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Innovation Fund Awardees Selected

City Leads: Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Yokohama

Now in its 5th year of operation, the CNCA Innovation Fund is pleased to announce the CNCA member cities awarded grants to pursue innovative projects that will accelerate carbon neutrality.

  • Rio de Janeiro will create a tool to prioritize interventions that have the biggest impact on GHG emissions, air quality and the urban heat island effect.
  • Rio de Janeiro will receive a second award to implement energy benchmarking within the city and across Brazil.
  • Sydney will drive buildings and businesses to net-zero energy through a gamification platform.
  • Yokohama will promote solar energy in a post-Feed In Tariff economy.