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New EU rules to boost energy efficiency of electric motors

New EU rules to boost energy efficiency of electric motors

Thursday, 29 de July de 2021

The new EU Ecodesign measures for electric motors and variable speed drives that came into force on July 1, 2021, are aimed at improving the energy efficiency of these products across the EU. Applicable to AC induction motors * (such as those found in washing machines, air conditioners, or heat pumps), the new rules update the previous 2009 regulation.

Urban Mobility Package: Evaluation confirms the need to adapt EU urban mobility policy in order to contribute to the increasingly ambitious climate, digital and societal objectives of the EU

Urban Mobility Package: Evaluation confirms the need to adapt EU urban mobility policy in order to contribute to the increasingly ambitious climate, digital and societal objectives of the EU

Wednesday, 3 de March de 2021

The overarching conclusion of the evaluation was that EU action on urban mobility is still required, and is even more crucial now than in 2013 when the Urban Mobility Package was introduced. This is because many of consequences of the problems in urban mobility are of rising severity and gravity for society, the economy and the environment.