Welcome to the website of the Ecodesign Preparatory Study on Light Sources (ENER Lot 8/9/19). This study will provide the European Commission with a technical, environmental and economic analysis of light sources as required under Article 15 of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC.
The study is carried out for the European Commission, DG Energy under framework contract ENER.C3.2012-418-lot 1. The study team effectively started at the beginning of 2014 and is expected to be finished in October 2015.

Reports issued for this study are available on the Documents section of this website. Please register to receive updates on stakeholder meetings and publication of documents.
If you would like to read more about the background of this study, then please visit the Introduction.

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What's new? 

Date  Subject 
14 Dec. 2015

'Final project summary' and 'Presentation for the Ecodesign Consultation Forum of 14 December 2015' added in the Documents section.

This completes the preparatory study on light sources: project is closed.

5 Nov. 2015

Final report on Task 7 Scenario Analysis published. See the Documents page.

Final versions of reports for Task 0 through 6 are now also available. Previous draft versions of these reports have been removed from the Documents page.

3 Sep. 2015

Final Minutes 2nd Stakeholder meeting available.

First Stakeholder inputs for Task 7 available.

July 2015

Presentation 2nd Stakeholder meeting available.

First comment on Task 4, 5, 6 reports available. See the Documents page. 

4 June 2015 Revision 1 of draft report Task 6 (design options) available. See the Documents page. Preliminary version of 27 May has been removed.
27 May 2015 Preliminary draft report Task 6 (design options) available. See the Documents page.
19 May 2015 Draft report Task 5 (environmental impacts and life cycle costs) available
18 May 2015

Registration for 2nd Stakeholder Meeting is now open
Date: 17 June 2015
Location: Berlaymont building, Schuman room, Brussels
Time: 9:30 (registration) ; 10:00 - 17:30 (latest)

Registration for the meeting is possible until the 3rd  of June, 23.59h. You are invited to register.

18 May 2015

Draft report Task 4 (technology) available

Revised draft reports for Task 1 (main), Task 2 and Task 3 available (previous versions have been removed)

1st Stakeholder comments available

See the Documents page.

23 February 2015

Model for European Light Sources Analysis (MELISA) v0 - available for download as Excel file (xlsx) or printed version (pdf)

Final Minutes of the 1st stakeholder meeting - available for download

See the Documents page.

10 February 2015

Correspondence table Presentation - Report available for download                        See the Documents page.

6 February 2015

Presentation 1st stakeholder meeting available for download.
See the Documents page.

5 January 2015

Reports for Task 0 to Task 3 (preliminary) are now available for download.
These reports are relevant for the 1st Stakeholder Meeting.
See the Documents page.

31 December 2014

Registration for 1st Stakeholder meeting opened:

1st Stakeholder Meeting
Date: 5 February 2015
Location: Conference Centre Albert Borschette, room 2D, Brussels
Time: 9:30 - 17:30h.

Registration for the meeting is possible until the 23 January 2015, 23.59h.

November 2014

 Launch of the project website.