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The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Announces Strategic Partnership with the Center for Information on Renewable Energies

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

The Center for Information on Renewable Energies (CINER) joins the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) in a joint effort to contribute shape a new energy agenda in the Americas. Through this partnership, citizens of the Americas can be better informed about the most current environmental and climate change challenges. CINER seeks to contribute to the conservation of natural resources with a focus on the wise use of energy, and the orientation, consultation, and promotion of the exchange of information, research, and technological advances in the energy field. This work is done with the goal of promoting a larger understanding of the relationship between the use of energy and productivity.

CINER has the commitment and mission to contribute to the realization of sustainable development though the proportion of specialized information, consultations, and the strengthening of institutional capacity in the fields of energy, environment, and education. CINER is also the founder of the Latin-American Association of Facilitators (ALFA) and is part of the Network of Documentation Centers for Energy in Latin America, promoted by the Latin American Organization of Energy (OLADE).

ECPA is a flexible mechanism through which governments, civil society, and private companies can implement bilateral or multinational initiatives in order to work towards and promote clean energy, energy security, the reduction of energy poverty, and the reduction of greenhouse gases, all with the end goal of working towards a more sustainable Americas. For more information about these projects, news, and ECPA events, please visit: ECPA’s Clearinghouse is lead by the Executive Secretariat for Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (OAS) through the Department of Sustainable Development.