ETV focuses on quantifiable and measurable parameters. Tests are carried out in order to measure the performance of a technology and its environmental added value. The credibility and reliability of the ETV test results depend on the qualifications of the Test Body (TB), that is the organization performing them. Read More
The ETV website has now moved to DG Environment pages on Europa and is integrated in the Eco-innovation site. The content is the same as the previous site hosted by the JRC. The new url is the following: https://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecoap/etv/
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As you know, ETV stands for Environmental Technology Verification: thus ETV is a verification process and not a certification. The distinction between verification and certification can be confusing for technology proposers and end users. For this reason, the ETV Technical Working Group (TWG) has produced a TWG Reference document 001/2016 - “Clarification on the meaning of ‘verification’ under ETV and differences from certification” – summarizing the key differences and providing clarification to all parties concerned with ETV.
The ETV General Verification Protocol (GVP) is the technical reference document describing the procedures guiding the verification process and the requirements for the organisations taking part in it. A new version General Verification Protocol v. 1.2 (1st Aug 2016), resulting from an effort of clarification of the previous one, is now available.
The most relevant changes are related to the testing phase and are summarized below: Read More
Are you interested in an Environmental Technology Verification process? If your answer is yes, you can join us at the free of charge event hosted by RINA Services in Madrid, next 18th of November. Read More
RINA Services will be present at the 20th European forum on Eco-innovation – Grow Circular: Financing SME Eco-Innovation, which will take place from 26th to 28th October, 2016 in Tallin (Estonia). During the Forum, on Wednesday 26 October 2016 from 6.15 pm to 7.00 pm, it will take place the official delivery of Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Statements. Read More
Financial support may be available for companies proposing technologies for verification under Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). An important tool at EU level is the Horizon 2020 Programme. Read More
Three Technology Areas (TAs) are within the scope of the EU ETV Pilot Programme:
- Water treatment and monitoring (TA1)
- Materials, waste and resources (TA2)
- Energy Technologies (TA3) Read More
Whenever a company has successfully verified a technology under ETV, it will receive a Statement of Verification that contains the ETV logo. In this post are included helpful tips for a correct use of the ETV logo. Read More