CLASP News: What We're Working on Now
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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.
New Report Reveals Shortage of Appliance Efficiency Policies in NDCs
Despite its massive climate mitigation potential, appliance efficiency is often left out of nationally determined contributions to the Paris Agreement, CLASP analysis shows.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
CLASP Showcases Universal Labeling Module at the European Sustainable Energy Week
Marie Baton, Consultant Senior Adviser for CLASP Europe, presented a universal labeling module, designed to make it easier for online retailers to comply with energy label regulations.
Video: CLASP Launches Awareness Video on India’s Standards & Labeling Program for World Environment Day
CLASP, in collaboration with BEE, launched a video educate Indian consumers about the S&L program for residential appliances.
Guarding Against Low-Efficiency Appliances in East & Southern Africa
Through UNIDO’s EELA project, CLASP is building compliance capacity to protect East and Southern African markets from energy inefficient appliances.
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.
Facilitating Industry Inclusive AC Policymaking in Indonesia
As the Indonesian climate reaches unprecedented heat levels, CLASP is supporting plans for a transition to sustainable cooling.
Helping Chinese Consumers Identify Energy-Efficient Appliances
CLASP and CNIS worked with the Alibaba Group to help eco-minded customers find the most efficient appliances online.
Brazil’s Elucidative Case of AC Efficiency Testing Circumvention
A case of manufacturer interference during efficiency testing for ACs in Brazil underscores the importance of reliable, airtight procedures.
Forecast Climate Impacts up to 2050 with Mepsy
Mepsy, CLASP’s climate impact calculator, now allows users to forecast climate impacts into 2050.
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.
Why Compliance Counts
Emphasizing the importance of clean energy solutions and appliance efficiency and quality policies are at the core of CLASP’s work. One step that is often overlooked in the energy efficiency sector is compliance, a critical activity that helps governments protect the anticipated benefits of efficiency policies for consumers, the market, and the planet.
Integrating Appliance Efficiency into Nationally Determined Contributions
CLASP’s new report investigates the lack of appliance efficiency policy included in countries’ NDCs and provides recommendations to governments on how they can best leverage ambitious appliance efficiency policies in revised climate commitments.