World Bank, Canada Launch Caribbean Climate Innovation Center

Friday, January 31, 2014

Freeport, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 27 January 2014 — A new World Bank–supported business hub, inaugurated here today, will support the growing number of clean energy and climate technology ventures in the Caribbean region. The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), first of its kind in the region, will help reduce the significant threats posed by climate […]

ECPA’s Strategic Partner GGKP Launches New Web Platform to Accelerate Green Economy Transition

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Geneva, 22 January 2014 – A robust, state-of-the-art knowledge-sharing platform was launched today by the newly established Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), a diverse consortium of leading institutions and organizations working in areas related to green growth and green economy. The website is in response to increasing demand from both policy makers and the public […]

El Salvador builds resilience in the face of a stormy future

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

El Salvador faces acute vulnerability to climate disasters. According to the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, almost 90% of its land area is at risk from such events, 95% of its population live in risk zones and 96% of its gross domestic product (GDP) is produced in risk zones[1]. In three years alone, […]

OAS Organizes First Public Discussion Forum of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas

Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 15, 2014 The First Public Discussion Forum of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas, which will have as its theme Energy and Climate Change Education, will be held on Thursday January 16, at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. The OAS, through its Department of Sustainable […]

Bolivia’s first wind farm opened

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The project features two Goldwind 1.5MW turbines The 3MW development was built by Hydrochina Corporation and consists of two 1.5MW Goldwind turbines. This is the first stage of the 15MW Qollpana wind farm, which is set to be completed by the Chinese firm if the first development is deemed a success. In 2012, the People’s […]

Sustainable Energy Partnerships and the Way Ahead

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Original Blog Post The US Department of State publishes blog summarizing current energy growth and priorities. By Julia Nesheiwat Our Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) has come a long way over the past two years. This fall, we celebrated our second anniversary in parallel with the commemoration of National Energy Action Month and the recent […]