CLASP News: What We're Working on Now
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Making Energy Labels Work for You: Insights from Southeast Asia
CLASP Manager Lina Kelpsaite offers observations into why design and communication strategies are integral to labeling program success.
For Women, By Women: Unlocking a More Inclusive, Gender-Diverse Energy Sector
On International Women’s Day, CLASP India’s Neha Dhingra, Moumita Chandra and Sumedha Awasthy reflect on the role of women in the energy sector, arguing for greater representation to ensure equitable access to energy services.
CLASP Supports First Lighting Efficiency Policies in Nigeria
CLASP is supporting the Nigerian government in accelerating the transition to energy-efficient, clean lighting
China’s New Efficiency Policy Will Help Keep Pace with Climate Goals
The new MEPS policy will strengthen the power of efficiency standards, with huge implications for climate goals.
How is Energy Efficiency Labeling Working in the Philippines?
CLASP and Philippines partner Innogy Solutions, Inc. conducted a consumer, retailer, and industry survey of the efficacy of the Philippine Energy Labeling Program after a 2021 redesign.
CEO Christine Egan: Witnessing Efficiency in Action in India
CLASP CEO Christine Egan reflects post-trip on CLASP's work and the state of energy efficiency in India.
CLASP occupies a space that no other organisation is likely to fulfill in Europe. The combination of robust technical analysis with international experience and best practice provides a technical foundation that underpins progressive policy positions.Hans-Paul Siderius
Ecodesign representative, Netherlands Enterprise Agency
How Can We Cool India Faster?
CLASP hosted a conference on accelerating the implementation of India's Cooling Action Plan (ICAP), concluding that collaboration and coordination are integral to achieving ICAP’s targets.
World’s Best MEPS: Tracking Global Leaders in Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards
A new analysis from CLASP showcases national policy leaders and offers recommendations for countries on the cusp of meeting global benchmarks.
Press Release: Gas cookers regularly breach air pollution limits
A new report from CLASP and EPHA suggests that cooking on gas in a typical kitchen without mechanical ventilation causes indoor NO2 pollution that exceeds World Health Organisation air quality guidelines and outdoor EU air pollution standards multiple times each week throughout the year.
India Dialogue Series: Climate Group x CLASP
Working towards climate change mitigation involves speed and scale, which can be achieved largely through collaborative efforts between stakeholders. Neha Dhingra, Senior Manager - CLASP spoke with Divya Sharma, Executive Director - Climate Group on India's climate goals, COP27, equity and more.
CLASP Joins Civil Society Organisations to Call EU Commission “Phase out domestic gas cooking appliances to protect health”
In a joint letter sent today, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and 14 other signatories call
upon European Commission to phase out domestic gas cooking appliances, as they endanger Europeans’ health.
Echoes from India on COP27
As COP27 winds down in Sharm-El-Sheikh, the CLASP India team spoke with a journalist, energy experts, and a business leader to gain a deeper view on what they think, see and take away from India’s role in climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience.
Videos: CLASP Collaborates with Industry in Pakistan to Tackle Energy Crisis
CLASP produced two short videos to demonstrate how our work with industry in Pakistan has helped to shift production to more efficient appliances.
New US Consumer Insights Reveal Overwhelming Support for Appliance Efficiency
Recent report from CLASP and Consumer Federation of America illustrates a significant opportunity for energy and cost savings through more stringent appliance standards.
Seeking Industry Input on Efficient TV Policies in South Africa
To mitigate further strain on the national grid during the ongoing energy crises, CLASP and SANEDI seek industry input into new policies to improve TV efficiency.
Increasing Access to Air Conditioners in a Heating India
Less than 10% of Indian households have access to ACs, leaving over one billion people susceptible to increasingly frequent and intense heatwaves. CLASP is supporting the Indian government to enhance access to energy efficient ACs.
Renewable Energy Systems
Press Release: CLASP & Nithio Launch Financing Facility for Productive Use Appliances
Access to productive use appliances can deliver significant economic, health, education, and quality of life benefits for an estimated 60 million households worldwide and put under-electrified parts of the world on a low carbon pathway to electrification.