On behalf of the European Commission, Öko-Recherche is working on a series of analysis evaluating the implementation of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 since 2015. The Q3/2022 report has been recently shared with Eurovent.
The six-month consultation on the restriction proposal, prepared by the Danish, German, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish authorities, opened on 22 March 2023 and closes on 25 September 2023 (23:59 Helsinki time).
On 01 March 2023, the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment (ENVI) adopted its report on the Revision of the F-Gas Regulation with 64 votes in favour, 8 against and 7 abstentions. All the compromised amendments were adopted.
Eurovent, together with 11 leading European associations and global partners active on the European market, call on the European Parliament's Environment Committee to reject amendments which ban fluorinated gases, jeopardising the EU’s climate and energy security goals.
On 7 February 2023, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published the PFAS restriction proposal. It holds suggestions for an unlimited exemption for refrigerants in HVACR equipment in buildings, where national safety standards and building codes prohibit the use of alternatives.
The European Council recently published an Information from the Presidency on the state of play of two current legislative proposals: Regulation on Fluorinated Greenhouse gases, and Regulation on substances that deplete the ozone layer.
On the night of Saturday, 17 December 2022, MEPs and EU governments agreed to reform the Emissions Trading System (ETS) to further reduce industrial emissions and invest more in climate friendly technologies.
On behalf of the European Commission (DG CLIMA), Öko-Recherche is working on a series of analysis evaluating the implementation of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 since 2015. The Q3/2022 report has been recently shared with Eurovent.