IEC White Paper: Coping with the Energy Challenge, The IEC’s role from 2010 to 2030 – en, fr, zh, ko

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Energy consumption will double between now and 2030, electricity demand will triple by 2050. Today, large amounts of energy are wasted. Proven, existing technologies can bring immediate savings of up to 30% with low hanging fruit in transportation, buildings, cooling and heating or industrial electrical motors. To reduce emissions and produce enough energy for developed and developing nations, the IEC believes that the whole energy chain will need to be rethought.

This white paper identifies the challenges and outlines current and future technologies that will help improve energy efficiency. It provides insights into how the energy challenge needs to be addressed and includes recommendations for regulation and standardization.

This white paper was prepared by the IEC Market Strategy Board (MSB) special working group on electrical energy efficiency in cooperation with leading international experts.

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Last UpdatedSeptember 12, 2019