Kettles back on pared-down Ecodesign list

EU Commissioners have agreed a pared-down list of products to be candidates for energy efficiency standards, with kettles making a come-back despite resistance from the Commission president

EU Commissioners have agreed a pared-down list of products to be candidates for energy efficiency standards, with kettles making a come-back despite resistance from the Commission president.

The college of Commissioners agreed a preliminary list of six products to be included in the next Ecodesign work plan during its meeting on Tuesday. These include electric kettles, hand dryers, lifts, solar panels and inverters, refrigerated containers and building automation, Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen told the European Parliament’s environment committee.

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