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Energy 12-03-2019

Activists hail new EU energy labelling rules for TVs, fridges

Consumer organisations have applauded an EU proposal to restore the familiar A-G energy labelling scale for goods like fridges, TV screens, and washing machines, saying the current ‘A+’ system is confusing for shoppers.
Energy 28-02-2019

As EU tries to make household appliances more efficient, consumers remain to be convinced

European legislation has made appliances like washing machines and dishwashers even more water and energy efficient than washing clothes and dishes by hand. The next step is to connect these appliances to the web and allow them to act independently.
Energy 23-03-2017

New energy labels on household appliances could save hundreds on energy bills

An agreement on draft legislation of energy labels for household appliances was reached by the European Parliament and the Council of the Ministers on Tuesday.
Energy 01-07-2015

A+ energy efficiency labels will be ditched

The European Commission will revamp its energy labelling system for refrigerators and televisions, ditch confusing grades that range from A+++ to G, and return to a clear A-G scale.

Light bulbs eco label misused, green NGO claims

"Eco" branded light bulbs are not as energy efficient as advertised in stores across the EU, an investigation conducted by environmental group Coolproducts has found.
Energy 04-07-2013

‘Revolutionary’ push to overhaul energy labels begins

EU energy labels could be in line for a radical facelift if a proposal by European environmental and business groups is adopted during a review of the Energy Labelling Directive, slated to begin this winter.
Energy 28-02-2012

Italy, Cyprus, Romania risk EU sanctions over energy labels

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.

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