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  • Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science

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    Since 1975, KRISS has been developing measurement standards and technologies as the national metrology institute of Korea. To cope with global climate change, KRISS supports many developing countries in the fields of gas analysis, thermometry and humidity sharing related standards. KRISS develops measurement and evaluation techniques for emission inventories of GHGs, monitoring techniques for background GHG mixing ratios, and the measurement technologies of key parameters in temperature and humidity.

  • CARBONIUM

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    CARBONIUM is a climate finance advisory company specialised in sustainable development and climate finance since 2004. The main areas of expertise are the following: project design/formulation, economic analysis (macroeconomic and project based), market studies, project evaluation, national strategies (NDCs, etc.), climate diplomacy, trainings, advisory services for accreditation to the GCF. The company has experience in:

    • renewable energies

    • energy efficiency

    • adaptation to climate change

    • disaster risk reduction

  • Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology

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    Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) is a public body under the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and its role is to fund industrial technology development both domestically and internationally. KIAT manages Korea's Industrial Technology Official Development Assistance's (ODA) budget and partners with developing countries around the world providing climate change related technology transfer.

  • SUNJIN Engineering and Architecture

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    SUNJIN Engineering and Architecture co. Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultant company located in South Korea, founded in 1975. The firm is made up of over 750 specialists working across the disciplines of Feasibility Studies, Technical Assistance Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management etc. SUNJIN E&A is able to work with a range of projects within the field of Environment, Waterworks, Urban planning, Roads & Traffic and Architecture.

  • Korea Technology Finance Corporation

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    Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC) is a quasi-govermental institution providing guarantees based on technology appraisal to SMEs that are technologically competent but lack collateral. Vitalization of technology financing is KOTEC's mission and it focusses on three areas: finance, technology appraisal & transfer. With the expertise in technology financing, KOTEC has facilitated the access to finance for climate change SMEs and the diffusion of green technologies to developing countries.

  • Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) Service

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    The PwC Global Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) Network is active in over 60 countries with linkages to multilateral institutions, government entities and private sector players in the climate and development space. Samil PwC, the Korean affiliate of the network since 1971, has been providing strategy and technical consulting services to a range of clients for the implementation of a low carbon, climate resilient green economy both domestically and abroad.

  • Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016

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    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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    In 2015, global investment in renewables grew about 5 percent relative to the previous year and reached an all-time high of US$ 286 billion (bn). And there are more interesting trends: Investment in renewables’ based electricity generation capacity in 2015 has been more than double the investment in the major fossil fuels (renewables: US$ 266 bn versus US$ 130 bn for coal and gas stations). This also leads to added capacity in terms of Gigawatts in 2015 in renewables (134 GW) outstripping all other technologies combined (conventional coal, gas, and nuclear).

  • Exploration Risk for Geothermal Power Investments - Approaches across the globe

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    Monday, February 1, 2016
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    Generating electric power based on geothermal energy is attractive (i) because of the low CO2 emissions and (ii) because electricity can be produced constantly, independent of the availability of wind or sunlight. These characteristics make geothermal energy an important option for safe, cost-effective and climate friendly power production. The main caveats are that geothermal energy is not available everywhere and that it is uncertain whether the resource will actually be found at a given site.

  • Covenant of Mayors: A path towards energy efficiency and climate protection in municipalities

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    Saturday, June 1, 2013
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    The demand for energy across the globe continues to grow. Cities account for approximately two thirds of energy consumed worldwide and 70 % of the greenhouse gas emissions related to people. Energy prices have experienced nothing but growth for years now. Even in places where prices for electricity and heating appear low from a customer standpoint, subsidies actually end up footing the bill in many cases, which are in turn covered by national budgets that are funded by tax payers.

  • Low-carbon, cost-efficient, cosy: Efficient lighting for public buildings

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    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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    In public buildings lighting accounts for about 40% of the electricity costs. If you multiply this figure by the number of kindergartens, schools and universities, town halls, local government buildings and government departments, libraries, swimming pools and hospitals, then the total is enormous. Lighting in public buildings is currently consuming far more energy than necessary, with all the negative side-effects such as high running costs, electricity bottlenecks and damage to the climate. That can easily be changed.

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