News

Fourth round of Technology Needs Assessments are underway

A new round of assessing local needs for climate technology, this time going virtual in a more flexible and inclusive approach.

November 30th, 2020

First LEDs arrive in historic bundling investment

LED street lights arrive in Argentinian municipalities using an innovative business model developed by UNEP DTU Partnership

November 26th, 2020

UN City, credit: Adam Mørk

Virtual thesis fair was a big success

The online event showed big interest from DTU students in joining the UNEP DTU Partnership team working with climate change and developing countries.

November 20th, 2020

New publication: Enhancing forest targets and measures in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Countries can incorporate the full potential of forests in their NDCs.

November 17th, 2020

New guide: Upscaling Energy-efficiency in Municipalities

New sourcebook provides guidance for municipalities taking energy efficiency projects from early development to completion, realising their potential through bundling.

November 12th, 2020

University class, credit: Shutterstock: Matej Kastelic

New university partnerships for sustainable energy use

Two new collaborations add knowledge and promote action on district energy and energy efficiency on municipal levels in Chile and Argentina.

October 29th, 2020

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Strategic sector collaboration with the Danish Energy Agency

UNEP DTU Partnership and the Danish Energy Agency are working together on district energy solutions, building on Danish expertise and innovation as part of the Strategy Sector Collaboration Program

October 22nd, 2020

2 New briefs on Data Centres!

Digitalisation Powerhouse and Energy Efficiency Potential  Key messages: The digitalisation of the economy worldwide and technological innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI), internet-of-things (IoT) and blockchain are driving exponential growth in the demand for data centres’ services. Data centres use approximately 200 TWh of electricity annually, corresponding to roughly 1% of global electricity demand. To curb the rapid growth in […]

October 20th, 2020

Skyline of Santiago de Chile. Photo: Shutterstock, Jose Luis Stephens

Accelerating district energy investments in Chile

UNEP DTU Partnership shares experiences and conducts training through the District Energy in Cities Initiative to support Chile's district energy market.

October 12th, 2020

New report: The Growth of Small-Scale Irrigation in Kenya

The Role of Private Firms in Technology Diffusion

October 9th, 2020

Finance Guide for Implementation of Technology Action Plans

Reaching the envisaged scale of climate technology implementation implies a drastic scale-up and implementation of policies and measures, as well as a rapid mobilization of domestic and international financial resources, which should be efficiently and sustainably invested. This guidebook provides information on how to develop a business case for interventions that are inclusive of climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies, […]

October 8th, 2020

New guidance on national adaptation reporting

This practical guide from ICAT and UNEP DTU Partnership helps countries report on adaptation through the Biennial Transparency Report

October 1st, 2020