Promoting of Appliance of Energy Efficiency and Transformation of the Refrigerating Appliances Market in Ghana

29 Aug 2011

Project Summary

The primary objective of the project is to improve the energy efficiency of appliances marketed and used in Ghana through the introduction of a combination of regulatory tools such as Minimum Energy Performance Standards and Information Labels (S&L), and innovative economic tools. The project will strengthen the regulatory and institutional framework, develop monitoring and enforcement mechanisms, and provide training to appliance professionals. The project will explore and test efficient market-based economic incentives complemented by repeated public outreach campaigns. Domestic refrigeration appliances will be the first end-use devices to be tackled, with a specific focus to address ozone depleting substances contained in the current stock of equipment.

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