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CLASP Embraces China’s Newest Push Toward Circular Economy
China’s new circular economy policy complements the strong push for high-efficiency appliances and modernizes e-waste management.
Powering Up Pakistan: CLASP’s Two-Year Plan to Tackle Energy Crises & Climate Change
CLASP's next two-year program in Pakistan will tackle the ongoing energy crisis and help adapt to worsening climate conditions.
Scaling Adoption of Efficient Induction Cookstoves in India
CLASP supported India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency to launch the efficiency policy for induction cookstoves.
CLASP Presents World’s Best MEPS at APEC Energy Meeting
China program lead Steven Zeng presented CLASP's World's Best MEPS research to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting to motivate APEC countries to update standards.
Making Energy Labels Work for You: Insights from Southeast Asia
CLASP Manager Lina Kelpsaite offers observations into why design and communication strategies are integral to labeling program success.
India’s Push for Energy Efficiency Continues with Launch of Four Appliance Policies
On 1 March 2023, India launched four new energy efficiency policies for residential appliances which will help reduce CO₂ emissions by an estimated 9 million metric tons by 2030. These policies align with India's commitment to the G20 presidency agenda, which advocates for more extensive climate action globally.
Working with CLASP has been a great pleasure. The team is professional, productive, and collaborative. They treat ECREEE as partners in the formulation and implementation of their activities, asking our organization and ECOWAS member states for contributions, insights, and review.Dr. Charles Diarra
Energy Efficiency Expert of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
Press Release: Global LEAP Awards Announces Winners and Finalists of the 2022 Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge
The 2022 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge (OGCCC) competition identified 12 best-in-class, affordable, energy-efficient off-grid cold chains appropriate for use in un- and underserved markets. SelfChill emerged as the top winner and New Leaf Dynamic was a runner-up, receiving US$ 75,000 and US$ 25,000, respectively.
Feeding one Billion People: Revamping India’s Cold Chain
CLASP co-hosted a workshop with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and the Bihar Renewable Development Agency (BREDA) to promote energy efficiency in the cold chain sector.
China’s New Efficiency Policy Will Help Keep Pace with Climate Goals
The new MEPS policy will strengthen the power of efficiency standards, with huge implications for climate goals.
How is Energy Efficiency Labeling Working in the Philippines?
CLASP and Philippines partner Innogy Solutions, Inc. conducted a consumer, retailer, and industry survey of the efficacy of the Philippine Energy Labeling Program after a 2021 redesign.
CEO Christine Egan: Witnessing Efficiency in Action in India
CLASP CEO Christine Egan reflects post-trip on CLASP's work and the state of energy efficiency in India.
How Can We Cool India Faster?
CLASP hosted a conference on accelerating the implementation of India's Cooling Action Plan (ICAP), concluding that collaboration and coordination are integral to achieving ICAP’s targets.
India Dialogue Series: Climate Group x CLASP
Working towards climate change mitigation involves speed and scale, which can be achieved largely through collaborative efforts between stakeholders. Neha Dhingra, Senior Manager - CLASP spoke with Divya Sharma, Executive Director - Climate Group on India's climate goals, COP27, equity and more.
A Tale of Scale and Stature: How India’s Labeling Program is Helping Combat Climate Change
Energy efficiency policies were highlighted yet again at COP27 as an opportunity for countries to reach net zero targets. As Indian energy consumption patterns change, CLASP is providing the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) with technical assistance to help achieve its goal on appliance efficiency policies.
Videos: CLASP Collaborates with Industry in Pakistan to Tackle Energy Crisis
CLASP produced two short videos to demonstrate how our work with industry in Pakistan has helped to shift production to more efficient appliances.
Increasing Access to Air Conditioners in a Heating India
Less than 10% of Indian households have access to ACs, leaving over one billion people susceptible to increasingly frequent and intense heatwaves. CLASP is supporting the Indian government to enhance access to energy efficient ACs.
Helping Chinese Consumers Identify Energy-Efficient Appliances
CLASP and CNIS worked with the Alibaba Group to help eco-minded customers find the most efficient appliances online.
Press Release: The Solar Lighting and Appliances Sector may be Leaving Marginalised Groups Behind, New Efficiency for Access Study Reveals
This seminal report is a first step towards establishing a baseline to understand how well the solar sector is performing across different facets of inclusivity.