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Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Organizational form Research and Development (R&D)
Annual sales/project funds 10 to 50 million euros
Number of employees 50 to 249
Foundation 1991
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The Wuppertal Institute undertakes research and develops models, strategies, instruments for transitions to a sustainable development at local, national, international level. Sustainability research at the institute focuses on the resources, climate and energy related challenges and their relation to economy and society. Special emphasis is put on analysing and stimulating innovations that decouple economic growth, wealth from natural resources.

Scientific analysis including system analysisEnergy and mobility scenariosMulti criteria assessment of technologiesBest practice policy instrumentsSustainable urban infrastructuresSustainable urban mobility concepts and policy frameworkCircular economyWaste prevention concepts

Target markets/partner countries

Asia & Pacific

ChinaIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaMongoliaNepalPhilippinesKorea (South Korea), Republic ofThailandViet Nam

Latin America/Caribbean

ArgentinaBoliviaBrazilChileCosta RicaDominican RepublicEcuadorHondurasColombiaMexicoPeru

North Africa/Middle East

EgyptIran, Islamic Republic ofJordanMoroccoTunisiaUnited Arab Emirates

Sub-Saharan Africa

EthiopiaNigeriaSenegalSouth AfricaTanzania, United Republic of

Climatically relevant technologies and services

A) Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions

Energy- and resource-intensive industries

Resource- and energy-efficient product design

Low-emission mobility and transport

Alternative and low-emission fuelsFuel cell drivesElectric drivesInfrastructure for electric mobilityIntermodal logisticsNon-Motorized-TransportationMunicipal traffic conceptsEco-friendly short-distance transit

Low-emission power supply (on- und off-grid)

CCS and charcoalContracting modelsStand-alone photovoltaic systemsMicrogrid planning

Other services

Advisory services for planning and implementing the German Renewable Energy Sources Act, emission reduction standards, etc.

Sustainable waste- and recycling management

Planning and implementation of waste prevention consultingPlanning of regional recycling concepts

C) Cross-sectoral topics

Capacity BuildingPolitical advice

Sample projects

Strategic Study on the Energy Mix for Electricity Generation in Tunisia

(Link: https://wupperinst.org/en/p/wi/p/s/pd/332/)

Bridging the information gap to energy efficiency (BigEE)

(Link: www.bigee.net)

Low carbon Future cities

(Link: http://www.lowcarbonfuture.net/en/)

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