September 23rd 2022
This session provides a thorough understanding of the multiple benefits approach, its expediency, the barriers hindering its widespread implementation, and its different fields of application.
December 5th 2021
Three cities – Calvià, Vitoria-Gasteiz, and Tartu – were selected by the MICAT consortium as MICATool Pilot Cities, which will co-develop and validate the tool during its development within the project’s duration.
June 17th 2021
The first city workshop with the piloting city Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) took place to discuss the possibilities of embedding the MICATool into local policy, alongside MICAT partners and tool developers from the Fraunhofer Institute, Wuppertal Institute as well as IIASA.
June 15th 2021
MICAT was presented as a part of the Innovative Solutions to finance energy efficiency and renewables track together with the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency project.
PRESS RELEASE: Introduction to the MICAT Project
November 19th 2021
The Multiple Impacts Calculation Tool (MICAT) Project aims to develop a comprehensive approach to estimate Multiple Impacts of Energy Efficiency by co-creating a free, easy-to-use, scientifically sound online tool (MICATool).
May 10th 2021
Niklas Mischkowski, an Officer with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, explains how ICLEI is facilitating the MICATool’s co-creation process with three pilot cities in the project.
May 6th 2021
Dr. Fabian Wagner, a Senior Research Scholar and Dean for Capacity Development and Academic Training (CDAT) at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) explains the expertise on environmental issues – especially air pollution and greenhouse gases – that IIASA brings to the MICAT project.
April 30th 2021
Calvià, Vitoria Gasteiz and Tartu were selected to be MICATool Pilot Cities in order to help co-develop and test a new online tool that estimates the multiple benefits of energy efficiency such as emissions reduction, improved health, better air quality or new employment opportunities, and helps leaders make more informed decisions about energy-efficiency policies and investments.
Stay Tuned for the release of the MICAT podcast series in 2023.