International Energy Agency - Power Electronic Conversion Technology Annex

Dr. Adriana Díaz from the ECODESIGN company is acting as Vice-chair on behalf of the Austrian BMK (Federal Ministry of Climate, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology) in the Power Electronic Conversion Technology Annex-  PECTA of the International Energy Agency (IEA).

PECTA started in 2019 as an initiative of the 4E Technology Collaboration Program, dealing with new and emerging Wide Band Gap (WBG) based power electronic devices.

The themes in ​​PECTA are broad and include the status assessment of applications where WBG technology is playing a key role, the development of roadmaps for further adoption of these technologies, as well as providing recommendations to policy-makers for promoting higher energy efficiency conversion and use through WBG.

More information is available here.