The Role of ICT for the future of Clean Energy Technologies

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The Internet and IP networks are becoming increasingly relevant tools for energy management and reduction. Combined with alternative energy generation and delivery, the provision of smart and connected building and intellingent end-devices, we can truly complete the energy optimization cycle. IP networks and the ability of delivering power of Ethernet should be taken into serious consideration if energy matters are explored.

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The Role of ICT for the future of Clean Energy Technologies

  1. 1. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1Energy Matters SummitThe role of ICT for the future of CleanEnergy TechnologiesRick Huijbregts@CiscoSCRE#CiscoSmartTO
  2. 2. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 251%5%2%15%27%FoodRetailer47%5%48%LocalGovernment40%35%15%10%ServiceProvider0102030405060708090100CO2Emissions(%)12%Road75%Air10%3%Transportation/ Logistics12%Road75%Air92%Prod.7%GridLoss1% IT1% ICTEnergyProducer92%Prod.7%GridLossRefrigerationManufacturing /LogisticsTravelICTBuildingsBanking25%20%5%50%#CiscoSmartTO
  3. 3. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3MONITORMANAGEREDUCEMake Every Connection a Green ConnectionElectricity Use in Offices•  More than 70% of electricity consumed in the United Statesis used in office buildings.•  Lighting and office equipment account for almost 46% of an officebuildings energy use.•  25% of all air pollution comes from automobiles; the slower trafficmoves in a city, the greater the pollution in a city.•  40% of the pollution in Beijing is caused by traffic congestion.•  Boston commuters burn 63 million gallons of fuel each year idlingin traffic jams.Traffic Flows in CitiesAppliance Use in Homes•  In the average home, 75% of the electricity used to power homeelectronics is consumed while the products areturned off.•  High-tech electronics account for more than 13 percent of a typicalhousehold energy budget. By 2020, it could be as much as 25percent.
  4. 4. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4502010 2015 2020Billions (devices)04030201050Billion“Smart Objects”2512.57.26.8 7.6InflectionpointWorld PopulationSource: Cisco IBSG white paper “The Internet of Things”, April 2011. #CiscoSmartTO
  5. 5. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5#CiscoSmartTO
  6. 6. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6•  Directly from Solar to Device•  No power transmission and conversion losses•  No conduits, electrical wiring (all CAT5 or 6)•  Heat-load reduction•  Reducing OPEX cost (energy, maintenance, moves/adds)#CiscoSmartTO
  7. 7. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7“Don’t  bother  me  with  new  ideas,  I’ve  got  a  ba6le  to  fight!”  #CiscoSmartTO
  8. 8. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8Rick Huijbregts@CiscoSCRE#CiscoSmartTO

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