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Friday, February 27, 2015

Authorities and Experts Analyze at the OAS Initiatives in Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low- Income Households in the Americas

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB), held in Washington, DC, a public discussion forum on Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low Income Housing in the Americas opened by the OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, which was attended by authorities and leaders on the topic of energy and weatherization in the Americas.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Costa Rica Builds a Renewable, Self-sufficient and Participatory Energy Policy

National dialogue complements energy policy with proposals and perspectives of local, social, political and economic actors.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

A More Sustainable and Energetically Safer Caribbean

The work carried out by the Organization of American States (OAS), through its Department of Sustainable Development, under the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) framework, was recognized at the Energy Security Caribbean Summit convened on January 26 in Washington, DC by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

ECPA Supports the Construction of River Infrastructure in Costa Rica

ECPA’s Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean initiative is providing $84,000 to finance a river protection project in the Costa Rican municipality of Desamparados.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

A Carbon-Negative U.S. West Coast?

Senior ECPA expert Fellow Daniel Kammen directed a new UC Berkeley study showing that, if biomass electricity production is combined with carbon capture and sequestration in the Western United States, power generators could actually store more carbon than they emit and make a critical contribution to an overall zero-carbon future by the second half of the 21st century.
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Friday, February 06, 2015

OAS and Trinidad and Tobago Partner on Sustainable Cities

The challenges posed to OAS member states in this context and the recent advancements to address them was the focus of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Cities Course held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, December 1-5, 2014.
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Se lanza el Programa Regional de Eficiencia Energética en Uruguay

La región de América Latina y el Caribe tiene enorme potencial para la eficiencia energética, pero para aprovecharlo se requiere una acción coordinada entre los actores de los sectores público y privado. Así concluyeron los participantes en el reciente lanzamiento del Programa Regional de Eficiencia Energética, bajo el marco de la iniciativa "Hacia una Nueva Agenda Energética para la Región".
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