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OAS Organizes Workshop to Review Sustainable Energy Initiatives in the Caribbean
Representatives of regional and global development partners in the energy sector of the Caribbean are today meeting with senior energy officials from Caribbean countries in a regional workshop organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Saint Lucia aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of donor interventions in the region. Read More

ECPA Senior Fellows Awarded Innovation Grants for Local Capacity Building Projects
Dr. Dan Kammen and Dr. Janaki Alavalapati, Senior Fellows in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), win the ECPA Senior Fellows Innovation Projects Grant Award. Read More

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) awards PowerMundo $100,000 as a winner of the IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest
PowerMundo will receive $100,000, technical and business development support, as well as access to other experts, policy makers, institutions and potential financial partners to implement and scale up its innovative ideas. Read More

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Notes from the Field: Measuring the Health Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in Honduras
August 25, 2014

I first met Maggie Clark, an environmental epidemiologist at Colorado State University (CSU) , back in 2005 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, when she came to test the health of ... Read More

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Welcome To ECPA

Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the  Executive Secretariat of Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) operates the ECPA Clearinghouse, established for the purpose of coordinating,  established for the purpose of coordinating the Partnership’s activities and outreach.