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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.
Research Shows Huge Heat Pump Potential in China
CLASP and partners found great potential for heat pumps to scale across the country, supporting China's goal of net zero emissions by 2060.
Renewable Energy Systems
Supporting Circular Economy for Renewable Energy Projects
CLASP supports USAID in the development of country-specific circular economy plans to ensure the demand for renewable energy sources does not negatively impact the environment.
CLASP Research Explores Feasibility of a LED Transition in China
New research from CLASP and the Chinese National Institute of Standards shows a dwindling fluorescent market in the country, as LEDs gain popularity among domestic and international consumers.
Soaring Temperatures in India Necessitate Sustainable Cold Storage
CLASP visits cold chain sites across India to understand the ecosystem, rising challenges and potential avenues to increase efficiency.
The next frontier, productive uses of energy, is an area that CLASP and the Schatz Center have deep expertise in. They will be instrumental in shaping the next generation of quality assurance.Itotia Njagi
IFC Lighting Global Lead
CLASP Launches New Program in China
The China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) is partnering with CLASP in efforts to dramatically reduce CO₂ emissions through appliance energy efficiency.
Amplifying Circular Economy in Our Appliance Work
To holistically address the impact of appliances on human health and the planet, CLASP is intensifying our circular economy work.
Friday Night Musings: Energy Efficiency enters a New Phase in India
CLASP's Senior Director, Bishal Thapa shares insights into his conversation with Mr. Abhay Bakre, Director General of India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency. As India scales up climate change mitigation efforts, this conversation dives into new strategies to leverage efficiency to meet India's carbon reduction goals.
CLASP Co-Authors Book on EEDAL Proceedings
From the proceedings of EEDAL ‘19, renowned publisher Springer compiled Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) in May, 2022. Three chapters of the publication have been co-authored by CLASP’s PK Mukherjee, Neha Dhingra and Kishore Kumar.
Indonesia’s Road to Net Zero
Last year, Indonesia committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2060; CLASP is supporting the government to integrate appliance efficiency considerations into the national plan.
Find CLASP at the International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL)
From 1-3 June, team members from our Washington D.C., Nairobi, Europe and New Delhi offices will present at the International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) in Toulouse, France.
New Visi Cooler Policy could Save Pakistani Shopkeepers Millions
CLASP supported a new refrigerated display case (visi cooler) policy that could save Pakistani shopkeepers millions through reduced energy costs, if adopted as proposed.
Brazil and China Meet to Discuss the Future of Cooling MEPS
Representatives from Chinese and Brazilian governmental bodies met to discuss development of commercial air conditioning MEPS in a global context.
Convention on Mercury Promises CFLs Phase-Out; Action on LFLs Delayed
At the Minamata Convention on Mercury fourth Conference of Parties (COP4), 137 governments adopted amendments to phase out a major category of fluorescent lighting, but actions were stalled on others.
PRESS RELEASE: 35 Countries Show Climate, Health and Economic Benefits of LEDs
New evidence from the Clean Lighting Coalition demonstrates that LEDs are a more cost-effective, safe and climate-friendly alternative to mercury-containing fluorescents for countries around the world.
CLASP Commemorates International Women’s Day with Safe & Efficient Hospital Lighting
This International Women's Day, we highlight CLASP's Nyamolo Abagi who is launching hospital LED retrofits in Brazil, Nigeria and the Philippines to lower hospital energy costs, provide better quality lighting and reduce the risk of mercury exposure for both patients and staff.