The IKEM study published today examines the regulatory framework for negative emission technologies (NETs) and identifies the national and European instruments that could be used to regulate them in the future.
In a decision published yesterday, the Federal Constitutional Court ruled that Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania’s Bürger- und Gemeindenbeteiligungsgesetz (Citizen and Community Participation Act) is compatible with Germany’s Basic Law. The act requires wind park operators to make 20% of company shares available for purchase by residents and communities in the vicinity of the wind park. Prof Dr […]
Anne Freiberger is a Senior Research Associate at IKEM and heads the EUniSproject to advance the mobility transition.. In an interview, she spoke with us about the importance of public transport in rural areas and how vehicle batteries can be used to provide system services in the distribution network. EUniS stands for ‘Development and Implementation […]
On 19 May 2020, the CIC 2030 project team at Czech Technical University held a webinar, at which 20+ representatives of ministries, financial institutions and professional organisations discussed the underlying factors for the difference between current investment flows and investment needs to meet the 2030 climate and energy targets.
On 5 March 2020, RTU organized a workshop entitled “Investing into energy and climate projects in Latvia”. Martins Zemitis from the European Commission Representation in Latvia introduced the EU Green Deal and the forthcoming EU legislation in the area of sustainable finance. Boriss Kņigins from the Latvian Ministry of Finance shared the challenges and opportunities […]
In January 2020, the team of our partner RTU finalized the report assessing investment need and gaps to meet 2030 EU energy and climate targets. The report provides insights into modeling and investment valuation methods, as well as summarizes information on research conducted to date in Latvia and provides an overview of the amount of […]
In January 2020, the team of our partner CVUT finalized the report assessing investment need and gaps to meet 2030 EU energy and climate targets. The report focuses on the buildings sector as well as the renewable energy supply. In both buildings and renewable energy supply we find a substantial gap between the identified investment […]
Finalization of the map of “Investments in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects in Latvia in 2018”
By the end of 2019, the team of our partner RTU finalized the report assessing the status quo of climate and energy investment in Latvia for the year 2018. The report features a map illustrating the volume of climate and energy investment flows starting from the sources and intermediaries of investment, through financial instruments used, […]
Contribution to the webinar “Climate Investment & Sustainable Finance: What progress and insights for the CEE region?”
As a part of the CIC2030 project, Michaela Valentova, PhD and Agris Kamenders, PhD, contributed to the Webinar entitled “Climate Investment & Sustainable Finance: What progress and insights for the CEE region”. The webinar series is an activity of the EU Climate Investment and Finance Tracking Group. The group was launched in March 2019 by […]
Monitoring past, present, and future public and private spending and investment patterns is essential to achieving climate mitigation and adaptation objectives. Such information helps measure progress, identify gaps, align flows and instruments for maximum impact and scale, and optimize the deployment of public resources in a way that can effectively and efficiently unlock private investment […]