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economics and decision making

In order to achieve ambitious national climate goals, the use of economic instruments such as crop and climate insurance, taxes, feed-in tariffs for renewable energy and other financial incentives are important enablers. The CTCN is collaborating with relevant stakeholders to support local entrepreneurs, small- and medium enterprises and larger businesses, as well as governmental decision-makers, in identifying these economic instruments. Furthermore the CTCN provides technical assistance for strengthening countries’ capacity to access international financing for climate technology opportunities. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.  

Economics and financial decision-making

  • Modernization of the district heating system and improvements of energy efficiency of buildings in the City of Belgrade

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    Phase: 
    Implementation
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    Context

    Belgrade's district heating (DH) system is one of the largest in Europe with a total network length of 1420 km and capacity of over 2800 MW. The majority of the network is run on the natural gas boilers and fuel oil boilers with no waste heat from cogeneration or other sources being used and very little renewables (0,75% of capacity). Energy efficiency of the building stock is quite low, and the intensity of energy consumption is high. The city needs harmonized approaches to efficiency. 

  • ECO Consult Sepp & Busacker Partnerschaft

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    ECO Consult Sepp & Busacker Partnerschaft was founded in the year of the UN Rio Summit in 1992. ECO, offers integrated advisory services for developing countries and countries in transition. ECO is among Germany’s leading international consultants to offer independent technical advise for sustainable development in the environment and social sectors, particularly in the fields of REDD+ and wood energy, along the value-chain from the production to the end-users, including innovative stove and carbonization technologies.

  • The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People of Increased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature Review

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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    Lack of access to electricity is seen as a major constraint to economic growth and increased welfare in developing countries. In this report, the authors conducted a review of the evidence that investments in electricity-generating capacity have benefits for poor people, and what factors influence that relationship. The review analyzes a large and diverse range of literature dealing with the poverty impacts of increased generation capacity.

  • Grue + Hornstrup A/S

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    Organisation
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    Network Member

    Active since 2001, the Energy and Environment Group of G+H is one of the leading European based consultancy firms providing innovative and tailor-made advisory services and solutions in the board fields of Climate Change, Development, Energy & Environment, and Sustainability.

  • Center for Clean Air Policy

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) is a not for profit, non governmental and research and academic organization established in 1985 with the mission to significantly advance cost-effective and pragmatic air quality and climate policy through analysis, dialogue and education to reach a broad range of policy-makers and stakeholders worldwide. CCAP helps policy-makers around the world develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests. 

  • Envidatec GmbH

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    Organisation
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    Network Member

    Envidatec GmbH is a private sector organization established in 2001 with the mission to bring about an energy efficient future. The main activities are in the fields of energy efficiency, energy audits, energy monitoring and analytics. Envidatec serves the whole spectrum to bring about a change, right from policy makers to the factory workers.

  • Full Advantage Co

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    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.

  • FutureWater

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Network Member

    FutureWater is a private sector organization established in 2002 with the mission to work throughout the world to combine scientific research with practical solutions for water management. FutureWater works on topics such as water for food, irrigation, water excess, water shortage, climate change, and river basin management.

  • Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity

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    Organisation
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    Network Member

    Environmental conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and improving livelihoods of the most vulnerable people are the main focus areas of GERES. GERES is particularly involved in the implementation of engineering solutions for development and providing specific technical expertise. Energy efficiency programs, renewable energies and and local economic development are the main objectives of GERES.

  • Dabar Ingenieros SL

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    Dabar Ingenieros SL has a long history of participating in consulting and development of bioenergy, renewable energy and organic wastes international projects. Since the early 2000's Dabar participates in the development, design, engineering and operation of bioenergy and renewable energy facilities such as: agro-industrial biogas plants, MSW treatment platns, photovoltaic plants etc.

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