SE4All: Appliances and Equipment Accelerator/U4E

Name of story SE4All: Appliances and Equipment Accelerator/U4E
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Full story text Recently, at the International Energy Symposium in Mexico City, Mexico, stakeholders committed to sustainable development met to discuss the growing need for electricity in Mesoamerica and the resulting effects of this growth. The event, held on 17 August 2016 and sponsored by Mexican Chamber of Electrical Manufacturers, CANAME, and the Secretary of Energy of Mexico, in cooperation with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Copper Association, gave manufacturers and industry experts the opportunity to share innovations and experiences.

Seven countries in Central America and the Dominican Republic are currently finalizing the adoption of technical regulations to establish minimum energy-efficiency standards and labelling for lighting products, motors, refrigerators and air conditioners. The current status and next steps to finalize these technical regulations were presented at this event.

The current harmonizing standard process in the region is “a successful step towards promoting energy efficiency in the countries, the competiveness of the industry, and complying with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change,” said Pablo Moreno, president of the National Chamber of Electrical Manufacturers of Mexico, partner of the SE4ALL/U4E initiative.

Short story text Seven countries in Central America are currently finalizing the adoption of technical regulations to establish minimum energy-efficiency standards and labelling for lighting products, motors, refrigerators and air conditioners.
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