European Motor MEPS Published

On 23 July 2009 the European Commission Regulations 640/2009 and 641/2009 for Ecodesign Requirements as Minimum Energy Performance Standards for electric motors and circulator pumps have been formally published. They take effect for motors between 0.75 kW and 375 kW on 16 June 2011 as IE2 and on 1 January 2013 as EEI of not more than 0.27 for circulator pumps with hydraulic output power between 1 W and 2500 W.