Wuppertal Institute

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The Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy is a  research institute and think tank for sustainable development which undertakes research and develops models, strategies and instruments for transitions to sustainable development at the local, national and international level. Among others, Wuppertal has a long record of leading and participating in European projects in the energy field, focused on social, economic, and technical analysis of policies and measures fostering energy efficiency and renewable energies. Wuppertal has coordinated the COMBI project, which aimed at quantifying the multiple non-energy benefits of energy efficiency in Europe and the development of an online-tool. In MICAT, Wuppertal is in charge of the project’s conceptual framework and plays a major role in it’s impact assessment and MICATool development.