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Residential End-Use Energy Consumption and Appliance Ownership Patterns in India
In 2019, CLASP worked with Environmental Design Solutions to conduct a first of its kind pan-India urban residential end-use survey and real-time appliance energy-use monitoring through Non-intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM). The study’s objective was to establish appliance ownership and usage patterns for urban households and develop a framework for data collection and analysis on energy end-use.
Mercury-Free Alternatives to Certain Fluorescent Lamps: A Report to the European Commission’s Committee on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances
The Swedish Energy Agency and CLASP conducted a market and technology review to examine the availability of mercury-free lighting products to replace T5 and T8 linear fluorescent lamps and compact fluorescent lamps which are not integrally ballasted (CFLni).
Off-Grid Appliance Market Survey 2018
The 2018 Off-Grid Appliance Market Survey report examines the perceived demand and impact potential of household, productive use and healthcare technologies.
Lighting Global Quality assurance tested a group of top-selling non-quality verified solar products in five domestic markets across Africa and South Asia. All 17 evaluated products failed to meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards for pico-PV products.
Off- and Weak-Grid Appliance & Equipment Technology Summaries
This document is a summary and distillation of CLASP’s research into appliances for which the demand is strong, but which are only available in low volumes and at relatively high cost. The summary also identifies early stage technologies which may be disruptive to existing dominant appliances.
Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction from Applying Circular Economy Principles to Ecodesign Products
Study: retail prices of LED lamps dropping rapidly
CLASP’s Europe program has studied retail prices for LED lamps finding a rapid rate of price reduction globally and in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Renewable Energy Systems
Off-Grid Solar Home Systems – Technical & Market Guide
Solar home systems (SHSs) are technologically complex, and many companies offer a range of
products. This guide presents the best available high-level technical and market information about one (1) SHS product and/or configuration per company.
Potential Impact of Lighting and Appliance Efficiency Standards on Peak Demand – The Case of Indonesia
Renewable Energy Systems
Enhancing the World Bank’s Energy Access Investments Through Energy Efficiency
The World Bank commissioned CLASP to take a fresh look at eight energy access operations and issue a report on how energy efficiency can help achieve better outcomes in access-related initiatives.