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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.

C3E Symposium Showcases Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Friday, September 26, 2014
C3E Symposium Showcases Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

The Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Women in Clean Energy Symposium took place at MIT on September 16 and 17. Designed to help women working in the clean energy sector build the skills and professional networks needed to succeed, this year’s symposium focused on clean energy issues at the city level. 

ISGAN and GSGF Recognize Entergy New Orleans’ “SmartView” AMI Pilot as 2014 ISGAN Award of Excellence Winner

Monday, May 12, 2014
ISGAN and GSGF Recognize Entergy New Orleans’ “SmartView”  AMI Pilot as 2014 ISGAN Award of Excellence Winner

Awards program showcases world’s leading smart grid consumer engagement programs

Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.’s “SmartView” Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence.

Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards Nominations Open

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards Nominations Open

Nominate an outstanding mid-career woman for leadership in clean energy

Nominations for the 2014 C3E Awards for women's leadership in clean energy close 15 May 2014. Eight winners will receive an $8,000 award through the MIT Energy Initiative. 

Looking Ahead to CEM5

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Looking Ahead to CEM5

The fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) will be held on 12-13 May 2014 in Seoul, Korea, where energy ministers and other high-level delegates will assess progress and identify creative solutions to accelerate the transition to a global clean energy economy.

International Awards Competition on Smart Grids Launched, Nominations Period Extended

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
International Awards Competition on Smart Grids Launched, Nominations Period Extended

Nominations due 26 March for ISGAN Award of Excellence in "Consumer Engagement and Empowerment"

The first ISGAN Award of Excellence competition will recognize excellence in smart grid projects around the world, with a focus on "consumer engagement and empowerment." Nominations may be submitted through 26 March 2014. 

How Can TVs Improve Lives?

Friday, January 17, 2014
How Can TVs Improve Lives?

High-quality, super-efficient off-grid appliances are an extremely powerful energy access tool

Because they require electricity, televisions, mobile phones, and other appliances create and sustain demand for off-grid electric power systems like small-scale solar photovoltaic home systems.
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