Energy 2020 Resource and Promotion Toolkit Videos

Scroll down to watch and download our videos. Use this content to raise awareness and educate other SCTE•ISBE members, cable professionals, and leaders of your organization on the value of participating in this innovative industry initiative.

Light Reading Energy 2020 Series

Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.

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The Power of Virtualization

With cable seeking to deliver more bandwidth with less energy consumption, Cisco’s John Holobinko talks about how virtualization can help operators scale hardware more efficiently and reduce opex.

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Putting Power on a Pedestal

ARRIS’ John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE’s Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators’ RFPs and RFIs.

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The Overall Objective is to Win the Game

SCTE•ISBE’s Chris Bastian discusses Energy 2020’s success to date and the importance of a flexible approach that allows for changes in specific strategies in order to reach significant milestones.

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Clearing the Air on Cooling

AIRSYS’ Dave Smargon explains how doing smart things with air handling and air conditioning can enable cable to take big steps in the right direction with respect to efficiency gains.

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Villa Nova Interview with Karl Schmidt

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Alpha Interview with Lew Rakowsky

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Liberty Global Interview with Sam Khola

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SCTE Denver with Balan Nair

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Alpha Interview with John Hewitt

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Energy 2020 Talks

Energy 2020 Talks: How APSIS™ Redefines Power Usage in Broadband Networks

In this talk Frank Sandoval, Senior Director, Software Engineering, Comcast VIPER discuss the basics of APSIS, a new technology which is poised to substantially reduce how much energy gets used to power the world’s broadband and video networks. APSIS stands for Adaptive Power System Interface Specification. This technology defines software interfaces that allow energy measurement and optimization applications to command and control devices within a service delivery pipeline. The APSIS Standard (SCTE 216) enables cable operators to measure and control energy consumption associated with delivery of services. To get involved or learn more about Energy 2020, SCTE Standards, and the SCTE•ISBE Energy Management Program, visit or email

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Stay ahead of new technology. We are developing ANSI-accredited standards and operational practices to improve the application of environmentally friendly products and sustainable procedures.

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Keep up to date on Energy 2020. Join other cable professionals and keep up with the latest information on our forum to connect the industry's energy initiative with new energy technologies.

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Help us power cable's success. We need the entire industry to get involved to drive energy solutions. Learn how you and your organization can participate and partner with Energy 2020.

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