UK Government to introduce new regulations for smart energy appliances


The government is planning to introduce regulations for smart energy appliances like fridges, electric heating, air conditioning and battery storage in the UK.

It is part of its plans to encourage the uptake of smart appliances, to ensure there is “adequate protection” against potential risks associated with smart appliances and – as regulatory approaches are planned internationally – to avoid the UK becoming a “dumping ground for sub-standard” smart technologies.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said proposals are being prepared to introduce either new primary or secondary legislation, depending on parliamentary time and the outcome of Brexit negotiations.

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Source: Energy Live News