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2022   |   Glob­al

Renewable energy for air quality and people’s health

Socio-eco­nom­ic assess­ment tools, key find­ings and expert con­tacts Con­nect­ing pol­i­cy­mak­ers with expert organ­i­sa­tions to assess and unlock air qual­i­ty co-ben­e­­fits Air pol­lu­tion, pri­mar­i­ly from coal-fired pow­er plants, is one of the main impacts that the ener­gy sec­tor has on the envi­ron­ment and human health. The health impacts of great­est con­cern include heart dis­ease, lung cancer, […]

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2022   |   South Africa  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Making Mpumalanga a clean energy hub in South Africa

This Pol­i­cy Brief depicts the oppor­tu­ni­ties for Mpumalan­ga in becom­ing a clean ener­gy hub. The jobs that will be lost in the coal sec­tor can be par­tial­ly replaced by jobs in the renew­able ener­gy sec­tor. To ful­ly replace the lost coal sec­tor jobs, indus­tri­al­i­sa­tion of the renew­able ener­gy val­ue chain is required, while also maximising […]

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2022   |   Glob­al  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Enabling policies to harness co-benefits of renewables worldwide

This COBENEFITS report gives an overview of enabling poli­cies that have high poten­tial to make fair use of the max­i­mum poten­tial of co-ben­e­­­fit oppor­tu­ni­ties that can be unlocked by fol­low­ing the path­way of a high share of renew­able ener­gies in the pow­er sec­tor. They are pre­sent­ed accord­ing to the dif­fer­ent COBENEFITS cat­e­gories. Enabling poli­cies for […]

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2022   |   Kenya  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Community expectations of energy development in Kenya

This study focused on under­stand­ing the pri­or­i­ties and expec­ta­tions of dif­fer­ent ener­gy projects (coal and wind) from the per­spec­tives of host com­mu­ni­ties in Lamu and Marsabit Coun­ties, Kenya. The case stud­ies includ­ed the pro­posed wind farm and coal pow­er plant in Lamu as well as the Lake Turkana Wind Pow­er Project (LTWP) in Marsabit County. […]

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2022   |   Turkey  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Increasing industrial competitiveness in Turkey

This study analy­ses and quan­ti­fies how incor­po­rat­ing high­er shares of renew­able ener­gies in Turkey’s elec­tric­i­ty mix can affect elec­tric­i­ty prices for the indus­tri­al sec­tor. The impacts are quan­ti­fied for both whole­sale and retail elec­tric­i­ty prices. More­over, addi­tion­al pos­i­tive socio-eco­nom­ic effects are also quan­ti­fied in terms of job cre­ation, GDP growth, and reduced inflation. […]

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2022   |   Glob­al  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Chancenorientierte Klimakommunikation

Vom Gefahren- zum Chan­cen­nar­ra­tiv. Wie Kli­makom­mu­nika­tion psy­chol­o­gis­che Bar­ri­eren gegenüber nach­haltigem Han­deln über­winden kann Dieses Paper behan­delt Bar­ri­eren und pos­i­tive Ein­flussfak­toren auf per­sön­lich­es und öffentlich­es Engage­ment für Klimaschutz. […]

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2022   |   Mex­i­co  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Social Performance of Renewable Energy for Communities in Mexico

Increas­ing the Social Per­for­mance of Renew­able Ener­gy Projects for Com­mu­ni­ties in Mex­i­co While the expan­sion of the renew­able ener­gy sec­tor in devel­op­ing coun­tries like Mex­i­co is para­mount and needs to scale up to con­tribute to the tar­gets of the Paris Cli­mate agree­ment by decar­boniz­ing ener­gy sys­tems, this process must not leave local com­mu­ni­ties behind and […]

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2022   |   South Africa  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

From coal to renewables in Mpumalanga

Employ­ment effects, oppor­tu­ni­ties for local val­ue cre­ation, skills require­ments, and gen­der-inclu­­­sive­­­ness. Assess­ing the co-benefits of decar­bon­is­ing South Africa’s pow­er sector […]

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