Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

(Document - 12/16/2015)
Information and communications technologies (ICT) can automate and transform the evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency programs. In both the residential and the commercial and industrial sectors, ICT enables the...
(Press Release - 12/16/2015)
Washington, DC—ACEEE and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) released new reports today that analyze the current and future impacts of information and communications technologies (ICT) on evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM...
(Blog - 10/9/2015)
Intelligent efficiency, a suite of new technologies and approaches, is taking us to a place we have long sought: a future where energy use is optimized automatically. It’s already changing how buildings are managed, organizations are evaluated, and...
(Blog - 1/5/2015)
The New Year is usually a good time to take stock of the year just ended, and to look forward to the year ahead. Regarding energy efficiency, 2014 was generally a good year. Energy-saving technologies and practices continued to advance. For example...
(Blog - 12/10/2014)
Chances are you’ve seen examples of intelligent efficiency in action in the transportation sector, whether you realize it or not. If you rely on a smart phone app to tell you when your train or bus is arriving for your daily commute, that’s an...
(Document - 11/12/2014)
The U.S. economy shows signs of weakening. Among the reasons for less vigorous economic activity is the inefficient use of resources—and especially the inefficient use of energy. New information and communication technologies (ICT) make possible...
(Blog - 11/11/2014)
History teaches us that technological advances often lead to new opportunities to reach greater heights. A precipitous decline in the cost of computing power and data storage, and dramatic improvements in programming science, have resulted in the...
(Blog - 10/8/2014)
Efficiency has become intelligent. We’ve always known that waste is stupid and that efficiency is smart, but now, many energy measures can learn, adapt, and self-optimize. It’s called “intelligent efficiency,” and it’s going to transform how energy...
(Document - 7/30/2014)
Smart manufacturing is the use of information and communications technology to integrate all aspects of manufacturing, from the device level to the supply chain level, for the purpose of achieving superior control and productivity. A more efficient...
(Blog - 7/29/2014)
Smart manufacturing, the integration of all facets of manufacturing through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), is set to transform the industrial sector and its use of energy, raw materials, and labor over the next twenty...