May 2013

ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group and Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy of Bolivia Convene Energy Efficiency Workshop

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

La Paz, Bolivia – The ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy (MHE) of Bolivia co-hosted an energy efficiency workshop to discuss the guidelines of the Strategic Plan for Energy Efficiency and Conservation for the Plurinational State of Bolivia in a two-day event held on April 23-24, 2013. Nearly 120 […]

ECPA implementer wins the National Energy Globe Award Honduras 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In the 18 months since the launch of its project Improving Access to Clean Energy in Latin America, ECPA grantee Trees, Water & People (TWP) has reached over 15,000 people in Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador with energy efficient and renewable energy solutions. In Honduras, over 2500 small scale solar lighting and mobile phone charging […]

U.S. President Barack Obama Highlights ECPA in Visit to the Region

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

(Photo credits: Americas Quarterly) On April 29, prior to his visit to Latin America and the Caribbean, President Obama was interviewed by Americas Quarterly to discuss the purpose of his visit. The topic of energy was on the President’s agenda for his sixth trip to the region. “Our hemisphere produces one quarter of the world’s […]

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica Announces Recipients of Funds for Green Initiatives under ECPA Framework

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In this photo, Ambassador Anne Andrew and ECPA grant recipients San Jose – At the University of Costa Rica Planetarium in San Pedro, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, Anne Andrew, announced the names of the five winners of the Clean Energy Regional Competition. Launched in 2012 by the U.S. Department of State, the aim of […]

The First International ACCIÓN/UNESCO Climate School on “Andean Climate Variability and Change”

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Lima, Peru – The Andean Climate Change Interandean Observatory Network (ACCIÓN), an initiative funded by the U.S. State Department and UNESCO’s International Hydrologic Program (IHP), invited atmospheric and environmental science students from Andean countries (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile) to participate in the First Climate School on “Andean Climate Variability and Change”, which will take place […]

ECPA’s Grand Earth Day Celebration throughout the Region

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. – ECPA hosted four events to celebrate Earth Day in support of sustainable development and environmental protection. Celebrations began with the webinar Partners of the Americas and the Senior ECPA Fellows Program held on April 19 to address the issue of sustainable energy. The webinar was moderated by two Senior ECPA Fellows specialized […]