CAF approves $435mn for energy development, natural disaster response in Peru

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Lima, Jul. 09 (ANDINA). Latin American Development Bank (CAF) has recently announced the approval of US$ 435 million for programs that boost Peru’s development agenda. CAF President Enrique Garcia (l) and Peruvian Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla meet in Lima. The first transaction for US$ 300 million is a credit line for natural disaster response; […]

ECPA Fellow Leads National Geographic Round Table

Monday, July 08, 2013

Last week, National Geographic and Shell Energy hosted a roundtable discussion, The Great Energy Challenge: BioFuels at a Crossroad, led by Senior ECPA Fellow Dan Kammen. Partners staff member Elizabeth Lopez also had the opportunity to attend and spoke on biofuels as it relates to Latin America specifically. The round table was attended by two […]

500,000 households to be solar powered in Peru

Monday, July 08, 2013

Only 66% of Peru’s population currently has electricity access. 500,000 households are to be provided with solar panels via Peru’s National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Program (NPHEP), which aims to provide 95% of Peru with energy, by 2016. The minister of energy and mines (MEM), Jorge Merino Tafur, announced the start of the NPHEP in the […]

[OFFICIAL VIDEO] A Liter Of Light -Latin American

Monday, July 08, 2013

Mesoamerican Governments Deepen Commitment to Energy Integration

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 29, 2013 Share on facebookShare on twitter On June 27–28, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), with support from the U.S. Department of State, hosted a dialogue in Washington on promoting regional electricity integration. The talks were in support of theConnecting the Americas 2022 (Connect 2022) initiative, […]

Mesoamerican Ministerial Meeting on Electricity Integration Discusses Electricity Interconnection Prospects

Friday, June 28, 2013

Washington, DC, June 28 – Connecting the Americas 2022, an ECPA initiative to strengthen regional and multinational efforts to bring electricity to all parts in the hemisphere while serving as a platform for development and prosperity, hosted a Ministerial Meeting on Electricity Integration in Mesoamerica. The high-level event focused on the means to expand electricity […]