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Honduras: A step closer to energy sustainability
“The government of Honduras and the Organization of American States (OAS) launched the first pilot ethanol plant in the country on July 15. The successful completion of this joint initiative represents a turning point in the process of realizing the aspiration of leading the country towards energy sustainability. Read More

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Colombia to Implement Closed Looped Cycle Production
July 1, 2014

The C2C manufacturing approach aims at minimizing the environmental impact of a product by employing sustainable production, operation, and disposal practices. To this end, the sustainability and efficiency of ... Read More

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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.