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Business News | Dec 23, 2011

EU Released the Green Paper Proposal on Environmentally Friendly Lighting

Today, the European Union released a Green Paper named "Lighting the Future: Accelerating the Deployment of Innovative Lighting Technologies" to accelerating the wide deployment of innovative, environmentally friendly, high-quality lighting solutions, which are based on light emitting diode (LED) and organic LED technologies. Contributions to the new policy are welcome from all interest stakeholders.

Target group(s):

  • Individual consumers and professional users
  • the lighting industry
  • the building and construction sector
  • architects
  • lighting designers
  • electrical installer
  • municipalities
  • public authorities
  • civil society communities
  • professional associations and
  • all other relevant stakeholders involved or interested in the topic


Objective of the consultation:
This Green Paper (100KB) proposes to launch a number of new policy initiatives and a public debate in Europe with all interested parties for accelerating the wide deployment of innovative high-quality lighting solutions, which are based on light emitting diode (LED) and organic LED technologies and commonly referred to as 'Solid State Lighting' (SSL). The Green Paper addresses both the demand and supply side.

It first addresses policies targeting European users (professional users and consumers) for overcoming existing challenges for wider market uptake. It then proposes policies addressing the European lighting industry with the aim to foster its leading position and competitiveness thus contributing to the creation of growth and jobs in Europe.

The Commission is seeking the views of all interested individuals and organisations on the relevant issues involved by collecting replies on specific questions set out in the Green Paper.

Period of consultation:
From 15.12.2011 to 29.02.2012

How to participate:
To learn more about how to contribute or to download supporting documents and additional information please visit http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/digital-agenda/actions/ssl-consultation/index_en.htm or contact the Directorate-General for Information Society and Media, Unit G5 - Photonics at INFSO-SSL@ec.europa.eu

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