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  • South African National Energy Development Institute's Cool Roof demonstration project at Emmanuel School. Implemented by PEER-Africa which used Milenium Solutions paint. | Photo courtesy of PEER-Africa
    Advancing Energy Efficiency and Business Opportunities in South Africa

    September 21, 2016 10:30 AM

    The Energy Department supports a number of collaborations with African nations that share the goals of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum. One key collaboration, managed by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s International program, is the South Africa Clean Energy Project. The goal of this project is to encourage the adoption of increasingly stringent energy efficient building codes, and to accelerate the deployment of related clean energy products.

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  • Video: Appliance Standards Testing Ensures Level Playing Field

    August 3, 2016 11:45 AM

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan recently toured the Intertek testing laboratory in Cortland, NY – one of the sites where the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) tests products to ensure that consumers are getting the savings promised by its federal Appliance and Equipment Standards Program. Total savings for Americans are currently estimated at more than $65 billion annually.

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