Summary of National Cooling Action Plans (NCAPs)


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Summary of National Cooling Action Plans (NCAPs)

November 21, 2023

This report presents the key findings from the eleven countries (Bangladesh, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ghana, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Sri Lanka, and Trinidad and Tobago) that have developed and published their National Cooling Action Plans (NCAPs) with support from UNDP and the Clean Cooling Collaborative.  The NCAPs are important instruments to promote sustainable and smart cooling practices in countries.  In general, the challenges and market barriers facing the cooling sector can be categorized as economic, legal, and technical related to market scalability.  The NCAPs highlight the need for dedicated resources for technical assistance in designing financial instruments and business models to overcome pre-investment challenges.