India’s Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for ratification of the Kigali Amendment.
The event will still take place on September 28-29, and the announced program remains unchanged.
The document looks at how GWP measures up over 20 years to show the true environmental effect of common refrigerants used today.
The new heat pump uses water – but could use some ammonia mixed in – as its refrigerant, and can produce temperatures up to 180°C.
Aiming to cut emissions in the EU by 55% by 2030, the proposals include updates to energy efficiency, manufacturing, renewable energy and carbon trading.
The Boss Micro is aimed at edge data centers, convenience stores and gas stations with a limited number of units.
As one of the world’s biggest users of f-gases, China’s acceptance of the amendment is important for the phase down of HFCs.
The Natural Resources Defense Council outlines areas of agreement and disagreement with proposals raised at the EPA’s June 3 hearing.
The model would cut 50% of CO2e emissions and avoid 55% of food losses, the group says.
HFO-1234ze, marketed as a replacement refrigerant for HFCs, could produce significant amounts of an HFC with a GWP of more than 12,000, the study says.
Mirai Intex has announced on its website that German authorities is offering subsidies to purchasers of its air-cycle cooling system, which uses air as a refrigerant.