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Climate Technology Initiative
Energy Technology Systems Analysis

Recent activities and findings

West Africa forum for clean energy financing  

The 2015 West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF2) will take place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 15-17 September 2015.  The main attraction of the event will be the Investor Forum which will showcase 10 investor ready projects from the West African region which have been specially groomed through the intensive project development and preparation process. The forum is jointly organised by the ETI dealing with technology transfer and finance (CTI PFAN) and a number of other national and international organisations. Visit the CTI PFAN website for more information here.  

Market mechanisms for climate action at the urban level - workshop

The 15th Climate Technology Initiative workshop, organised by the ETI focusing on technology transfer and finance (CTI), brought together experts from 27 countries in Berlin on 7-8 May to discuss the relevance of market mechanisms for climate change mitigation in cities. Presentations available on the CTI website here.     

Pilot programme for financing adaptation-related climate change projects

A pilot programme for financing adaptation-related climate change projects, organised by the ETI dealing with technology transfer and finance (CTI PFAN), seeks to identify promising projects capable of raising private sector financing.  Selected projects will be offered free professional advice on project development and structuring and will be connected with investment thorugh CTI PFAN's global investment networks.  More...

Kazakhstan achieves first step to joining modelling technology initiative  

Kazakhstan is expected to be the first country from the Caspian and Black Sea region to participate in an IEA Energy Technology Initiative (ETI). Represented by Nazarbayev University, they will participate in an ETI focusing on modelling and scenarios (ETSAP).   More...  

Demand and supply technology briefs for modellers

E-TechDS technology briefs, produced by the ETI focusing on modelling and scenarios (ETSAP) provide basic information on process, status, performance, costs, potential and barriers for key energy technology clusters. Each brief consists of typically 5-10 pages including highlights, full text and charts, and a summary data table.  More..

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