Refrigerants like HCFCs, HFCs and HFOs have been added to the Environmental Investigation Agency’s Global Environmental Crime Tracker, which details smuggling and trafficking hotspots.
The four-year research project will study how to utilize surplus cold and heat and leverage thermal energy storage to reduce food industry emissions.
The European Environment Agency (EEA) reports 1% annual gain in f-gas supply in 2020, as well as 7% growth in HFC consumption.
The containerized systems for hospitals and pharmacies will use solar power and natural refrigerants, including CO2.
Aiming to cut emissions in the EU by 55% by 2030, the proposals include updates to energy efficiency, manufacturing, renewable energy and carbon trading.
The hybrid event, scheduled for September 28-29, will address a wide range of natural refrigerant-related topics.
The German environment authority seeks stronger EU regulation of f-gases to protect the climate.
Heat pump sales in the European Union grew by 11.2% in 2017, marking the fourth consecutive year of growth for the EU heat pump market and the third consecutive year of double-digit growth. And several markets in Europe look likely to report continued growth in 2018, according to the European Heat Pumps Association’s (EHPA) newly…