and the ASEAN Standards Harmonization Initiative for Energy Efficiency (ASEAN SHINE) have announced a partnership to promote energy efficient air conditioners (ACs) in the ASEAN region. 
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