We are entering a new era in which hundreds of millions of people in developing and emerging economies have the economic means to purchase air conditioners, and will therefore enjoy the benefits of co
In 2007, when Kenya’s presidential election turned deadly, western Kenya faced the brunt of the violence. Riots left 1,500 people dead and over half a million displaced.
Dorine Adhiambo, her husband,
In 2017, sweeping droughts in East Africa severely harmed farmers like Leah, who lives in Mogotio, Kenya. Her two cows barely produced enough milk for the family to drink, much less store or sell. Her
Cold chains manage the temperature of perishable goods from farm to table, maintaining quality and safety in the supply chain, reducing food loss and increasing food supplies.
The Food and Agriculture
United 4 Efficiency (U4E) focuses primarily on developing and emerging economies, where electricity demand is set to more than double by 2030.Lighting accounts for 15% of total electricity consumpti
In Pakistan, where fans are the primary cooling appliance, the sweltering summer months exacerbate peak energy demand—over 140 million Pakistanis either have no access to the grid or suffer up to 12 h
In India, rapid urbanization, rising incomes, and skyrocketing development are resulting in increased energy demand and millions of new electricity consumers. The country is already seeing the impacts
Lighting accounts for 15% of global electricity consumption and 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Accelerating the transition to energy efficient lighting could be one of the most significant sho
Since 2012, India has launched several major efficient lighting initiatives. With CLASP support, India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency developed the world’s first standards for LEDs in 2012 and LED stre
With support from the U.S. Department of State and the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative, CLASP, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LB