The first 2011 issue of my quarterly newsletter, Efficiency Watch, has just been published. This year, staying on top of the ever-changing world of power supply energy efficiency standards promises to be more challenging than ever. As the energy efficiency meeting and conference schedule heats up, stay tuned to my blog and subscribe to Efficiency Watch for the latest news and insights.
The Q1 issue of Efficiency Watch covers:
- ENERGY STAR® Updates: Read about the new test method for UPS; Versions 3 and 4 of the set-top box spec; and a new draft spec for battery charger systems
- New Set-top Box Efficiency Standard in China: Learn more about the first draft of a set-top box efficiency standard being developed in China
- EC ErP Ecodesign Directive News: See the list of approved product lots (11 of them) and get an update on the lot status of all products in the ErP process
I also give a brief round-up of other agency activities and cover late-breaking developments in the world of energy efficiency as it relates to power supply design.