Govt. Council Approves Draft on Minimum Energy Performance of Appliances Marketed in Morocco
Rabat – The Government Council, meeting Thursday via videoconference, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Saad Dine El Otmani, adopted Draft Decree 2.20.716 on the minimum energy performance of appliances and equipment running on electricity, or natural gas, liquid or petroleum products, coal, or renewable energies which are marketed on the national territory.
Presented by Minister of Energy, Mining and the Environment, the draft decree aims to define the general obligations to be met by the parties involved in the marketing of appliances and energy equipment in terms of minimum energy performance and energy labeling, said Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, spokesperson of the Government, Saaid Amzazi, in a statement read out during a press briefing held at the end of the weekly cabinet meeting.
It also requires conformity of energy appliances and equipment to the minimum energy performance and provides for assessment of compliance with the requirements of the said draft decree by approved agents, agencies or laboratories -public or private- in accordance with the laws in force on the national market or import, he added.