Following a record ready after the Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) coaching and evaluate of the capability and data hole of stakeholders on Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances in March, officers from the UNIDO GEF6 Project on Thursday held a discussion board on advertising and marketing, distribution, set up and upkeep of power environment friendly home equipment.

Speaking all through the discussion board on the Baobab Resort Hotel, Lang Sabally, advisor on power potency, mentioned that Energy Efficiency (EE) is a crucial useful resource for maintaining financial enlargement across the world, specifically in creating nations like The Gambia.

Thus, he added that Energy Efficiency (EE) is a key mitigation technique for addressing local weather alternate. According to him, the Gambia’s EE program is predicted to double the advance in EE through 2030.

He stated in The Gambia, many of the houses and puts of labor have an excellent possible for the environment friendly use of power. “The reduction of energy consumption by 10% could be achieved without big investments, with a more rational use of the energy needed for space cooling, electrical and water pumping.”

Furthermore, he reiterated that Energy Conservation (EC) is in response to the shopper’s habits. “Consumer’s attitude towards energy usage could result in a lot of energy waste. For example, leaving the lights, fans, and ACs on in the office at close of work or at home when not in use.”

According to him, EE and Energy Conservation start with elevating consciousness that power must no longer be taken with no consideration and that it isn’t to be had in limitless amounts. He identified that the manufacturing of power calls for reasonably top price and has a large affect at the surroundings.