Tag : European Commission
The German Environment Agency, Umweltbundesamt (UBA), has backed a stricter approach to curbing use of ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as refrigerants that would go beyond those identified in the Montreal Protocol.
The European Commission has closed an antitrust investigation over cooperation between Honeywell and DuPont to produce the refrigerant R1234yf for use in vehicles.
A new European Commission agreement to ensure renewable energy accounts for at least 32 per cent of the EU’s overall power needs by 2030 has been published. The proposals include specific provisions for cooling and heating functions that will come into effect over the next three years.
The European Commission is in the process of ensuring regulators have more teeth to tackle a black-market refrigerant trade that industry argues is undermining efforts to curb use of higher GWP refrigerant.