Performance-Based Financing of Clean & Green Projects

Chan, D., Arquit Niederberger, A., & Ho, H. (2009). Transaction Costs of Small-Scale Methodologies - Case Study: Fuel Switch to Biomass Residue for Household Stoves. Paper for UNFCCC “Practitioners Workshop on AMS-I.E, AMS-II.G and AMS-I.C: CDM methodologies for household cooking energy supply”. Milestone Energy / Policy Solutions.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2008). Scaling up energy efficiency under the CDM. In Holm Olsen, K., and J. Fenhann (eds.), A Reformed CDM, Including New Mechanisms for Sustainable Development. Perspectives Series 2008. Copenhagen: UNEP Risø Centre, pp. 127-145.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2007). Energy Efficiency in CDM (Seminar Issue Paper). In: Proceedings of the UNIDO/CTI Seminar on Energy Efficiency and CDM, Vienna, 340-365.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Brunner, C. (2007). Promotion of High-Efficiency Electric Motor Systems Under the Clean Development Mechanism. In: EEMODS 2007 Conference Proceedings Vol. I, 5th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Beijing, pp. 165-180.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2006). New Investment Incentives, Development + Cooperation, 33(3), 119-121.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2006). MDG Carbon Finance Action Plans: Leveraging New Markets for Sustainable Development, CDM Investment Newsletter, 1/2006, 3-6.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Spalding-Fecher, R. (2006). Demand-side energy efficiency promotion under the Clean Development Mechanism: Lessons learned and future prospects. Energy for Sustainable Development, 10(4), 45-58.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2005). Funding transport sector CDM, CDM Investment Newsletter, 4/2005, 6-9.

Arquit Niederberger, A., Brunner, C., & Nipkow, J. (2005). Leveraging CDM finance to promote efficient industrial motor systems. In: Conference Proceedings (Volume II), 4th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Heidelberg, 180-190.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Finamore, B. (2005). Building an efficiency power plant under the Clean Development Mechanism, Sinosphere, 8(1), 33-38.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Finamore, B (2005). Building an efficiency power plant under the Clean Development Mechanism in China, CDM Investment Newsletter, 2/2005, 16-19.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Saner, R. (2005). Exploring the relationship between FDI flows and CDM potential. Transnational Corporations, 14(1), 1-40.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2004). CDM in China: Taking a proactive and sustainable approach, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 10(3), 5.

Nondek, L., & Niederberger, A. A. (2004). Statistical analysis of CDM capacity-building needs. Climate Policy, 4(3), 249-268.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). The Climate Penny: An opportunity for Switzerland to influence the credibility of the Kyoto Mechanisms (English translation of German original), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 August 2003, p. 15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2002). NSS Workshop: Capacity Building for the Kyoto Protocol, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 8(4), 11.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Graf, E. (2001). Mid-Term Evaluation of the World Bank National Strategy Studies Program, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Bern, 108 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Market incentives for climate protection: Promotion of hydropower? Renewable Energy World, 2(6), 88-94.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Market incentives for climate protection: Promotion of hydropower? (English translation of German original), “wasser, energie, luft – eau, énergie, air”, 5/6, 93-96.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Albrecht, Ch. (1999). International cooperation for climate protection: Opportunities for business (English translation of German original), Umwelt Focus, 6, 17-21.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Kalas, P. (1999). The National AIJ/JI/CDM Strategy Studies Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(1), 6-7.

Brodmann, U., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Swiss simulation study examines conversion of heating centers, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(3), 10-11.


Implementing an End-Use Efficiency Obligation in Germany

  • Drafted position paper for a leading European home appliance manufacturer, advocating for an end-use efficiency obligation on electricity suppliers in Germany, combined with a tradable white certificate scheme
  • Client: Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, Germany
  • Completed: 2011
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