United for Efficiency supports Pakistan’s policymakers and regulators to advance policies, strategies and actions for the phase-out of inefficient lighting. Emphasis is on an integrated policy approach so that a transition can be sustained by the domestic market without continued external support or resources.
DELIVERING THE TRANSITION TO ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING IN RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND OUTDOOR SECTORS
The objective of this GEF-funded project is to secure significant global climate change mitigation and environmental benefits by instituting efficient lighting policies and creating a framework for innovative financial mechanisms that promote innovative and high efficiency products.
- Development of national energy efficient LED lighting policy for MEPS and labelling
- Development of process and procedures to ensure compliance with lighting minimum energy performance standards and labelling, including technical support to testing laboratories, development of HS Codes and recommendations for monitoring, verification and enforcement system enhancement
- Proposal of an operational framework to establish a collection scheme, recycling facilities and/or sound disposal systems, to ensure the sustainable end of life treatment of spent lamps
- Development of administrative and operational procedures to stablish a revolving loan fund, including the provision of technical assistance for capacity workshops for on-lending entities for the loan programme
- Development and provision of technical assistance for the implementation of a pilot demonstration programs for local appropriate LEDs and lighting controls.
January 8, 2021
In December 2020, new mandatory minimum energy performance standards (MEPS)…