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Smart grid

Smart grid

  • Smart grid

    Type: 
    Technology
    Objective:

    The smart grid is the state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art technology for electrical system that can sensibly execute the operations to all interconnected elements -­‐ from generator to consumers. Smart grid simply converts the conventional power grid towards the modern grid in order to regulate sustainable, economic and reliable electricity (Massoud &Wollenberg, 2005 and Gellings, 2009). Smart grid intelligently executes operations from primary and secondary generators through the transmission and distribution network to the different types of consumers.

  • Artelys

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

    Artelys is an independent company specialised in optimization, decision support and modeling. The company supports an effective planning and implementation of the energy transition using state-of-art quantitative techniques including cost-benefit assessment, impact assessment, scenario building and development of a city-level energy/climate master plan.

    Please refer to the following link https://www.artelys.com/reports/ for Aterlys reports and publications. 

  • Eficiencia Energética y Ambiental Efficacitas Consultora Cía. Ltda.

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

    Efficacitas Consulting was founded in 1994 with the mission to work for sustainable resource management throughout Latin America, providing consulting services in energy, environment and sustainable development. Efficacitas fulfils its mission with professional competence and ethics by providing technical assistance, driven by excellence and innovation, to companies, governmental and nongovernmental organizations involved in natural resource management and conservation.

  • 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.

  • IT Power (Australia) Pty Ltd

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Australia
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    ITP Australia is a private sector organization, was established in 2003 and is part of the IT Power Group which was formed in 1981 to bring together specialists in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon markets. It offers expertise in renewable energy and energy efficiency, including research, development and implementation, managing and reviewing government incentive programs, high level policy analysis (including carbon markets), engineering design and project management. 

  • Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center

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

    The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.

     

  • Full Advantage Co

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Thailand
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Full Advantage Co. Ltd (FA) is a private sector organization/non-governmental organization established in 2005 with the mission to help its partners/ clients harness untapped resources, and creative processes/appropriate technological solutions in generating cleaner, more affordable energy, conserving it and contributing to a greener, more sustainable environment. FA has 3 main business activities, namely Advisory & Consulting, Business/ Project Development and Climate Change Activities.

  • CTCN in media: After Paris, keep the heat on

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    The Hindu. By Sujatha Byravan

    In order to have a chance of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, we need suitable technologies to make low-carbon transitions in development right away.

    Now that the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP) meet is long over, countries need to concentrate on global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which need to peak soon and go to zero by mid-century if there is to be a chance of preventing average temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above the level of pre-industrial times.

  • CTCN in media: Support for climate technology in the balance as Paris conference nears

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    Eco-Business

    By Stephen Minas 

    Negotiators at Paris will have to determine the shape and ambition of support for the development and transfer of clean technologies such as renewable energy and energy efficiency, says King's College London research fellow Stephen Minas.