Released by the Department of Energy in February of this year, this study reviews the applications and advantages of implementing a PoE system. The report goes into detail regarding some of the more technical aspects of the systems available and how one can property utilize the reporting and analytics to reduce energy costs.
In addition, the study states that Power over Ethernet Connected lighting systems that can report their own energy consumption can deliver increased energy savings over conventional lighting solutions by facilitating data-driven energy management. PoE technology has the potential to be key in bringing this capability to mainstream lighting applications.
You can read the entire report here.