April 2015

ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group concludes current phase with a round of regional Meetings

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Chaired by the Government of Mexico, the ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group provides technical assistance and advice to governments of the Americas in the advancement of their energy efficiency and conservation goals since 2011. This Working Group convened in excess of 30 workshops, seminars and technical exchange meetings. More than 650 government officials attended these […]

Dominican Republic and ECPA to lead regional energy education efforts

Thursday, April 16, 2015

OAS-ECPA and government representatives met in Santo Domingo and agreed that the Dominican Republic would serve as liaison between the Caribbean and Latin America to raise awareness on the importance of sustainable development and, more specifically, the role played by renewable energy and energy efficiency in the latter. The objective of these meetings held between […]

Connect 2022 Addresses Life Changing Potential of Biofuels

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Did you know that living, organic matter such as waste derived from the production of coffee has the potential to generate power and contribute to fulfill the region’s energy needs? Coffee-growing businesses in Honduras are one of many rural sectors in need of affordable, reliable energy. Producers could use organic waste to generate part of […]

ECPA Addresses Climate Science Metrology Challenges in the Caribbean

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Department of Sustainable Development in association with The Bureau of Standards of Jamaica and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the United States cohosted the “Regional Workshop on Metrology and Technological Challenges of Climate Science and Renewable Energy 2015.” This technical meeting promoted regional and international partnerships and the exchange of […]

Chile Strives for Reliable, Sustainable, Inclusive and Affordable Energy Matrix

Thursday, April 16, 2015

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), Chile is Latin America’s fifth largest energy consumer. However, it is a small producer of fossil fuels and therefore heavily dependent on energy imports. To strengthen energy security and improve competitiveness, the government is implementing an energy agenda based on seven strategic pillars which contemplate priority actions in […]