On May 12 2017, Energy Efficiency Limits and Classifications for Electric Cookers coded GB 12021.6-2017 was jointly released by General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China, and Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China, and is expected to kick in since June 1, 2018. This set of standards includes IH electric cookers for the first time, and introduces a new set of evaluation methods to reach the goal of energy conservation and environmental protection.