Fuel efficiency standards proposed for trucks in US

New standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles have been proposed to improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution in the US. The joint proposal is by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) would require manufacturers to increase fuel efficiency by up to 24% from current levels. This is expected […]

Energy efficiency standards for TV boxes to save $1bn

Consumers could save more than $1 billion (£0.6bn) on energy bills every year as a result of the new efficiency standards for pay-TV box sets. The US Department of Energy along with a group of organisations have announced non-regulatory standards which will improve the efficiency of set-top boxes by as much as 45% by 2017 […]

Energy Ministers act on global efficiency

ELN reports from last week’s Clean Energy Ministerial where ministers from 23 countries agreed energy efficiency standards for domestic appliances