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Archive for 2014

All eyes on Lima

The COP20 closed its doors today for good, paving the way for Paris 2015. Negotiators and climate change activists are returning to their homes to carry on the decisions made at in Lima. In the meantime, PowerMundo, one of our project partners, is chasing the ambitious goal to provide sustainable lighting to the most rural, […]

REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) together with the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recently launched the “Climate Tagger”. The tool automatically scans, labels, sorts and catalogues data and document collections, which help knowledge-driven organizations that address climate and development […]

REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) has joined forces with the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism, to launch the “Climate Tagger”. This new tool, which automatically scans, labels, sorts and catalogues data and document collections, will help knowledge-driven […]

  The newly released ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report—produced collaboratively by REN21 and ECREEE—provides a regional perspective on the renewable energy and energy efficiency market and industry development in West Africa. Released November 10, 2014, the report concludes that while access to energy services remains severely constrained in the region, renewables and […]

  Progress on extending the electricity grid in many countries has remained slow because of high costs of grid-extension and limited utility/state budgets for electrification. Mini-grids provide an affordable and cost-effective option to expand crucial electricity services. EUEI PDF, REN21 and ARE have teamed up to develop a publication to help policy makers navigate the […]

Renewables and Gender Equity: Where to begin?

I recently attended an interesting workshop on renewable energy and gender.  This was not a workshop to celebrate women, nor an opportunity to pull out the lobbying placards for women’s rights. Rather it was a measured and serious look at how supporting gender equality in the energy decision making process could benefit climate change activities.  […]

 

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