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.
More efficient light duty vehicles
More efficient light duty vehicles
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:EcuadorRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerTA proponent
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:JapanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge 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.
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Draft proposal prepared by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. To promote energy efficiency as a core component of urban planning, the plan calls for: Extending the existing Energy Conservation Building Code; a greater emphasis on urban waste management and recycling, including power production from waste; strengthening the enforcement of automotive fuel economy standards and using pricing measures to encourage the purchase of efficient vehicles; and incentives for the use of public transportation.
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This working paper describes the effect that taxes and other incentives in the European Union (EU) have had on CO2 emissions, and it identifies a shift over time towards tax-optimized vehicles. In addition to vehicle CO2 emission standards imposed at the European Union level, several EU member states have put in place tax and other incentives to encourage consumers to buy more efficient vehicles. The authors examine the effect those policies have had on CO2 emissions specifically.
The document provides valuable information on national and international experiences on market behaviour and Cap & Trade implementation to feed the overall regulatory design and economic analysis.
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Effective Patent in China, EU, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, UK and Hong Kong.
Background: DC-DC converters are used in a variety of devices to raise or lower voltage. They are used in the power systems of hybrid and electric vehicles to boost the battery’s output voltage. In these systems an upper controller continually samples and determines the motor’s target output in response to speed and the position of the accelerator pedal. For a motor outputting several tens of kilowatts sampling time (Ta) is typically every 0.1 seconds. Since efficiency is particularly important in hybrid and electric vehicles the efficiency of the DC converter is critical too.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:ChileRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Centro Mario Molina, Chile (CMMCh)'s mission is to build the capabilities to face air pollution problems and climate change in South America. CMMCh has the vision to be a Center for Development and Research for promoting cutting-edge research in association with prestigious entities.