Welcome to the website of the Ecodesign Preparatory Study on Power Cables (ENTR Lot 8). This study  provided the European Commission with a technical, environmental and economic analysis of power cables as required under Article 15 of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC. 
The study is carried out on behalf of the European Commission, DG Enterprise under specific contract n°185/PP/ENT/IMA/12/1110333 implementing the Framework Contract No FWC Bl/ENTR/29/PP/2010/FC LOT 2. The study started in June 2013 and was finalised in May 2015.
Reports issued for this study are available on the 'Documents' section of this website. 
If you would like to read more about the background of this study, then please visit the Introduction.