Advancing electric mobility in Latin America

Thursday, October 05, 2017

With the fastest growing car fleet in the world, Latin America has reason to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Costa Rica, with its strong commitment to tackling climate change, is positioning itself to vastly expand EV use in the next five years. But Latin America remains far behind other regions, with EVs representing […]

Countries of the Americas Agree to Move Towards Transition to Renewable Energy Policies in ECPA Ministerial

Friday, September 08, 2017

September 8, 2017 Energy ministers in the region gave a boost to the transition to renewable energy policies – the so-called “energy transition” – with the approval of a 2018-2019 Action Plan during the III Ministerial Meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), which concluded today in the Chilean city of […]

Supporting OECS sustainable energy plans

Friday, June 02, 2017

Sustainable energy plans for the OECS have been supported with Physical Planning and Energy Professionals from across the region having met in Antigua and Barbuda from 9th to 11th May 2017 for the OECS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Capacity Building Workshop. The workshop which was spearheaded by OECS Commission, was a collaborative effort amongst […]

T&T eyeing renewables for power generation

Friday, April 21, 2017

Rapheal John-Lall Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 Despite T&T’s history in the oil and gas sectors, the country has the goal to diversify some of its power generation towards renewable sources, said Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy Selwyn Lashley. He said T&T has been an oil-producing country for over 100 years, and despite […]

World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries

Monday, February 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2017 – An increasing number of developing countries – Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa – are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new World Bank Report. But there is huge room for improvement across […]

Announcing CARICOM’s Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V) | Jan 23-25 – Bahamas | Apply for an Invitation

Sunday, January 01, 2017

The Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V) Dear Colleague, New Energy Events is pleased to support CARICOM’s headline energy event, the Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V), which will be held at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, The Bahamas, from 23-25 January, 2017. Now in its fifth iteration CSEF V is widely […]