AIE Position Paper on draft eco-design requirements for local space heaters
The AIE acknowledges the proposals and requirements made in the framework of the ecodesign and labelling directive for local space heaters.
We raise however severe concerns on the text presented by the Commission when it comes to the proposed mandatory product information on electric space
heaters, which has to be written in the instruction manual, on the free-access websites, the packaging and on stickers on the product. 3 (b) ii) ‘This product is not suitable for use as your main source of heating due to its high energy consumption and costs (equivalent to energy labelling class G)!’
Publication of a new report Lighting the Cities
The European Commission informed about the publication of a new report on "Lighting the Cities - Accelerating the deployment of innovative lighting in European cities".
EU possible duties on the import of solar cells: AIE reacts
On 1 March 2013 the Commission Regulation (EU) No 182/2013 of 1 March 2013 was published in the O.J. making imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells and wafers) originating in or consigned from the People’s Republic of China subject to registration.
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