Research & Innovation

In addressing our long-term climate and energy goals, we seriously need to upscale investments in energy efficiency, because reducing demand is a major element in reducing GHG emissions. The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established to bring together a wide range of stakeholders, not only from financial institutions, to identify the problems and to assess what would be…

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Reducing emission from cement and steel manufacturing

Electricity is remarkably versatile in terms of its potential uses, but some industrial processes will be difficult to decarbonise irrespective of Europe’s overall decarbonisation strategy. Cement,…

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Chemical Industry could go totally carbon neutral

The chemical industry could become carbon neutral, new research indicates.

Switzerland’s Federal Council has decided that the country should become carbon-neutral by 2050. This may be challenging as…

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UNIDO: Industrial energy efficiency: Picking the low-hanging fruit

The following article is the keynote article in the Global Sustain Yearbook 2016/17 by LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Li Yong focusses…

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