Supporting Development of National Energy Efficiency Policies
The rapid growth of the Pakistan economy is increasing energy consumption across all sectors. While government actions have expanded electricity generation to meet the growing need, inefficient use of energy is unnecessarily raising costs for industry and commerce and placing additional cost burdens on consumers – many of whom already struggle to cope.
CLASP and SAMA^Verte are working with NEECA and PSQCA to develop policies that will cost-effectively raise efficiency levels of products.
CLASP supported NEECA in the development and introduction of Pakistan’s first voluntary energy label for fans, and the subsequent development of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and the energy label for electric motors.
The team is now working with both NEECA and PSQCA to develop MEPS and energy labels for:
- Gas storage, gas instantaneous, and electric water heaters
- Commercial display cabinets (visi coolers and ice freezers)
- And other products, to be determined
The team is also providing technical assistance towards developing compliance mechanisms to enhance the integrity of NEECA’s energy efficiency policies. ’s institutional support to NEECA includes building capacity of NEECA professionals, technical assistance for testing laboratories, and advising on policy implementation and development of the national product registration system.