“By 4 July 2011, the Commission shall publish a report based on the experience of the application of this Regulation”

The Commission intends to look at the effectiveness of the current Regulation and to investigate future international regulation intending to a phasing down of F-Gases, particularly HFCs.

A service contract has been awarded, whose main objectives are:

  • Reviewing international and national markets and policies on F-Gases;
  • assessing the effectiveness of the present regulation;
  • developing implementing options for an international emission reduction arrangement for HFCs and other F-gases and identifying technically feasible, effective, efficient and consistent options for further EU action;
  • analysing the economic, social and environmental impacts of identified options.

Consultations with stakeholders from the relevant sectors are foreseen.

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