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Cooling India: Energy-Efficient Fans for a Greener Tomorrow
41 million ceiling fans are sold annually in India but only 3% are energy-efficient models. To address this, the Indian government is forging multiple collaborations to reduce energy consumption, greenhouse emissions, and energy costs while fostering sustainability.
Addressing China’s Climate Comfort Dilemma
Efficiency standards for air conditioners in China face a critical challenge from auxiliary heating, burdening consumers with higher energy bills and stifling technological innovation in the industry. CLASP is collaborating with experts to tackle this.
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.
The Global Appliance Stocktake
Getting on track to meet appliance efficiency goals may seem daunting, but governments already have the solutions on hand.
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.
Through our work with CLASP, we were able to determine buying and use patterns of energy efficient, off-grid appliances. This information can be used to better serve off- and weak-grid Bangladeshi end-users, shape future programming, and the availability of off-grid appliances.Dr. Rushad Faridi
Head of Research at dataWhiz
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.
Lighting The Path to Net Zero: Boosting China’s LED Efficiency
CLASP is partnering with the China National Institute for Standardization to accelerate the country’s transition to more energy-efficient LEDs.
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.
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.
Results from China’s Energy Efficiency Program Encourage Further Progress
Evidence of China’s successful energy efficiency policies encourages CLASP to continue raising ambition through collaboration with industry and government.
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.
PRESS RELEASE: On World Environment Day, Indian Govt holds Conference on Consumer-Centric Approaches for E-Cooking Transition
Observing World Environment Day, India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency and CLASP hosted a conference on consumer-centric approaches for a transition to e-cooking.
PRESS RELEASE: Supporting the Deployment of Approximately 10 Million Energy-Efficient Fans Pan-India
On June 2, EESL and CLASP co-hosted a workshop to discuss opportunities, challenges and ways to increase the adoption of energy-efficient fans in India.
Minimizing Energy Losses: Botswana Increases Efficiency for Distribution Transformers
In an effort to reduce energy wastage and maximize efficiency, the Government of Botswana has recently adopted minimum energy performance standards for distribution transformers.
Powering Up Pakistan: CLASP’s Two-Year Plan to Tackle Energy Crises & Climate Change
CLASP's next two-year program in Pakistan will tackle the ongoing energy crisis and help adapt to worsening climate conditions.