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  • Capacity Building hub for Sustainable Energy

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    Publication
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    Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    The capacity building hub collaborates with global stakeholders and institutions across the energy value chain, and leverages their mutual strengths to foster attainment of the ambitious goals. The hub undertakes a demand-driven approach to catalyze change. It is a special-purpose vehicle that facilitates - awareness generation/sensitization, knowledge assimilation and dissemination, design and delivery of programmes of change, and identification of research gaps.

  • Lighting a Billion Lives

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    Publication
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    Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    Lighting a Billion Lives is a global initiative to facilitate clean energy access and the delivery of last mile energy services for basic and productive use. The initiative enables energy poor communities to transition from traditional and inefficient energy sources to modern, more efficient and sustainable energy solutions. The initiative accelerates market development for clean energy technologies through knowledge sharing, capacity building and market seeding.

  • GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment)

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) is a rating tool that helps people assesses the performance of their building against certain nationally acceptable benchmarks. It evaluates the environmental performance of a building holistically over its entire life cycle, thereby providing a definitive standard for what constitutes a ‘green building’. The rating system, based on accepted energy and environmental principles, seeks to strike a balance between the established practices and emerging concepts, both national and international.

  • Specialized Library on Climate Change

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    Publication
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    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    The Specialized Library on Climate Change houses wide array of resources on climate change related issues, both in print and electronic form. The website provides information about all the resources and services offered by the library. The library catalogue of print and electronic resources and database of literature abstracts can be accessed on-line. Current awareness services like listing of new arrivals and compilation of latest news and events are also provided on-line.

  • ENVIS Centre on Renewable Energy and Environment

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    Publication
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    Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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    The major objectives of the ENVIS Centre are collection and dissemination of information in order to support and promote research, development and innovation among researcher, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders. The Centre is actively engaged in data gaps identification and bridging, resource generation and data collection, capacity-building and information dissemination activities.

  • The European Network of Excellence on the Geological Storage of CO2

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    Organisation
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    Network Member

    CO2GeoNet is a non-profit scientific Association comprising 26 research institutes spanning 19 European countries and is the independent European scientific authority dealing with all aspects of geological storage of CO2. The Association draws together more than 300 experts, researchers and postgraduate students. CO2GeoNet started as a Network of Excellence under the EC 6th Framework Programme (2004-2009) and became a non-profit scientific Association in 2008 registered under French Law.

  • Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

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    Korea Insitute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) was first established in 1918 as the geolgical survey of Korea. Since then, KIGAM has developed greatly to cover various research areas in the field of Geosciences. KIGAM has recently established the Carbon Resource Recycling Appropriate Technology Center and has been putting a great deal of effort into developing and commercializing carbon resource recycling appropriate technologies. 

  • Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

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    Organisation
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    Network Member

    KICT contributes to the development of the Korean construction industry, improves quality of life standards, furthers national economic growth and improves social welfare. KICT promotes original technology in the fields of land, infrastructure and construction.    

  • Korea Institute of Science and Technology

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    Network Member

    Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a premier research institute that aims to improve the quality of life and to create a better future. KIST was established in 1966 as the first government-funded research institute in Korea. Since that, KIST has been on the forefront of national development. KIST's research in the field of environment and climate change focuses on clean energy and greening cities through technology.

  • POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

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    Network Member

    Established in 1986 as Korea's first research oriented university, POSTECH'S vision is "a great university that nurtures future global leaders and discovers/develops solutions to grand challenges the nation and mankind face". Home to 72 researcher centers, POSTECH has world class research facilities, including world class 3rd&4th generation Synchrotorn Accelerators. With excellent research infrastructure and talented researches, POSTECH is focusing on solving the climate crisis mankind face.

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