Past Initiative News

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda and ECPA Caribbean Initiative inaugurate Hybrid Solar PV system at Shirley Heights National Park in Antigua

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

( From left to right: Ms. Valerie Hidge, Managing Director, Shirley Heights Lookout, Hon. Dr Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister, Antigua and Barbuda Mr. Jean Ricot Dormeus, OAS Representative, Mr. Hubert Perr, Head of Operations, European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and Deputy Chief of Mission, Christopher Sandrolini, US Ambassy to Barbados and […]

Experts Discuss Priority Areas for Cooperation on Sustainable City and Community Development on the Margins of the 43rd OAS General Assembly

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Antigua, Guatemala June 3, 2013– On June 3, city mayors, development planners, and civil society representatives met in Antigua, Guatemala on the margins of the OAS General Assembly to discuss the challenges associated with rapid urbanization in the Americas and exchange best practices for the sustainable development of cities and communities. Participants also discussed priority […]

The Center for Electrochemistry and Chemical Energy convenes workshop on renewable energy for journalists

Saturday, June 01, 2013

On Wednesday May 29th a workshop for journalists entitled Renewable Energy was convened: A real chance to reduce dependence on fossil fuels in our country?”. This workshop was carried out in the facilities at the headquarters of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and it was part of the project “Sustainable Energy Model for the […]

ECPA Sustainable Communities Initiative to Host Building Sustainable Cities and Communities in the Americas Focus of OAS Experts Meeting in Guatemala

Thursday, May 30, 2013

For Immediate Release Contact: Luisa Neira Email: Washington, D.C, May 28, 2013- Over the past 3 decades, the Americas has become the most urbanized region in the world, resulting in serious challenges for social and economic infrastructure, especially housing and transportation, as well as for the quality of human health and the health of […]

Climate Change and Adaptation Expert Maria-Paz Gutierrez to Visit Guatemala on Behalf of ECPA Senior Fellows

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elizabeth Lopez Senior Program Officer, Climate Change Fellows (202) 637-6201 Washington, D.C., May 29, 2013– Professor Maria-Paz Gutierrez, a Senior Fellow in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), will be traveling May 31 to June 5, 2013 to participate in meetings and events in Guatemala, including the […]

ECPA participates in the V Latin American and Caribbean Energy Efficiency Seminar – OLADE

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Quito, May 8, 2013 – Representatives of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean are meeting in Quito to share experiences on how to increase the efficient use of electricity and public policy in the region.The executive secretary of the Latin American Energy Organization (Olade), Victorio Oxilia, said to the press that this […]