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CaaS: Cooling as a Service

Cooling as a Service (CaaS) is an innovative business model that enables customers to base their decision on life-cycle cost rather than on the purchase price of the equipment. The model aims to facilitate clients to benefit from high end and efficient cooling technology without the need of an upfront investment. The Basel Agency of Sustainable Energy (BASE) is leading the CaaS Initiative (CaaSI) on behalf of K-CEP with the objective to scale-up the demand for efficient, clean cooling systems, through the use and promotion of the innovative CaaS business model .

SEforALL: Chilling Prospects series

This report is a follow-up to Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All, the first report to define and quantify the magnitude of the global cooling access challenge, including an assessment of 52 countries facing the biggest risks, measured by extreme heat, food losses, and damaged or destroyed vaccines and medicines. This report serves as a status update.

Cool Coalition: We will: efficient, climate-friendly cooling

The Cool Coalition is a global multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors from government, cities, international organizations, businesses, finance, academia, and civil society groups to facilitate knowledge exchange, advocacy and joint action towards a rapid global transition to efficient and climate-friendly cooling.

Economist Intelligence Unit: The Cooling Imperative

The Cooling Imperative: Forecasting the size and source of future cooling demand is an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report that has been commissioned by the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP). The findings are based on an extensive literature review, expert interview programme and econometric modelling exercise conducted by The EIU between June and October 2019.

Cool Coalition Video: Efficient, Climate-Friendly Cooling for All

Cool Coalition members are collaborating on science, policy, finance and technology to meet growing demands for cooling in a comprehensive manner, all aimed at raising climate ambition in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals while complimenting the goals of the the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and Paris Climate Agreement.