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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.
Net Zero Heroes Event: The Essential Appliances for Climate Action
On November 28, CLASP hosted a launch webinar for our landmark publication Net Zero Heroes. Watch the recording to learn more about the affordable, efficient appliances that must be at the heart of all climate action.
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.
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.
CLASP’s #NetZeroHeroes hit back at the climate crisis with actionable solutions
This November 2023, CLASP will celebrate the people and appliance heroes that are vital for mitigating the climate crisis and promoting equitable resilience; they are the #NetZeroHeroes.
We have always found that the technical contributions and policy recommendations from CLASP strongly complement our own advocacy efforts, collectively enabling us to deliver a compelling message to the Commission in support of ambitious regulations.Laura Degallaix
Secretary General, European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation
Find CLASP at the Africa Climate Summit 2023
Between September 4 -6, CLASP attended the Africa Climate Summit, convened by the African Union (AU) and hosted by the Government of Kenya.
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.
Innovative Financing Facility Supports 18 Productive Use Companies in Africa
The Productive Use Appliance Financing Facility provides procurement subsidies and capacity-building grants to 18 small and medium-sized companies selling productive use appliances (PUAs) in East, West and Central Africa.
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.
Catalyzing India’s Transition to Energy-Efficient Fans
CLASP co-hosted a workshop with Energy Efficiency Services Limited to discuss strategies to enable the adoption of 10 million energy-efficient ceiling fans in India.
CLASP at Clean Energy Ministerial 2023
On 19 July, CLASP will co-host an event with Asian Development Bank on 'Opportunities for Energy Transition within the Agricultural Cold Chain & Logistics Sector' in Goa, India.
Kenya Launches First National Cooling Action Plan
To promote sustainable cooling solutions amidst rising temperatures, Kenya has introduced a comprehensive five-year National Cooling Action Plan.
Results from China’s Energy Efficiency Program Encourage Further Progress
Evidence of China’s successful energy efficiency policies encourages CLASP to continue raising ambition through collaboration with industry and government.
PRESS RELEASE: Supporting the Deployment of Approximately 10 Million Energy-Efficient Fans Pan-India
On June 2, EESL and CLASP co-hosted a workshop to discuss opportunities, challenges and ways to increase the adoption of energy-efficient fans in India.
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.