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Thursday, September 14, 2017

“No Time to Lose” in the Transition to Cleaner Energy

The ministerial meeting provided an opportunity to “share experiences, exchange technologies, facilitate investment, and maximize comparative advantages,” the Secretary General said. “Since ECPA was created in 2009, almost all the countries in the region have participated in a fluid dialogue around renewable energy.
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Energy Challenges as Diverse as the Region Itself

Delegations from the 25 countries represented talked about a wide range of energy-related challenges and opportunities they are facing, from the need to expand transmission lines across borders to the importance of incorporating energy into the school curriculum.
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Jamaica in the Spotlight

After announcing that her country will host the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), Jamaican Ambassador Audrey Marks spoke in an interview about the importance of energy issues to the Caribbean region.
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

ECPA: A Partner of Partners

One of ECPA’s greatest achievements lies with its ability to build strategic partnerships with diverse institutions as a means to expand the Partnership’s reach. By joining forces with local, regional and international partners with common interests and objectives, ECPA was able to use its resources more effectively in promoting dialogue, knowledge sharing, and best practices in energy sustainability.
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

SPECIAL EDITION: ECPA Technical Coordination Unit

Since 2009, the ECPA Technical Coordination Unit (TCU) facilitates clean energy dialogue, coordinates activities and supports the exchange of information and best practices. This newsletter edition explores the role of the TCU, a fundamental body within ECPA. Take a read at the following articles to learn more about its inception, evolution, responsibilities and achievements.
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Organization of American States and Energy Transition

For almost a decade, the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States has managed several projects under the ECPA umbrella to support national and regional energy priorities in energy efficiency, metrology, and donor coordination.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A Firsthand Lesson in Resilience

The OAS Sustainable Cities Course in Miraflores, Peru—an affluent district within the sprawling capital city of Lima—was supposed to take place in March. Then came the punishing rains and floods brought by an especially severe version of a localized climate phenomenon known as a “Coastal El Niño.” The course took place April 19-22 instead, with the importance of sustainable cities and resilience to hazards still fresh on participants’ minds.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

An Island Perspective on Sustainability

What does it mean to become a more sustainable community? In a small island country like Saint Kitts and Nevis, it means that challenges such as marine conservation, beach protection, and resilience to natural hazards have a prominent place on the agenda, alongside more traditional urban concerns such as traffic congestion and waste reduction. All those issues and more were on the table when the 13th edition of the Sustainable Cities Course took place May 31-June 3 in Basseterre, the country’s capital.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

DID YOU KNOW…

Enough sunlight reaches the earth’s surface each minute to satisfy the world’s energy demands—for an entire year.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Project Competition Spurs Creativity

A Sustainable Cities Competition held in Miraflores, Peru, drew more than 100 proposals on how to make that part of Lima even more environmentally friendly than it already is. The competition—held in conjunction with the Sustainable Cities Course that took place in that city in April—ended on Earth Day, with a project fair in a city park. There, the top 10 teams gave presentations explaining their ideas, and the three winning projects were announced.
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