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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CLASP’s New CPRC Map Depicts Appliance Policy Coverage Globally
CLASP has launched a new interactive map that allows users to run quick queries of CPRC policies and generate new visuals that summarize the scope of regulations within a certain region.
CLASP is one of the more credible, long-term operating NGOs in the space. It is able to explain the potential of legislation, give an overview of important issues globally, and put information in appropriate context.Viktor Sunderberg
President of Environmental & European Affairs, Electrolux
PRESS RELEASE: Off-Grid Solar Products Deliver High Satisfaction for Kenyan Consumers
CLASP, which leads the VeraSol quality assurance initiative, commissioned a study to evaluate consumers’ experiences with off-grid solar products in Kenya. This study was the first of its kind and sought to complement existing data gathered through laboratory testing by focusing on how consumers interact with quality-verified and non-quality verified products.
Nigeria Off-Grid Appliance Market
In continuation of the Efficiency for Access country profile series, this report sheds light on the off- and weak-grid appliance market in Nigeria.
Developing a Test Method for Underserved Electric Pressure Cooker Markets
In 2020, the Global LEAP Awards launched the inaugural Electric Pressure Cooker (EPC) Competition. Through the Electric Cooking Impact Series, we share insights into the role of EPCs in enhancing community resiliency to global shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Celebrating World Standards Day 2020
World Standards Day 2020 is themed “Protecting the Planet with Standards.” In celebration of World Standards Day, CLASP is highlighting several best-in-class, new and innovative standards for energy-consuming appliances and equipment around the world.
Sierra Leone’s Off-Grid Appliance Market, While Nascent, Shows Promising Potential
In an effort to improve national electrification rates, the Government of Sierra Leone has adopted several policies to prioritize and promote decentralized solar energy solutions. Despite these efforts, the prevalence of solar home systems and off-grid appliances remains low.