News - 2010

Two MTP briefing notes on televisions are now available:

Posted on 19 October 2010

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EuP Working Documents on possible Commission Regulation for televisions

Posted on 20 August 2010

The European Commission (EC) has circulated a working document for guidelines accompanying Commission Regulation (EC) No 642/2009 establishing ecodesign requirements for televisions.

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EuP Working Document on possible further measures for tertiary sector lighting

Posted on 8 July 2010

The European Commission (EC) has circulated a working document on possible further measures for tertiary sector lighting, for discussion at a Consultation Forum which is expected to take place in Autumn 2010.

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EuP Working Documents on possible Commission Regulation (and labels) for water heaters and hot water storage tanks

Posted on 25 June 2010

The European Commission (EC) has circulated a working document on a possible Commission regulation with regard to water heaters and hot water storage tanks, which is currently undergoing inter-service consultation in advance of the meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Regulatory Committee, which is expected to take place in early 2011.

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Vacuum Cleaners Ecodesign Directive Working document

Posted on 7 June 2010

The EC has released a working document on possible Eco-design and labelling measures for vacuum cleaners. The document identifies the main issues to be addressed. The working document will be discussed at a Consultation Forum being held on 25th June 2010.

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UK views on the ELC and CELMA documents on directional lamps

Posted on 28 May 2010

The Market Transformation Programme, on behalf of Defra, has assessed the merits of a series of ELC and CELMA documents submitted to the Commission on their position of the forthcoming regulation on directional lamps.

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9th meeting of the EU Regulatory Committee to discuss draft Commission Regulation for fans driven by motors with an electric input power (125W-500W)

Posted on 26 May 2010

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the Meeting of the Regulatory Committee on the Ecodesign of Energy-related Products, Directive2009/125/EC will take place on Friday, 11 June in Brussels. The Regulatory Committee will vote on the revised Draft Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for fans driven by motors with an electric input power between 125 W and 500 kW. In order to inform the UK position for this meeting, interested stakeholders are encouraged to review these documents and to send their feedback. Feedback is requested as soon as possible but no later than 12:00pm on Wednesday, 2nd June.

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EuP Directional Lighting – Technical Support Reports

Posted on 25 May 2010

The EuP Directional Lighting - Technical Support Reports now have their own dedicated webpage. Please follow the below link for more information

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17th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss household dishwashers and washing machines

Posted on 5 March 2010

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the seventeenth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Friday 26th March in Brussels to discuss the revised draft ecodesign and labelling Regulations on household dishwashers and washing machines.

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17th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss electric fans

Posted on 5 March 2010

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the seventeenth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Friday 26th March in Brussels to discuss the revised draft ecodesign Regulations on electric fans.

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