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Clarification on the meaning of ‘verification’ under ETV and differences from certification

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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.

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New GVP revision: clarification on test requirement

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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

ETV at the 20th European forum on Eco-innovation

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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