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Upgrading EU energy efficiency labelling: Industry MEPs amend draft EU rules

ITRE 14-06-2016 - 12:56

A clear A to G scale for labelling the energy efficiency of household appliances should replace the proliferating pluses in today's top class (A+, A++, A+++) within 5 years, said Industry, Research and Energy Committee MEPs on Tuesday. The proposal for a new EU regulation aims to ensure that consumers are not misled into thinking that a A class appliance is one of the most efficient on the market, whereas under current rules it may in fact be one of the least efficient. (Read more)

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14-06-2016 - 15:06
ITRE Meeting
14-06-2016 - 10:20
ITRE Meeting

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J. Buzek

With reindustrialization as the overarching aim, the ITRE Committee will have four priority areas on which to concentrate.

First of all, we must ensure that EU’s legal and economic framework enables the European industrial sector to become more innovative. This will require adapting and mobilizing EU’s R&D and education programs to effectively respond to the actual needs of the industry.

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The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.