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Monday, September 22, 2014

Workshop in Colombia on Energy-Efficient Use of Fossil Fuels

The ECPA Clearinghouse, coordinated by the OAS, will support the Ministry of Mines and Energy in holding this workshop. The event will highlight trends in the use of fossil fuels in Colombia, mainly in the industrial and transportation sectors, which are the biggest energy users in the country and have significant potential for greater energy efficiency.
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Monday, September 22, 2014

OAS to participate in Workshop on Energy Information and Knowledge Management Systems

The Organization of American States, through the ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group, is collaborating in the staging of this event. The Government of Germany, through the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance (REETA) Project, is also a co-sponsor of the Workshop.
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Monday, September 01, 2014

OAS to participate in the launch of the Regional Energy Efficiency Program to be held in Uruguay

The launch of this initiative will be held on September 12, 2014 at the Headquarters of the General Secretariat of ALADI in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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Monday, September 01, 2014

Panama Green Label Workshop: "Applying Closed Looped Cycle Production towards a Circular Economy"

This workshop-seminar will be held in Panama city on September 16, 2014, and is organized in cooperation with the Union of Industrialist of Panama, National Center for Cleaner Production (CNPML) and the Technological University of Panama.
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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Colombia promotes Environmentally-Friendly Production Processes with support from the OAS

The OAS has promoted this methodology since 2011 as part of the "Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas (CLCPA)" program, which is currently in its second phase, and also as part of the activities of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

OAS Organizes Workshop to Review Sustainable Energy Initiatives in the Caribbean

Representatives of regional and global development partners in the energy sector of the Caribbean are today meeting with senior energy officials from Caribbean countries in a regional workshop organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Saint Lucia aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of donor interventions in the region.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

ECPA Senior Fellows Awarded Innovation Grants for Local Capacity Building Projects

Dr. Dan Kammen and Dr. Janaki Alavalapati, Senior Fellows in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), win the ECPA Senior Fellows Innovation Projects Grant Award.
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Friday, August 08, 2014

OAS and Guatemala Signed Memorandum of Understanding to Promote the Use of Ethanol

The hemispheric institution and the government of the Central American country will jointly promote the initiative that aims to reduce the use of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions. The pilot plan establishes the use of biofuels to assess their environmental and mechanical performance using a sample of 20 to 25 cars that use different percentages of ethanol and petroleum blend fuels.
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) awards PowerMundo $100,000 as a winner of the IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

PowerMundo will receive $100,000, technical and business development support, as well as access to other experts, policy makers, institutions and potential financial partners to implement and scale up its innovative ideas.
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Friday, August 01, 2014

OAS Co-organized Workshops in Colombia on Closed Cycle Production and Circular Economy

The Organization of American States (OAS) held two workshops this week in Colombia on ā€œClosed Loop Cycle Production and Circular Economy: an Innovative Vision of Productivity,ā€ in the framework of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).
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