Ecodesign Preparatory Study for Electric Vehicles Chargers

The European Commission (DG GROW) launched a preparatory ecodesign study for chargers for electric vehicles. This study will be carried out by Fraunhofer ISI and VITO within the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation context. Aim of the study is to analyse the feasibility of sustainability requirements for EV chargers.

For this purpose, the study comprises the following activities: 

  • Conduct an Ecodesign preparatory study analysing the technical, economic, environmental, market and societal aspects of electric vehicles recharging stations following the revised MEErP methodology Tasks 1-7;
  • Based on the findings of the study, where appropriate, provide input and support to the development of draft proposal of Ecodesign Regulation and/or Energy Energy Labelling Regulation for electric vehicles chargers.
  • Provide ad-hoc technical expertise.

The study was started in December 2023 and will be completed in May 2025.

On this website you will find all necessary information related to this study. All public documents prepared as part of the study will be made available under the “Documents” section. Latest information on past or upcoming meetings can be found under “Meetings”.

To be kept up to date and to register for stakeholder meetings, please register here.

Please note: The information and views set out in this study are those of the consultants and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Commission. Please read the Disclaimer and Copyright information for this website.


Events to come

10. June 2024

Draft report for tasks 1-3 now available for review (please use the provided
template ), see Documents section . They will be the focus of the SHM.

25. June 2024

1. Stakeholder meeting in Brussels as a hybrid meeting (see agenda )

To participate, please register on the website. An invitation to the stakeholder meeting will then be sent to you.

Please note that places on site are limited.

Events of the past