Energy efficiency

In many developing countries, the poor spend a significant share of their income on energy. atmosfair promotes technologies that will greatly improve energy efficiency on the consumer side. This also leads to cost savings, which directly benefit the poor.

CDM Gold Standard projects

Nigeria: Efficient cookstoves
Status: Operation (Phase III) Efficient fuel wood stoves save up to 80% of energy and lowering the fuel wood consumption...
Lesotho: Efficient cookstoves
Status: Operation (Phase III) Efficient fuel wood stoves result in less felled timber, halted erosion, and a health burden reduction…
Rwanda: Efficient cookstoves
Status: Operation (Phase III) The use of efficient fuel wood stoves in Kigali saves up to 80% of charcoal and wood...
South Africa: Solar water heaters
Status: Operation (Phase III) Energy efficient technology was installed in about 2600 houses in the Township Kuyasa...

Gold Standard Microscale projects

Cameroon: Efficient cookstoves
Status: Operation (Phase III) Efficient cookstoves in Cameroon reduce deforestation of the mangrove forests and allow families to reduce their expenditures on fuel wood…
India: Efficient wood gas stoves
Status: Operating (Phase III) Wood gas stoves protect both mangrove forests and the climate, by reducing firewood consumption and producing charcoal...

Pilot projects

India: Fuel efficient irrigation pumps
India has about six million diesel irrigation pumps. Simple modification kits reduce fuel consumption …
India: Efficient wood cookstoves
A local partner developed this energy saving cookstove according to the needs of the local population…