India India stipulates new energy saving standard for color televisions

Applies from July 2022

India stipulates new energy saving standard for color televisions

On 24 May 2022, the Ministry of Power of India issued a notification (S.O. 2369 (E).) setting a new energy saving standard for color televisions, which are one of the products subject to labeling obligations under the energy saving labeling system “Standards & Labeling Program.” The standard applies from July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024, and classifies five-star ratings based on annual energy consumption. The target products are color televisions (including CRT, LCD, plasma, and LED) with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels or less manufactured or sold in India. Computer monitors are excluded.