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Competition Seeks To Identify Most Energy-Efficient Flat-Panel TVs

Originally published on Sustainnovate. The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative this week launched an international competition to identify the most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions in the world. Television (TV) energy efficiency has improved a great deal in the past few decades, but there’s still a wide … [continued]

Energy Efficiency Roundup

  Some more top energy efficiency news from around the internet: Lighting Science Group has completed the first phase of a relighting project in Washington, D.C. that will “save the city tens of thousands of dollars each year in energy costs” (and a lot of energy). “Already results show these new light … [continued]

Clapping with One Hand: IEA Applauds Clean, Renewable Energy Progress, Urges Energy Officials to Move…

Applauding the progress being made in developing and deploying renewable energy and clean technologies, the International Energy Agency (IEA), in its latest annual report, also says that they are not being deployed fast enough. Presented to energy ministers, secretaries and members of leading private and public sector renewable energy and clean tech organizations at the 3rd Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in London, the IEA, in its “Tracking Clean Energy Progress” report, highlights rapidly growing use of renewable energy and clean technologies in nations around the world, concluding, however, that progress isn’t fast enough to meet international targets for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, mitigating climate change and thereby providing a secure energy system.