Facilitating the global transformation towards climate-friendly and energy-efficient refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) technologies by providing policy and technical guidance to six developing countries.
NewClimate Institute in partnership with HEAT International (lead) is supporting the GIZ Cool Contributions initiative to deliver the IKI funded project with the objective to advance the global transformation towards climate-friendly and energy-efficient refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) technologies.
The project seeks to strengthen the cooperation among various international initiatives under the Montreal Protocol and UNFCCC processes and to provide guidance to reduce overlap and harmonise support mechanisms. Six developing countries will be supported with policy and technical advice on the further development and implementation of energy efficient RAC policies in particular with a view to include these in the countries’ Nationally Determined contributions (NDCs).
In addition to in country support the project aims to support efforts towards a harmonised international agreement for the phase down of HFC and the implementation of F-Gas policies outside of Europe and to reduce overlaps and parallel structures between different international initiatives. The work of NewClimate Institute focusses in particular on NDCs and linking to UNFCCC processes and activities.