Past Initiative News

OAS Organizes Workshop to Review Sustainable Energy Initiatives in the Caribbean

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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. The regional workshop, entitled “Development […]

ECPA Senior Fellows Awarded Innovation Grants for Local Capacity Building Projects

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Washington, DC, August 5th, 2014 – Partners of the Americas congratulates Dr. Dan Kammen and Dr. Janaki Alavalapati, Senior Fellows in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), on winning the ECPA Senior Fellows Innovation Projects Grant Award. ECPA Senior Fellows is an initiative that utilizes U.S. technical experts from the academic, non-profit, […]

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

Friday, August 08, 2014

The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Guatemala, through its Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM), signed this week a Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of a pilot project on the and mixture and use of ethanol and in support of the formation of the Technical Unit on Biofuels. The hemispheric […]

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

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that PowerMundo, a Colorado-based international social enterprise, was selected as one of 10 winners of 563 applicants in the latest IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest, an initiative to promote innovative solutions to energy problems, benefit communities, create jobs and expand access to renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. […]

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

Friday, August 01, 2014

The Organization of American States (OAS) held two workshops this week in Colombia on “Closed Loop Cycle Production and Circular Economy: an Innovative Vision of Productivity,” in the framework of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). During the workshops, experts from the OAS and the National Center for Cleaner Production of Colombia […]

Honduras: A step closer to energy sustainability

Thursday, July 31, 2014

From left to right: Michael Taylor, Economic and Commercial Counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Honduras; Zenik Krawctschuk, Ambassador of Brazil in Honduras; Juan Orlando Hernández, President of Honduras; José Miguel Insulza, OAS Secretary General, and Redondo Flores Director of the UNA. The government of Honduras and the Organization of American States (OAS) launched the […]