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Energy Star bows out of battery charging system standards

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:46 -- Ruth Williams
The Energy Star logo will only be used on charging systems until end of 2014

Energy Star, the US government-backed programme that promotes energy efficiency in products, has decided to withdraw its standards for battery charging systems from December 31, 2014.

The agency is withdrawing because it believes the standards set in California outstrip its own or the Department of Energy's and believe multiple sets of standards could cause confusion to companies and consumers.

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