CLASP News: What We're Working on Now
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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.
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.
How Will Your Country Benefit From Banning Fluorescents?
CLASP recently updated Mepsy with the ‘African Lighting Amendment Scenario,’ demonstrating the national-level cost and energy savings if the world ends the manufacture, export and import of fluorescents by 2025. The scenario aligns with the proposed lighting amendment submitted by the African Region to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Ending Toxic Lighting Together – CLASP Coordinates the Clean Lighting Coalition
CLASP is proud to announce that we are coordinating the Clean Lighting Coalition (CLiC), a global partnership to capture the health and environmental benefits of eliminating mercury-based lighting under the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
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.
Global LEAP Awards Innovators: Insights from the Solar E-Waste Challenge
The Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge is a program to support innovations in off-grid solar e-waste management in sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on the Challenge, see Background below.
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)
Solar E-Waste Market Scoping Report Outlines Challenges and Opportunities for E-Waste Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa
Renewable Energy Systems
CLASP Announces the Winners of the 2019 Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge
On July 16-18, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) hosted a solar e-waste festival in Nairobi, Kenya. CLASP joined our partners and industry experts to create new ideas, partnerships and projects to address the growing solar e-waste challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.
Batteries & Storage
Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge Nomination Results by the Numbers
The Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge recently closed after a two-month nomination period for innovations in solar e-waste management.
Efficiency for Access Hosts Technical Roundtable at the Modern Energy Cooking Services Launch in East Africa
On 14 May, the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme held a launch event at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya. The launch brought together key regional stakeholders to discuss potential opportunities to partner with the MECS program in East Africa.
China Launches Digital Energy Label & App
This first in the world QR code energy label offers access to useful product information for consumers and other stakeholders
European Union Explores Circular Economy Legislation
The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Policy Package in 2015 – a legislative system that applies nature’s intrinsic “circle of life” concept to consumer products and appliances to promote and advance more resource-efficient, sustainable product policies.