Guatemala pursues biofuel strategy with support from the OAS
Guatemala's biofuels potential may soon be realized as the country continues to move towards a more sustainable economy. Under the leadership of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) and in collaboration with the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development (DSD), the workshop "Biofuels in Guatemala: Challenges and Next Steps" was held on February 12, 2014, as a new step taken by the country to consolidate the development, implementation and monitoring of a national plan of action on biofuels.
Central American governments representatives meet in Panama to discuss the impact of urban energy infrastructure expansion
This meeting is part of the activities held under ECPA's Clearinghouse, and will address the different experiences, solutions and various aspects related to the growth of cities and the challenge that this brings to the energy sector.
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Community Voices: El Salvador
February 4, 2014
“I don’t breathe in smoke anymore and I can cook rice, stew and make tortillas all at once. The griddle heats up really well, cooks fast, ...
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Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives
that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More