New Simple Set-top Boxes Regulation
In accordance with the study from EU Commission, the number of SSTBs placed on the Community market will grow from 28 million in 2008 to 56 million in 2014, and the annual electricity consumption of SSTBs will grow from 6 TWh in 2010 to 14 TWh in 2014.
In order to significantly reduce the electricity consumption of SSTBs in a cost effective manner, the EuP – SSTBs Regulation entry into force on 24th February 2009. Staged ecodesign requirement is established, SSTBs placed on the market shall not exceed the power consumption limits.
For further details, please read Alert for Simple Set-up Boxes (PDF 182 KB)
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