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Heat pumps

Heat pumps

  • Instituto de Investigación Geológico y Energético

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Ecuador
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    TA proponent

    IIGE is a research institute that promotes development, innovation and transmission of technology focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The institute aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the Ecuadorian society, through the implementation of energy efficient and energy renewable policies and projects.

  • Global Environment Centre Foundation

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Japan
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    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.

  • Substitute raw material processing technology (Sewage sludge)

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:
    Technology:

    The effective utilization of sewage sludge from municipality is expected. The cement industry has accepted waste materials and used as raw materials and/or fuels. Sludge from sewage plants is brought to cement plants in the form of incinerated ashes or dehydrated cake.

  • Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India established in 1927 as not for-profit organization and it has its presence through nation-wide membership of corporates and chambers of commerce & business association. The Technical services division of FICCI (RCM & FQF) undertakes consultancy studies and capacity building activities in the fields of environment, energy, and water management & quality areas, including macro & micro level studies leading to policy formulation & implementation.

  • Cleaner Production in Glass Sector in Gujarat (India)

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    Glass sector is a major energy consuming sector. Gujarat ( India) is a hub of large scale Glass industries. Cleaner Production assessment was carried out in selected Glass industries of Gujarat with technical study of process, we streams etc. After study, Energy conservation, water conversation, solid waste and liquid waste reduction options were successfully implemented.

  • Natural Refrigerants: Sustainable Ozone- and Climate-Friendly Alternatives to HCFCs

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    The handbook contains 31 articles by individual authors covering the following issues: policies and legislation on F-gases and related issues (Part 1), safety concerns and means to overcome (Part 2), a technical assessment of natural refrigerants in different applications (air conditioning, commercial and industrial refrigeration and heat pumps) (Part 3) and case studies by manufacturers and end-users providing insights into market developments and examples of successful conversions to natural refrigerants (Part 4).

  • Treadle Pump Irrigation and Poverty in Ghana

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Sectors:

    Treadle pump (TP) technology has been promoted by Enterprise Works Worldwide (EWW) in West Africa as an alternative to the traditional rope and bucket irrigation that is necessary to overcome the challenge of uncertain and inadequate rainfall for agricultural production. The aim is to improve output, increase income and reduce poverty among rural farm households. This study examines the strategies used for dissemination of the TP and the dynamics of its adoption and impacts, with a special focus on poverty reduction.