Call for Nominations: Climate Solver 2016
WHO CAN APPLY?Small and medium enterprises can apply as a Climate Solver nominee if their technology:
- Lowers carbon emissions by 20 million tonnes annually from 2026 onwards, or
- Provides sustainable solutions to enhance energy access.
HOW TO APPLY?Enterprises interested in applying should submit application in the form of a business plan that shall include the following:
- Name of the company, its owners and key staff.
- The name of the innovative technology, as well as a description of the current development status (e.g. R&D stage, prototype, market entry, expansion).
- The performance of the innovative technology based on indicators such as energy efficiency, use of renewable energy, reduction or elimination of emissions etc, that can be verified by a third party.
- The current achievements and the future potential for enhancing energy access through adoption of sustainable clean energy solutions.
- The financial demands of the company and the stage of next investment being pursued (angel investment, venture capital or equity investment).
- The company’s location and target market space, and potential geographical sphere and global beneficiaries of the technology/energy solution.
- A brief plan of future development, promotion and diffusion.
- Current and future challenges for the company
- Complete and submit the Preliminary Assessment Spreadsheet.
For further details and submission of application contact:
+27 21 657 6600
WWF South Africa
Bridge House, 1st Floor
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P O Box 23273
South Africa Facts
52.98 million (mid-year estimate)
Statistics South Africa, 2013
Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South Africa:
547 million tonnes
2009 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Department of Environmental Affairs, Republic of South Africa
Carbon emissions per capita:
9.2 metric tons per capita
The World Bank Indicators
South Africa GDP Q4 2013:
GDP Q4 = 3.8%
Source: Statistics South Africa, 2013
South Africa GDP per capita:
11,750.37 US dollars in 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Statistics