Latest Technology Developments in Consumer Electronics and Their Impacts on Household Energy Use and the Design of Policies and Programmes in Developing Countries

Technology developments reflect changes in market demand and can further influence the energy use of domestic appliances. This report examines the major development trends in household appliances for entertainment purposes, also known as consumer electronics, and their impacts on the energy use of these appliances. It analyses the design and implementation of policies and programmes to influence consumers’ purchase choices and everyday appliance use for energy efficiency and conservation. Ultimately, the paper further aligns policy and programme design and implementation with the circumstances in developing countries and emerging economies at different stages of appliance penetration and energy efficiency regulation.

Authors:Xianli Zhu
Published year:2021
Content type:Report
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Orbit ID:e45b1267-0dce-446d-b360-fc10ef30e8ed
Publisher:UNEP DTU Partnership
Is current:Current
No. of pages:19