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2018-10-08 publication

Electrical Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

The objective of the German Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap is to develop new potential in the standardization segment with respect to how electrical energy can be used more efficiently or how other types of energy can be used more efficiently by using electrical energy. To this end, the current state of standardization and the existing gaps in standardization in the area of electrical energy efficiency are determined and addressed.

Core topics of the standardization roadmap

The energy revolution is changing the world of energy production, distribution and use. It creates opportunities to use energy more efficiently, but also poses challenges standardization has to overcome. By preparing systematic approaches and a broad spectrum of topics, this standardization roadmap helps develop the full potential of energy efficiency.

Frank Steinmüller
Electrical Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

When developing the Electrical Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap, fundamental aspects were taken into account. The core and cross-sectional topics of the standardization roadmap include, among other things, local consumption, to take into account all angles of various segments, which span from household appliances to engines and transformers to aggregates and plants, or local transmission with aspects of energy distribution, especially DIN VDE 0100-801 and DIN VDE 0100-802.

The topic of local generation for innovations like PV plants, block heating power plants and energy storage or the energy procurement segment, which includes the examination of the electrical energy market and the determination of impacts on the consumer/prosumer, are also included in the contents of the standardization roadmap.
Additional focus is also placed on the environment shaped by legislative procedures and social aspects.

About the objective and significance of the standardization roadmap

The objective of standardization roadmaps is to inform the stakeholders in the respective subject area of important basic requirements and assist them in meeting them. To achieve this, standardization roadmaps provide an overview of the respective technology topic, in this case electrical energy efficiency, and the related standardization landscape and its organizational and content-related further development.
For electrical energy efficiency, standardization roadmaps also allow for the systematic processing of convergent technologies (cross-committee complex topics) and act as a basis for discussion and exchange between the experts from various domains (e.g. automotive, IT, energy). They thus provide for better understanding because they provide all of the participants the same foundation and offer new committee members a subject-related introduction.
Particularly with respect to important subject areas like electrical energy efficiency, standardization roadmaps emphasizes the need for early development and the significance of the topic of full consensus standardization.

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