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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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

The Government of Chile has set an ambitious agenda to improve energy access for its people. The goals of this national energy agenda include reducing marginal system costs by 30%, lowering prices in household supply tenders by 25%, and expanding non-conventional renewable energy so that it represents 20% of the energy mix within the next 10 years.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Connect 2022 Addresses Life Changing Potential of Biofuels

According to the Inter-American Development Bank, power generation in Latin America and the Caribbean needs to double by 2030 in order to keep pace with growth. Currently, more than 31 million people in the region do not have access to electricity, and the International Energy Association estimates the region’s power sector needs more than $700 billion in investments. With this picture in mind, the Connecting the Americas 2022 (Connect 2022) initiative, set a 10-year goal of interconnecting the Western Hemisphere with affordable electricity.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Dominican Republic and ECPA to lead regional energy education efforts

Much has been discussed about the need to foster and enhance energy education and literacy to ensure the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies, especially among younger generations. In the Caribbean region, the ECPA Sustainable Energy Capacity Building Initiative (SECBI) seeks to empower energy science education to develop critical thinking skills required for today’s labor market and future economies.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

ECPA Addresses Climate Science Metrology Challenges in the Caribbean

Improved measurement in scientific research and development associated with climate science and renewable energy is a valuable policy implementation tool. It allows countries to better assess the effects of their climate change policies, establish realistic goals and understand the true value of expanding the share of renewables in the energy mix. By strengthening the use of internationally recognized standards and measurements, the countries in the Americas are better equipped to effectively address climate change and advance low carbon economic growth.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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

After four years of successful implementation, the Energy Efficiency Working Group, one of ECPA’s most dynamic initiatives, completes its first implementing phase which focused on fostering energy efficiency in multiple sectors by working hand in hand with diverse stakeholders. This group’s activities have set the ground to establish a framework for cooperation that will further investment in energy efficiency at the national and regional levels under the ECPA umbrella.
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Friday, February 27, 2015

Authorities and Experts Analyze at the OAS Initiatives in Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low- Income Households in the Americas

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB), held today in Washington, DC, a public discussion forum on Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low Income Housing in the Americas opened by the OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, which was attended by authorities and leaders on the topic of energy and weatherization in the Americas.
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