The Climate Investment Capacity (CIC) project addresses the challenge of climate investment and builds new capacity in Czechia, Germany and Latvia. The project’s starting point is the relevant knowledge and expertise that already exists in this area, which it will then transfer and adapt to national circumstances with the help of implementing partners.
The German-Central Eastern European Bursary gives journalists from Germany and nine Central Eastern European countries the opportunity to spend two months working at a media outlet in another country and reporting about climate and energy issues. With this project the IJP want to establish a unique and sustainable network of journalists who are “experts” in bilateral as well as climate and energy issues.
In 21 case studies, the EUKI project BEACON evaluated national climate policies in European countries. The Latvian Baltic Energy Efficiency Facility (LABEEF) is a company that was founded in 2016 to facilitate the deep renovation of the Latvian housing sector, which is dominated by prefabricated high-rise buildings erected between 1941 and 1992 during era of Soviet occupation. LABEEF aims to support energy service companies (ESCOs) that implement renovation measures in multifamily buildings based on energy performance contracting (EPC).