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Issue 07/2017

Fossil fuels in the energy mix

Ensuring safety in the oil, gas and coal sector

While the part of renewable energy sources - solar, wind, marine and hydro - in the energy mix has been growing steadily in recent years, fossil fuels still play a major role in energy generation, distribution and consumption.

Issue 07/2017

How International Electrotechnical Standards promote sustainability

Conversation between SCC and IEC ACEE Chair

The world’s climate is changing. This change will impact not only our communities but also the global economy. Organizations around the world are responding to these challenges in many ways and energy efficiency standards can play a significant role in the fight against climate change.

Issue 04/2017

Energy efficient is definitely cool

New publication aims at making refrigerators and freezers more energy efficient

Refrigerators are among the first appliances purchased by practically any household that has electricity access. Unlike many other appliances they are permanently plugged in, so ensuring they are energy efficient is important for households and for the wider world. A new publication that takes into account the concept of “adjusted volume” has just been issued. 

Issue 03/2017

Energy Efficiency starts at home

Manufacturers address energy usage in home appliances

Today, numerous machines and devices powered by electricity can be found in our homes. Take, for example, the kitchen. This room alone probably has a dishwasher, an oven and a fridge, not to mention an array of smaller appliances for preparing and cooking food.