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Forecast Climate Impacts up to 2050 with Mepsy
Mepsy, CLASP’s climate impact calculator, now allows users to forecast climate impacts into 2050.
The Gift that Keeps Giving: Adopt Ambitious MEPS Now & See the Benefits Spillover
Analysis suggests the adoption of more stringent MEPS in one nation can produce spillover benefits in others, influencing global and regional markets. CLASP Senior Associate Lauren Boucher discusses potential spillover benefits if North America adopted IE4 Motor MEPs and the global implications for COP26.
Efficient Permanent Magnet Motors Can Change the Way We Deliver Energy Access
A new report from Efficiency for Access offers the first comprehensive analysis of efficient motor applications in off-grid and weak grid appliance markets.
Introducing Mepsy, CLASP’s Appliance & Equipment Climate Impact Calculator
This week CLASP introduces Mepsy, a new planning tool designed to help policymakers, researchers, and others assess the climate and energy impacts of appliance energy efficiency policy scenarios.
Pakistan Launches First Efficiency Policy for Electric Motors
The National Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (NEECA) of Pakistan announced the country’s first mandatory energy efficiency policy for electric motors in December 2020.
India Launches Efficiency Policies for Air Compressors and Ultra-High-Definition Televisions
The Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has adopted voluntary energy efficiency policies for air compressors and ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions aimed at reducing the energy use and climate impacts associated with these products while saving money for consumers.
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)
New Report Recommends Policies to Cut Carbon from Electric Motors in Pakistan
In an effort to curb these acute environmental effects, as well as the PKR 2,400 billion (USD 16 billion) annual operating costs to consumers, a new report from CLASP investigates the potential to implement energy performance standards for these highly consumptive products.
Accelerating Appliance Energy Efficiency in Pakistan
CLASP and Pakistan’s national and provincial energy efficiency agencies convened a workshop to kick off a multi-year engagement on appliance efficiency policy.
SEAD and CLASP Shine a Light on Appliance Energy Efficiency Testing Costs and Best Practices
In order to aid policymakers and program managers with the development and design of appliance energy performance testing programs, CLASP worked with the Super-efficient Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative and P&R Energy LLC to develop the SEAD Global Appliance Testing Costs Catalogue.