Columnists: Pierre Delforge

Pierre Delforge is the director of the high tech sector energy efficiency, energy and transportation program for the Natural Resources Defense Council. He joined NRDC in April 2010 after 20 years in the I.T. industry where he worked in software development, hardware integration and most recently as the lead for HP’s energy and climate strategy. At NRDC, he focuses on reducing the electricity consumed by information technology and consumer electronics in spite of their rapid growth.

New Proposed Federal Efficiency Standard to Cut Energy Waste of America’s Rechargeable Products

A long-awaited revised proposal for energy efficiency standards for the millions of products with rechargeable batteries sold annually in the United States — which include everything from cell phones and power tools, to laptops and even golf carts — was announced last week. In most cases, battery charger systems are not separate devices from the products   …Continue Reading