The coming years will see new prospects and challenges for European products and services, according to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). Providing innovative, highly specialised products and services with well-recognised and certified key characteristics can boost European competitiveness, says the EESC.
2019 was one of the best years ever for solar in the European Union. The region installed 16.7 GW – a 104% increase over the 8.2 GW added the year before. Further, 2019 also showed the strongest solar growth since 2010, when the EU PV market also increased by 104% during the first European solar boom, although to a lower level, reaching 13.4 GW.
Update: The minutes of the meeting have been made available.
Meeting on energy labelling requirements for household washing machines and household washer dryers
On 10 December 2019, BSI, FESI – and WWF Germany are organising a joint policy event in Brussels, where first results of the TextileMission project will be presented by its partner organisations. The event also aims to stimulate further European wide research, in order to initiate additional EU project funding for the synthetic related microplastic problem.