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Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Newsletter Issue 15 March 2021

PROJECT MANAGER’S MESSAGE: Greetings from the S&L news desk. I am delighted to have joined passionate and hardworking Energy Efficiency teams at the DMRE and SANEDI as well as to be receiving support from CLASP for our work to develop and promote an energy efficiency legislative framework for appliance and lighting products in South Africa.

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Newsletter Issue 14 February 2021

PROJECT MANAGER’S MESSAGE: Happy New Year wishes to you all. 2020 was a year of momentous experiences and significant change, and so too for the S&L programme! The hard lockdown imposed by the President at the end of March 2020 coincided with the end of the Global Environment Facility’s financial support of the Programme...

Rollout of the Energy Efficiency Online Registration Database

Rollout of the Energy Efficiency Online Registration Database

Following our previous newsletter and public announcement to industry in July 2020, about our intention to launch the online registration database; four online training sessions were successfully delivered between 3 to 11 August 2020. For anyone who missed the training the guide can be accessed…

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the first edition of S&L News for 2020. The project team and I wish you many positive and productive months ahead.More than anything, we’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to the S&L...

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the first edition of S&L News for 2020. The project team and I wish you many positive and productive months ahead.More than anything, we’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to the S&L...

DMRE Directive to NRCS to Strengthen MEPS

DMRE Directive to NRCS to Strengthen MEPS

Mr. Edward MamadiseChief Executive OfficerNational Regulator for Compulsory Specifications1 Dr Lategan RoadPretoria0181 RE: UPWARD REVISION OF MINIMUM ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MEPS) FOR HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES UNDER THE DMRE'S STANDARD'S AND LABELLING...

Newsletter Issue 12 December 2019

Newsletter Issue 12 December 2019

Project Manager's Message With the end-of-year festive season fast approaching, I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to some rest and relaxation - especially given that as a project, we can all look back on a good year. (See all...

Newsletter Issue 11 November 2019

Newsletter Issue 11 November 2019

Project Manager's MessageWelcome to the penultimate edition of S&L News for 2019 – a year where with your involvement and participation, the project has taken great strides forward. While we all have a lot to be proud of, there is still much to complete before the...

Newsletter Issue 10 October 2019

Newsletter Issue 10 October 2019

Project Manager's MessageAs we begin the final quarter of 2019, this edition of S&L News focuses on the road ahead and the big strides the project must take before we enter the holiday period in December. I therefore call on all of you to participate actively in...

Revision of MEPS

Revision of MEPS

DEAR STAKEHOLDERS, Strengthening of minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) and revision of energy labelVC9008, which sets the compulsory energy performance specifications for specific residential appliances, was introduced in 2014 and came...

Newsletter Issue 9 September 2019

Newsletter Issue 9 September 2019

Project Manager's Message In this edition of S&L News, we conclude our recent focus on lighting by celebrating the millionth lightbulb to be recycled as part of our project. We also update you on developments with the Southern...

Newsletter Issue 8 August 2019

Newsletter Issue 8 August 2019

Project Manager’s Message   Welcome to the 8th edition of the S&L News. Full focus on illumination! The phrase “keeping the lights on” is synonymous with adequate electricity supply. Consequently, in this edition of the S&L News we...

Newsletter Issue 7 July 2019

Newsletter Issue 7 July 2019

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the 7th edition of the S&L News. As we pass the halfway point of 2019, the S&L programme continues to pick up momentum; and you’ll find it all here: From news about international visits and collaborations to...

Newsletter Issue 6 June 2019

Newsletter Issue 6 June 2019

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the 6th edition of the S&L News. We have a full newsletter this month with lots of news, so I will keep my message short. May has been an eventful month, the highlight being our engagement with the lighting industry...