August 2015

ECPA Sustainable Communities Initiative Enables Environmental and Social Impact in the Caribbean

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean is currently supporting the development of two important activities in the Caribbean. The official launch of a solar project in Antigua and Barbuda, and the completion of an energy audit in the Dominican Republic, account for the most recent accomplishments of this ECPA initiative. Implemented by […]

ECPA Steering Committee Holds First Discussion

Monday, August 24, 2015

At the Second ECPA Ministerial held in Mexico in May 2015, the governments established a Steering Committee. The Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (OAS), in its ECPA Clearinghouse capacity, has been reaching out to this newly created body to commence meaningful dialogue on Partnership development. On July 10, the governments […]

Canada to Lead Heavy Oil Working Group Meeting

Monday, August 24, 2015

The 4th Heavy Oil Working Group (HOWG) meeting will take place on September 22, 2015 in Bogota, Colombia, in the fringes of the Heavy Oil Latin America Conference and Exhibition (HOLA). At the Second Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas ministerial meeting in Merida, Mexico, Canada’s Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford announced the 4th […]

Belize Strives for Greater Energy Efficiency

Monday, August 24, 2015

At a meeting held on June 30 through July 2 in Belmopan and Belize City, MESTPU Energy Director Ambrose Tillet said that “the OAS project will create an opportunity to pool a greater mass of capabilities to deliver on the ambitious goals and targets set out in the national sustainable energy strategy action plan.” The […]