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PEEP2 Success Stories

Under the Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Pacific - Phase 2 (PEEP2) Project, IIEC implemented 34 EE projects following ADB procurement guidelines.. Read more...


NAMA in Mongolia

IIEC completed a project to provide advisory services on Climate Finance in Mongolia. Read more...


Asia Pacific Urban Energy Association (APUEA)

An initiative of IIEC, supported by Euroheat & Power, the Danish Board of District Heating, ADB, and UN Environment.Read more...

Region

Africa

Service Area

Communication & Outreach

Project Title

Clean Commute – Transport Reduction Program

Country

South Africa

Client

 

Project Funding Agency

CSIR and US EPA

Project Duration

Start Date

1997

Scheduled Completion

1998

Project Description and Summary of Services

 

 

 

 

 

IIEC and the Department of Minerals and Energy jointly launched a transport reduction program known as the Clean Commute (the SeSotho name is “Leeto le Phepa”). The Clean Commute initiative featured innovative mechanisms such as car-pooling and van-pooling schemes as well as flexible work hours and tele-commuting options to reduce the impact of single-occupancy vehicles on South Africa’s increasingly grid-locked roads.

The Clean Commute was initially being pilot tested in Kyalami Business Park in Midrand. IIEC worked closely with Midrand Transport Association and the mini-bus taxi industry. Under this project IIEC also co-hosted a one-week Sustainable Transport Study Tour to the Netherlands for South Africa’s Parliamentary Transport Study Group and other key transport officials. The study tour resulted in a ten-point set of recommendations for sustainable transport activities in South Africa. Furthermore, IIEC and its partner MidTran developed a business plan for a Commuter Information Centre in Midrand.

The Centre would offer information on park-and-ride opportunities, existing public transportation routes, schedules and fees, and in general promote public transport and non-motorized transportation for residents, workers, shoppers, business travelers and tourists. The project was jointly funded by US EPA, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa and the Department of Minerals and Energy.

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IIEC Profile

Our Vision & Values

Our Vision & Values

Our vision is to accelerate the promotion of sustainable energy and environmental programs in developing countries and countries in transition.  Our unique values are strived to provide sustainable solutions with proven technical capabilities, implement with wealth of practical and international experience in Asia and Pacific regions. Read more...

Our Niche & Strengths

Our Niche & Strengths

IIEC works on-the-ground, through multi-disciplined staff and partners, with governments and the private sector to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and projects.  Read more...
 

Our Capabilities

Our Capabilities

Specific services provided by IIEC to its clients include: DSM/EE Implementation & Evaluation; Development & Implementation of EE Standards and Labeling Programs; Renewable Energy Project Planning & Implementation; Clean Energy Finance Design; and Implementation of Energy Efficient Buildings  Read more...
 

Our Major Clients

Our Major Clients

IIEC’s major clients include the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) etc.  Read more...
 

Our Offices

Offices

IIEC operates through its offices in India, Thailand and Philippines.  Read more...
 

Our Team

Our Team

IIEC has full time local staff in each of its offices that are well placed to contribute to programs due to their extensive exposure to energy, transport and environmental activities in the region and their understanding of cultural issues relevant to the countries.  Read more...
 

Our Board

Board of Directors

IIEC’s Board of Directors is comprised of nine members, who are dedicated to providing strategic guidance to the organization as it advances its goal to promote sustainable and efficient energy use in developing nations and economies in transition.  Read more...
 

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