Posted on 16/11/2021 in Fire Safety Regulatory 2021
EU consultation on photovoltaics

pinfa underlined that specific fire safety risks of PV should be considered in EU Ecodesign, GPP and Ecolabel criteria. An EU Commission consultation on the ‘roadmap’ for environmental regulation of photovoltaics closed 28th October 2021. pinfa submitted input providing data on incidence of fires in PV systems (Arem et al., 2021, pinfa Newsletter n°127) and noting that the European Commission itself has recently indicated the need for PV fire safety (JRC, 2021, pinfa Newsletter 126).

“Energy labelling – European Commission to examine need for new rules on environmental impact of photovoltaics”, EU consultation closed 28th October 2021

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