CLASP News: What We're Working on Now
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Driving Sustainable Building Practices: CLASP’s Impact in Indonesia
In Indonesia, CLASP is working with national regulators to encourage the adoption of energy-efficient cooling equipment in buildings, which account for half of the country's total energy spends and 70% of its electricity.
Collaborating to Transform China’s Energy Landscape
CLASP collaborates with Chinese partners to set pioneering standards to improve the energy efficiency of electric motors and renewable energy transformers.
CLASP Supports Pakistan Government’s Efforts with Cooling Needs Assessment
CLASP and local partner SAMA^Verte have collaborated with the Government of Pakistan to conduct a comprehensive Cooling Needs Assessment (CNA) aimed at informing a National Cooling Action Plan.
Cooling India: Energy-Efficient Fans for a Greener Tomorrow
41 million ceiling fans are sold annually in India but only 3% are energy-efficient models. To address this, the Indian government is forging multiple collaborations to reduce energy consumption, greenhouse emissions, and energy costs while fostering sustainability.
Addressing China’s Climate Comfort Dilemma
Efficiency standards for air conditioners in China face a critical challenge from auxiliary heating, burdening consumers with higher energy bills and stifling technological innovation in the industry. CLASP is collaborating with experts to tackle this.
Improving Appliances, Changing Lives: Pakistan’s Industry Accelerator
CLASP launched the Industry Accelerator program with an aim to transform the motor and water heater manufacturing sectors in Pakistan to produce more efficient and quality products.
The contribution from CLASP has been instrumental in the process for setting ecodesign and energy labelling requirements on televisions and computer monitors.Paolo Tosoratti
Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency; European Commission
Paving Pakistan’s Pathway to Efficient Cooling
As Pakistan’s growing population tries to cope with rising temperatures, the demand for cooling is soaring. CLASP is supporting the country’s first Cooling Action Plan to give communities access to efficient cooling appliances while controlling emissions and reducing the strain on power grids.
Report Exposes Widespread Dumping of Inefficient, Climate-Damaging ACs with Obsolete Refrigerants
CLASP’s new report examines the ongoing, widespread sale of less efficient air conditioners with obsolete refrigerants across Southeast Asia. The research includes actionable solutions which could reduce a billion tons of carbon dioxide emissions over 25 years, and slash consumers energy bills.
Boosting Industrial Competitiveness in Pakistan
CLASP launches an industrial accelerator program in Pakistan to spur innovation and improve appliance efficiency.
Renewable Energy Systems
Advancing Distributed Renewable Energy in India
At the South Asia Forum for Distributed Energy in New Delhi, India CLASP hosted discussions on the potential of distributed renewable energy for enhanced livelihoods and improved energy access in the country.
Collaborating towards Net Zero in Indonesia
CLASP and the Indonesian government collaborate to bolster energy conservation efforts in the country by expanding Minimum Energy Performance Standards to achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2060.
Redefining Heating Efficiency: CLASP Presents a Unified Approach to Heat Pump Adoption in China
At a national heat pump conference in China, CLASP highlighted the opportunity to use technology-neutral policies to accelerate the market transition from traditional heating to more efficient heat pumps.
Renewable Energy Systems
Find CLASP at South Asia Forum for Distributed Energy 2023
On August 23 and 24, CLASP will be at the South Asia Forum for Distributed Energy 2023, organized by Global Off-Grid Lighting Association in New Delhi, India.
Punjab’s Sustainable Energy Future: The Energy Endorsement Label
CLASP is working with the Punjab Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency in Pakistan to promote efficient appliances that are cheaper to run through a new endorsement label.
Lighting The Path to Net Zero: Boosting China’s LED Efficiency
CLASP is partnering with the China National Institute for Standardization to accelerate the country’s transition to more energy-efficient LEDs.
CLASP: Advancing Energy-Efficient Cold Chains in India
CLASP attended the four-day 14th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM14) meeting in Goa, India to discuss and collaborate on advancing clean energy solutions.
Bridging the Innovation Gap: Pakistani Manufacturers Tour Chinese Test Facility
To encourage domestic appliance innovation, CLASP led a group of Pakistani manufacturers on a lab tour of a leading appliance test facility in China.
CLASP Collaborates to Accelerate India’s Net Zero Transition
CLASP and India's Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial to support EESL's 10 million Energy-Efficient Fans program, which will help support India's transition to Net Zero Carbon Emissions.