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OAS, DOE and New Energy Launch Island Energy Transition Training Program

Friday, November 13, 2020

The first in the four part series will take place virtually on December 8 and will focus on the fundamentals of electric power systems, including governance and institutional considerations for resilience.


It’s Time to “Accelerate the Pace for Renewable Energy Action” in the Region

Friday, February 28, 2020

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica—Countries from across the Americas today wrapped up two days of intense discussions on topics as diverse as regional energy integration, energy poverty, and the role of natural gas at a time when renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are playing a bigger role in electric power generation in the region. Other topics on the table included electric mobility, energy efficiency, gender and energy, and bioenergy.


First Face-to-Face Meeting of the Energy Efficiency Technical Group takes place in El Salvador

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Today, at the headquarters of the Central American Integration System (SICA), in San Salvador, El Salvador, the First Face-to-Face Meeting of the Energy Efficiency Technical Group was inaugurated. This meeting brings together specialists from each country, accompanied by OAS representatives, who, by instruction of the Council of Energy Ministers, accompany this work that in the […]


Chile Cancels Hosting Arrangement for Santiago Climate Change Conference

Thursday, October 31, 2019

By Elena Kosolapova, Ph.D. Content Editor for Climate Change Policy and Adaptation (Russia/Netherlands) 31 October 2019 The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, has announced the Government of Chile’s decision not to host the UN Climate Change Conference, “taking into consideration the difficult circumstances in the country.” The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties […]


ECPA Ministerial Dialogue Series

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

In preparation for the IV Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial that will convene in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on February 27-28, 2020, the OAS will convene a series of Ministerial dialogues. The purpose of these events is to seek the input and advice of Permanent Missions, international development agencies, multilateral organizations, and […]


Santiago (Chile) Adding 200 Electric Buses In 2019

Thursday, August 01, 2019

by Kyle Field 183 more BYD electric buses are coming to Santiago, Chile, later this summer according to the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt. The new buses will join the 100 electric buses that BYD and local partner Enel brought into the capital last December. The new BYD buses will arrive in August […]