Cleaner Fossil Fuels

Promoting cleaner fossil fuel alternatives

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Electric Mobility

Promoting the development of clean transport solutions

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Energy Efficiency

Promoting best practices to reduce energy use in all sectors of the economy

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Integration

Accelerating energy markets to promote new business ventures

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Renewable Energy

Accelerating the development and use of clean renewable energy alternatives

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Energy and Environment

Harmonizing standards and measurements

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Electric Buses Hit the Road in Barbados

With 33 brand-new electric buses now crisscrossing the island, Barbados is moving full speed ahead in modernizing its public transit fleet and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions. Passengers love the fringe benefits—for starters, the buses are air conditioned—but they are still getting used to one big change: the absence of noise.  Read more

Big Opportunities on a Small Scale

Natural gas has some clear advantages over diesel or heavy fuel oil—it’s cleaner to burn and less expensive—but it has not always been a practical option for small countries. That is changing. Innovations in technology, advances in logistics, investments in infrastructure, and strong market forces mean that liquefied natural gas (LNG) can now be economically viable on a very small scale, opening up new prospects for power generation, transportation, and industry in Central America and the Caribbean. Read more

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Big Opportunities on a Small Scale

Natural gas has some clear advantages over diesel or heavy fuel oil—it’s cleaner to burn and less expensive—but it has...

Electric Buses Hit the Road in Barbados

With 33 brand-new electric buses now crisscrossing the island, Barbados is moving full speed ahead in modernizing its public transit...

ECPA Public-Private Sector Dialogues

Three closed door 75-minute discussion sessions featured each month on Mondays at 10:00a.m. (EDT), with energy officials from the hemisphere...

Upcoming Events

Public-Private Dialogues: Virtual Meetings, September - November 2020

ECPA and the Americas Business Dialogue (ABD) will convene a series of virtual public-private sector dialogues focused on grid flexibility,...

Creating a Virtual Pipeline: Opportunities & Obstacles for Small Scale LNG in Central America

Leaders from government and energy companies will analyze the benefits of liquefied natural gas for the economies of Central America.

Regulatory aspects of integration and interconnection of electricity markets

The sessions, held in preparation for the 2021 Summit of the Americas, will provide an opportunity for governments and the...

Natural gas and LNG market integration

This session will analyze the benefits of interconnection and integration of national markets in the region which foster consistent pricing...

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