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Umeå’s Most Important Environmental Facility Is Its Water Treatment PlantType:ProductObjective:Technology:
Umeå Municipality has a total of 19 wastewater treatment plants. The largest handles waste water from households and various companies in the area. Every year, it receives about 13 million cubic metres of waste water, containing 3,000 tonnes of organic material and 80 tonnes of phosphorus. And every day it produces 23,000 kWh of biogas. Umeå’s largest treatment plant manages the waste water of 166,000 inhabitants (including industrial load) and can purify up to 8,100 cubic metres of waste water an hour.
Karpalund Biogas Plant, KristianstadType:ProductObjective:Technology:
The digestion facility for the production of biogas is one of the bigger in Sweden, treating about 85,000 tons of organic material every year. The facility receives manure, industrial organic waste from nearby food industries and pretreated organic household waste. The company is owned by the municipality of Kristianstad and it delivers biogas to the large utilities company E.ON and bio-fertilizer from production residues to the region's farmers.
RE-Thinking The Role Of Climate Technology For Women’s EmpowermentType:WebinarDate and time:Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015 America/New YorkOrganiser:
In achieving its unique mandate in accelerating Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, UNIDO recognizes access to sustainable energy for productive uses as a key catalyst for inclusive and sustainable economic development.
Nordic Environment Finance CorporationType:OrganisationCountry of registration:FinlandRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
The Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) provides green financing targeted at small and medium-sized projects with tangible, positive environmental impacts in the Nordic region – and in particular the Baltic Sea. Through its extensive fund management, activities in the Arctic and Barents regions have been added and NEFCO has developed into a financial institution supporting Green Growth and the Climate globally.
Viresco SolutionsType:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:CanadaRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
Viresco Solutions is a consulting firm based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its core business is greenhouse gas offset policy development and implementation, greenhouse gas emissions quantification, sustainable supply chain development, environmental offset methodology development, and providing technical assistance to others undertaking carbon offset project development. Its clients include industry and non-governmental associations, large private sector companies, and local, provincial and federal governments.
Practical Action Consulting LimitedType:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:United KingdomRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
Practical Action Consulting (PAC) is the consulting arm of Practical Action, an international non-governmental organisation that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Through technology PAC enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions - transforming their lives forever and protecting the world around them. Every year PAC uses technology to help over 1 million people out of poverty.
Global Environment Centre FoundationType:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:JapanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.
Adverio BVType:OrganisationCountry of registration:NetherlandsRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
Adverio is a network company specialised in Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM) of bio-based product and energy production facilities (Waste to Energy and Waste to Raw Material). Rooted in project development, design, engineering, construction and project management, Adverio offers leading edge know-how and skills to customers throughout the world.
Energy and Environmental Development Research CenterType:OrganisationCountry of registration:ChinaRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
Energy and Environmental Development Research Center (EED) is an institution committed to policy and economic research on energy and environment, technology development, as well as professional training, institutional strengthening, and capacity building. EED’s service areas cover: i) climate change/low-carbon economic development; ii) new/renewable energy development; iii) energy efficiency improvement; iv) environmental protection in rural and regional areas; v) industrial and urban pollution control; and vi) energy and environment advisory.