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  • Italy, Cyprus, Romania risk EU sanctions over energy labels

    Energy 28-02-2012

    The European Commission has asked the three member states to transpose the EU’s 2010 energy labelling directive into their legislation, brushing off concerns that the law itself might confuse consumers.

  • Time to jump-start eco-design

    Special Report | Energy 27-02-2012

    After years of delays, hopes are high that 2012 will be the year Europe’s Ecodesign Directive will finally kick into action, saving billions of euros and the environment, says Stéphane Arditi, coordinator for the 'Coolproducts' campaign to promote energy-efficient appliances and other consumer goods.