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SMART-SUT: National Capacity Building and Training Initiatives in Urban Transport (India)
The Executive Program in Sustainable Transport was inaugurated jointly by Mr. Jaideep – Officer in Special Duty (Urban Transport) & Ex. Offico - Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban...
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Safe and Sustainable Public Transport for Indonesian Cities
The Ministry of Transportation (MoT) has implemented the Buy the Service (BTS) programme to support the implementation of bus-based urban mass public transport through financial support (operational subsidy) and technical...
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SMART-SUT: Integrated Vendor Centric Planning in Coimbatore
The Sustainable Urban Transport Systems in Smart Cities (SMART-SUT) and the Sustainable Urban Development – Smart Cities (SUD-SC) projects are both working with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)...
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Introducing a Local Energy Efficiency Action Plan in the World’s Coldest Capital
The LEEAP is a first step to a safer, healthier, and greener city. Delivering programmes for building renovation is first an institutional development issue. Lack of domestic sources of capital...
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Hydrogen and Power-to-X in Viet Nam
On 20 April, 2021 in Hanoi, the GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP) has been received by the representatives led by Dr. Le Xuan  Huyen – Vice President of the Vietnam Oil and...
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Consultation Workshop on Congestion Management Solutions to support the optimal mobilization of renewable energy in power system
GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP) and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) co-organized an intermediate consultation workshop on ‘Congestion management solutions to support the optimal mobilization of renewable energy...
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“Save the power, shape your future” – Public talk on Energy Efficiency career orientation
The EU – Viet Nam Energy Facility (EVEF) in partnership with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education (HCMUTE) organized the public talk on Energy Efficiency career orientation...
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Kick-off Virtual Academy on Sustainable Industrial Areas
On April 13th, the Virtual Academy on Sustainable Industrial Areas (SIA) was launched. The training course on SIA management is implemented by the Provadis University of Applied Science in Frankfurt...
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Promoting Eco-Industrial Parks in Mozambique
BIP is an important driver of the local economy in the Maputo Province in southern Mozambique. Approximately 6,400 people work in 40 companies from 15 different countries which are located...
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New playground for Vietnam energy efficiency community
On April 2nd, 2021, the website of Vietnam Energy Efficiency Community (Veecom.vn) was officially launched. This is the result of the cooperation between the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project...
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E-Learning Workshops: Certified Renewable Energy Grid Integration Manager (CGRM)
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (4E Project) - GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP) in collaboration with RENAC organized a series of e-Learning workshops on Renewable Energy Grid Integration for...
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Energy efficiency capacity building through “Small Energy Efficiency Group”
On 30-31 March, the first training workshop for 12 Vietnamese enterprises in the South, participating in Small Energy Efficiency Group (SEEG) program was organized by GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP)...
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One Step Closer Towards a More Sustainable Urban Transport in Indonesian Cities
The Government of Indonesian envisions a sustainable, effective, clean, safe and comfortable urban transport as stated in the National Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2020-2024 and the Ministry of Transportation’s...
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Cool Contributions fighting Climate Change: R290 Prototype Development for Window-type Air Conditioners in the Philippines Kicked-Off
In partnership with Energy Research and Testing Laboratory Services of the Department of Energy (DOE-ERTLS) and the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development of the...
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Digital Small Energy Efficiency Group to save energy at enterprises
GIZ in four countries Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Viet Nam cooperated to introduce a facility in-house mechanism to trigger energy efficiency behaviors among 12 industrial customers. The program established a...
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The first Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Community website going to be released
GIZ Viet Nam will launch veecom.vn – a platform to nurture and engage the energy efficiency community in Viet Nam in early 2021. The website will provide useful information for around 2,500 certified energy managers,...
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Steps to reduce Single-Use Plastics in Food Delivery and Takeaway
Plastic usage in food delivery, takeaway and online commerce have seen an additional rise due to COVID-19 related restaurant closures and distancing measures. The “Rethinking Plastics – Circular Economy Solutions...
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The Closing of the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme
The ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP), launched by the Climate Smart Land Use in ASEAN (CSLU) in October 2020, came to an official end December 2020. The programme brought together 27...
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Bioenergy Basics, Projects and Approval Processes: One-Week Trainings for Viet Nam’s Southern Localities
GIZ and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) under the Viet Nam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) jointly held a series of trainings, on November 30 - December...
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Concerted Efforts to Support Smart Grid Implementation in Vietnam
The last month of 2020 witnessed a series of events co-organized by GIZ and the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERAV) under the Viet Nam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to...
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