Events & News
Austrian Climate Change Workshop
Beyond Paris: Financing and Implementing Climate Change Commitments
Date: 30-31 March, 2017
Venue: Kommunalkredit Public Consulting, 1092 Vienna, Türkenstrasse 9, Austria
From 30-31 March, 2017, KPC in cooperation with the Austrian Ministry of Environment has conducted the Austrian Climate Change Workshop 2017.
This annually-held event aims at fostering knowledge-sharing and discussion on key climate change issues thereby contributing to low-carbon...[mehr]
Earth Hour 2017
Licht aus für den Klimaschutz
Begonnen hat das Signal für den Klimaschutz 2007 im australischen Sydney mit dem symbolischen Abschalten des Lichts für eine Stunde. Heute ist sie zu einer globalen Bewegung geworden. 2016 erreichte die Earth Hour Hunderte Millionen Menschen in mehr als 7.000 Städten und Gemeinden in über 178 Ländern. Ungefähr 1.200 berühmte Gebäude und Monumente wurden verdunkelt.
Category: Won Tenders
Promotion and implementation of market based climate protection initiatives in developing countries
Administration of German Foundation “Future of the carbon market”
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) has been awarded a contract for the administration of the Foundation “Future of the carbon market”. The Foundation has been established by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) in cooperation with Germany’s Development Bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW). The Foundation...[mehr]
Die KPC live von der COP22 in Marrakesch
Für Österreich auf der Weltklimakonferenz
16.11.2016 - Ein Thema das insbesondere noch auf der Agenda steht sind die Finanzierungsquellen. Hier ist eine von insgesamt sieben Verhandlungsrunden abgeschlossen. Spannend sind auch die Verhandlungen zur Zukunft der sogenannten Adaption Fundstelle, wo darüber diskutiert wird, ob und in welcher Form dieser UN-Fonds unter dem Paris Agreement bestehen soll.
Category: Won Tenders
World Bank - Macedonia
Technical, regulatory and organizational analysis and conclusions for enhanced wastewater treatment for rural areas in the Republic of Macedonia.
Under the Municipal services improvement project of the World Bank, Hydroingenieure together with KPC successfully submitted a proposal to provide Technical Assistance for small size Wastewater treatment in rural areas in Macedonia. The project is intended to run from end of October 2016 until January 2017.
The main objective of this Technical Assistance assignment is to support...[mehr]
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) awarded multi-million dollar EBRD tender
KPC was recently awarded the EBRD-funded project, “Project Consultant – Assistance with the implementation of the Ukraine Residential Energy Efficiency Finance Facility (UREEFF)” http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/projects/psd/ukrainian-residential-ee-financing-facility.html in a consortium with D’Appolonia SpA and e7 – Energy Markets Analysis. With a view to address the poor condition of the residential building stock in Ukraine and the impact of rapidly raising energy tariffs, the EBRD is envisaging a residential SEFF framework to be implemented in cooperation with the Ukrainian Government and selected Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). By bundling technical assistance, financial incentives to end-users and medium-term funding/risk participation into a ‘one-stop-shop’, UREEFF will be the first dedicated instrument to support investments in residential energy efficiency throughout the country.
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) awarded Austrian Development Agency tender to support the water and sanitation sectors in South-East Europe
Together with Hydrophil and Dorsch International Consultants, KPC will work together with support the Austrian Development Cooperation efforts in the water and sanitation sector in South-East Europe. A strong focus will be placed on strengthening the ownership of local expertise in planning and implementation and protecting natural resources in the area. This project is set to run until 2018.
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) publishes comparative analysis for the application of market instruments in Poland
A consortium led by KPC has elaborated a Comparative Analysis of market-based Mechanisms aimed at attracting additional revenues for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments by Polish SMEs in the context of EBRD’s second Polish Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (PolSEFF2). The identified instruments relate to (i) carbon markets, (ii) energy efficiency and renewable energy policies and (iii) green procurement.
The report is part of EU-funded technical assistance and provides the basis for further selection of suitable mechanisms by project stakeholders and potential piloting in Poland in a next project phase. The document is available at the download section of the dedicated website http://polishcarbonmarket.org/.
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) selected to serve as Verification Agent for the World Bank Group’s new innovative climate finance mechanism
The Pilot Auction Facility for Methane and Climate Change Mitigation is an innovative climate finance mechanisms developed by the World Bank Group to stimulate investments in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maximizing the impact of public funds and leveraging private sector financing. KPC will serve as the Facility’s third-party independent verification agent for the next five years.
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) holds first annual Innovative Development Finance Conference on the “Transition to Low Carbon Finance”
KPC’s Innovative Development Finance Workshop focused on recent shifts in the low-carbon economy, particularly the successful inclusion of private sector participants in recent projects. High level speakers from the public and private sector, including the EU, EBRD, IFC, Climate Bond Initiative and Climate Policy Initiative discussed the potential for collaboration on climate change finance.
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC) finalises multi-year study on the potential to increase the use of innovative financing mechanisms
KPC in consortium with Dalberg Global Development Advisors, recently finalised a two-year analysis on the potential to expand the use of blended-finance instruments within the European Commission. The analysis included an in-depth look at the possible contribution of the private sector in the development aid context.