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01/2019 France : financial support before HFC tax kicks in

France published the financial law 2019: as of 2021 the country will introduce a tax on HFCs. However, between now and then, and up to 31st December 2022, 40% of investments into new HVACR installations running without HFCs can be deducted from companies’ income taxes.

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01/2019 Sir Richard Branson calls for higher energy efficiency of air-conditioners

Source: : Sir Richard Branson claims that air-conditioners currently available on the market only achieve 14% of their maximum theoretical efficiency and calls on governments to “aggressively” raise energy efficiency standards.

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10/2018 Spain: a EUR 1.5 million plan to help supermarkets comply with the F-gas regulation

On September 8, 2018, the Spanish government has approved the Royal Decree 1114/2018 which plans to release EUR 1.5 million to help supermarkets to convert or to replace their refrigeration system in order to comply with the F-gas regulation

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10/2018 New proposal for HFC tax in France

Laurianne Rossi (LREM) has proposed a new amendment for an HFC tax in France. The objective is to promote the use of HFC free HVACR installations in France.

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08/2018 The unexpected rise in emissions of CFC-11 was top of the agenda at the 40th Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) to the Montreal Protocol in Vienna

In her opening remarks, Tina Birmpili of the Ozone Secretariat said it was “critical to take stock of the science and take action” and urged parties to “not relax their vigilance for a second” to maintain the success of the treaty.

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08/2018 USA: Representatives from 22 US conservative groups have signed a letter urging President Trump not to submit the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs to the Senate for ratification.

Source: The letter was signed by 24 representatives from 22 conservative industry, consumer, and science organisations, including the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Heritage Action. The signers argue that the Kigali Amendment would do far more economic harm than environmental good.

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