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china: announcement (2024) edition on energy efficiency specifications of advanced level, energy saving level and access level

APRIL 2024 - ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS

On 7 February 2024, China's National Development and Reform Commission and other relevant departments published a 2024 edition announcement No. 127, 2024 on the different energy efficiency levels which includes advanced level, energy saving level and access level for the key energy-consuming products and equipment.

The announcement is to accelerate energy conservation by means of advanced technologies, achieving carbon reduction and neutrality and promoting the improvement of energy-saving standards for products.

The announcement specifies the expansion of the key energy-consuming products by adding 23 products including data centres, industrial boilers, photovoltaic modules, etc. and dividing the products into 6 categories:

  • Industrial equipment,
  • Information and communication devices,
  • Transportation equipment,
  • Commercial equipment,
  • Household appliances, and
  • Lighting appliances

 

  Product and Equipment 
Compared with the 2022 edition, new products and equipment have been added:
  • Industrial boiler;
  • Dust collector;
  • welding machine;
  • submersible electric pump;
  • high voltage three-phase cage asynchronous motor;
  • data centre;
  • tower and rack servers;
  • communication base station;
  • monitor;
  • EV charger;
  • liquid-cooled drive motor system for electric vehicles;
  • self-condensing unit commercial freezer;
  • commercial electric stove;
  • commercial gas stove;
  • photovoltaic grid-connected inverter;
  • crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules;
  • flat screen TV;
  • rice cooker;
  • cooker hood;
  • household induction cooker;
  • household gas instant water heater;
  • gas heating water heater;
  • LED flat panel light.

 

Compared with the 2022 edition, products with improved energy efficiency requirements are as follows:  
  • permanent magnet synchronous motor;
  • unit air conditioner;
  • low ambient temperature air source heat pump (chilled water) unit;
  • heat pump water heater.

 

 

The Announcement is in force since 1 April 2024 and will repeal Announcement No. 1719, 2022

Official link:

https://www.ndrc.gov.cn/xxgk/zcfb/ghxwj/202402/t20240207_1364001.html


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