The Ecodesign and Energy Labelling policies constitute effective tools to save energy and resources while reducing CO2 emissions. Ecodesign allows to ban the least efficient products from the market, while Energy Labelling pushes consumers towards better products. The ambitious implementation of these policies is vital for the success of the circular and clean energy agendas. We aim at ambitious requirements, both from an energy efficiency and material efficiency perspective, for all products that are regulated.
Industry associations have initiated proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union to ask for the annulment of some of the regulations from the Ecodesign Package.
The European Commission’s recently unveiled Circular Economy Action Plan presents a renewed commitment to a transition towards more sustainable production and consumption.
The European Commission is currently working on the review of the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations for domestic ovens, hobs and range hoods. The JRC, in charge of the preparatory study, presented their preliminary findings at a stakeholder webmeeting in March.