December 2016

ECPA: A Partnership for Sustainable Energy

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

All across the Americas—a region with abundant renewable energy resources—countries are moving toward cleaner energy, driven by the urgency of a changing climate. The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) has helped shape our region’s efforts to tackle a range of challenges we all share. Yes, we still have a long way to […]

Metrology for Energy Efficiency

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

From 2013 to 2016, the project “Renewable Energy and Climate Science in the Americas (RECS)” also implemented under ECPA, trained 589 officials and at least 30 institutions on the importance of measurements capabilities to respond to the technical needs arising with the implementation of actions aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase renewable energy uses […]


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

In this season of lights, let us consider the humble street light. It may lack the sparkle of a holiday display or the pizzazz of a neon sign, but the street light can play a big role in a country’s energy picture. In fact, in some island states of the Caribbean street lighting accounts for […]