France consumes approximately 2.2 percent of the world’s primary energy. As a member of the European Union, France contributes to the development of minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) and efficiency labeling programs through the European Commission. The Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) is responsible for implementing France’s national energy policy, including the promotion of energy efficiency.
Information regarding France's current energy efficiency programs can be found on the CLASP Standards and Labeling (S&L) Database.
Standards and Labeling: France is contributing to international collaborations on televisions and solid state lighting under the standards and labeling working group.
Technical Analysis: France is participating in international efforts to share programmatic best practices, technical analysis, and other information relevant to the development of world class appliance and equipment standards.