MEPs reject EU energy label Swedish compromise

European Parliament negotiators have rejected a Swedish EU presidency proposal to revise the bloc's energy labelling rules that would have seen up to four new classes added to the current A-G scale for the most efficient household products.

Parliament sources at "trialogue" talks on Tuesday to finalise the revision said MEPs flatly rejected a proposal that could have seen the creation of "A+++" and "A++++" efficiency classes for some products such as fridges for which "A+" and "A++" already exist.

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