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International Institute for Energy Conservation – India (IIEC - India) and UN Environment with funding support from Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) have launched a project to build air quality monitoring and tracking capacity among government, industrial, and utility partners. The project will provide critical proof of concept that the cities in the developing countries can achieve significant, measurable reductions in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions using private financing to capture the benefits of investing in smart energy management. Gujarat and Odisha have been selected as the two pilot states in India for the demonstration and delivery of cost-effective air pollution reduction strategies through smart management of industrial and utility energy use.

The GEF Council approved UNEP-IEA Lead Electric Vehicle along with 16 country projects. International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) has received an assignment form UN Environment to develop the GEF CEO Endorsement document (GCED) and related annexes proposal for India and Maldives based on the approved child project concept for the two countries. The activities undertaken in the assignment will include: GEF CEO Endorsement request document as well as all UN Environment annexes and appendices for the GEF 7 cycle project, specifically focusing on:

IIEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John R. Mollet as Chairman of IIEC's Board of Directors, to succeed Mr. Rob Pratt, effective from 1 June 2019. Mr. Mollet has been engaged with IIEC as a board member for the past 16 years and will be working with the IIEC team to pursue sustainable energy and environmental programs in developing countries and countries in transition.

We are pleased to announce the joining of following key staff at IIEC's Bangkok and New Delhi Offices:

Sopin Wachirapuwadon is the senior project manager of the IIEC, based in Bangkok office, Thailand. She has more than 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in SME and industrial facilities, energy audits and benchmarking, market studies and assessments, includes preparation of energy policy studies related to demand response and smart grid master plan. She has experience of private renewable energy investment on financial bankable processes and technical due diligence, particularly industrial-scale biogas systems.