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CaaS Incubator announces pilot projects

Five companies were selected into the CaaS Incubator program, an initiative that seeks to promote the concept of cooling as a service (CaaS). The CaaS initiative aims to decrease energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from cooling use through a pay-per-service model for more efficient cooling systems. The winning projects offer highly efficient air […]

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K-CEP establishes Million Cool Roofs Challenge

The Kigali Cooling Efficiency program (K-CEP) has announced the Million Cool Roofs Challenge. A US$2 million global competition, the initiative is designed to rapidly scale up the deployment of highly solar-reflective “cool” roofs in developing countries. The Challenge will award US$100,000 grants to up to 10 teams this year to deploy solar reflective coating and/or […]

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Cooling as a service pegged as ‘top idea’ of 2019

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has selected cooling as a service (CaaS) as one of the top six green investment ideas for 2019. CaaS involves end-users paying for the cooling they receive, rather than the physical product or infrastructure that delivers it. A technology provider installs and maintains the cooling equipment and recovers […]