MELA Publishes Informative Brochure for Prospective Members – July 2017

Today MELA published an informative new brochure aimed at attracting prospective members to join the association. The brochure contains details of the objectives of the association, its mission and how it is fulfilled, i.e. by connecting policy-makers and industry, providing expertise on Middle East lighting policy, legislation and organisation, educating for higher standards and facilitating…

MELA & ESMA Launch Compliant Lighting Product Requirements Guide for UAE – June 2017

In June 2017 MELA & The Emirates Standards & Metrology Authority (ESMA) launched the first edition of the Compliant Lighting Product Requirements Guide for UAE. Gerald Strickland Director MELA explained that ‘the guide was introduced to provide support to local market surveillance authorities including the Public Safety Authority of Dubai and others, as to which lighting…

MELA newsletter version 1704 is now on line!

Find details of the activities of MELA so far in 2017 including the following information: Progress on priorities for 2017 including Lighting Application Guide, Market Surveillance, Saudi Developments in Regulating Commercial/Professional Lighting, updated lighting policy forecast for GCC + Jordan and Egypt and MELA at Middle East Electricity. This and previous versions of the MELA newsletter can be downloaded…

MELA holds Market Surveillance Workshop courtesy of Dubai Central Laboratory – Apr 2017

MELA members were recently invited by Abdulrahman Al Ali (Renewable Energy & Electromechanical Laboratories Section Head) to a market surveillance workshop held at Dubai Central Laboratory in April 2017. The meeting was attended by resentatives from seven MELA member companies and eight market inspectors/engineers who are responsible for surveying the Dubai market for non compliant…