The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that four more manufacturers, Bosch, Daikin, Midea and Johnson Controls, have met the challenge of heat pumps for cold climates.
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Ukrainian authorities have seized a large shipment of refrigerant that was imported into the country and mistakenly declared as humanitarian aid to avoid paying customs duties.
The European Heat Pump Summit, held last week in Nuremberg, attracted a record number of about 570 participants, including 150 online.
A UK government advisory body has called for free installation of heat pumps in low-income households and for billions of pounds in heat pump subsidies.
Daikin Industries is developing an energy-saving refrigerant for vehicle air conditioners that will help extend range. As air conditioners consume large amounts of electricity, the refrigerant would allow more power to be allocated to driving.