UNEP report published: Green Technology Choices
The International Resource Panel of the UNEP published its report “Green Technology Choices: The Environmental and Resource Implications of Low-Carbon Technologies“.
This report, the first international assessment of this type, investigates the life-cycle environmental and natural resource implications of large-scale deployment of energy efficiency technologies. The report examines more than 30 demand-side energy efficiency technologies across different technological clusters, including lighting, buildings, information and communication technology, efficient metals processing, high-efficiency co-generation, and transportation. In addition, the combined effects of low-carbon energy supply and deployment of efficient demand-side technologies under the 2 degree and 6 degree Celsius scenarios are assessed.
The report includes essential findings of Dr. Severin Beucker’s article about decentralized energy management in the Journal of Industrial Ecology.
Please find the report here
StartGreen Award 2018 13.06.2018
Start-up teams and young companies in the field of climate protection, green economy and sustainability can apply for the StartGreen Award. Application deadline is July 31, 2018. More
Green Economy Start-up Monitor 18.04.2018
The current issue of the Green Economy Start-up Monitor of the Borderstep Institute reports for the first time on questions of financing green start-ups (special pages Green Start-up Investment Monitor). The data were collected in cooperation with the German Startup Monitor (DSM) 2017. More