The Ministry of Climate Change, Environment and Energy has issued Hakathari Labels to State Trading Organization for 15 models of refrigerators and an additional 4 models of air conditioners under the Hakathari program
The Hakathari program is being implemented by the Ministry in order to ensure that electrical appliances that enter the Maldivian market meet the necessary energy efficiency standards. In addition to this, it allows consumers to identify the energy efficiency levels of appliances.
The appliances covered under this program are Air conditioners, Refrigerators and Washing machines. 14 models of air conditioners and 15 models of refrigerators have been registered under the program to date. Air conditioners registered under this program have received energy efficiency ratings between 4 and 5 stars, while refrigerators have received energy efficiency ratings between 3 and 4 stars.
Further information on electrical appliances registered under the Hakathari Program will be available from the Ministry of Climate Change, Environment and Energy’s website https://www.environment.gov.mv/v2/en/hakathari-program.