Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

Dear Readers,

Throughout this year ALER will invite those responsible for the case studies of successful mini-grids operating in Portuguese-speaking countries to present their projects, which will be later compiled in the Portuguese version of the Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit (MGPT).

Mahama Kappiah Awarded African Energy Leader of the Year

Mahama Kappiah Awarded African Energy Leader of the Year

Johannesburg, South Africa – March 28, 2017: ECREEE once again etches its name as the leading regional sustainable energy promotion agency in Sub Saharan Africa as Mr. Mahama Kappiah, the Executive Director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), receives the African Energy Leader of the year award at the 10th Annual Africa Energy Awards.

SIDS DOCK – SEA OFFICIAL SIDE EVENT AT COP21

SIDS DOCK – SEA OFFICIAL SIDE EVENT AT COP21

We need to do much more, much faster, much more urgently to keep global warming below 1.5°C or at least well below 2°C. This event will look at how renewable
energy and energy efficiency can close the emissions gap at global, national, regional and city level. How large is the opportunity, what major initiatives are out
there to bridge the emission gap and what are the main barriers we must overcome to scale up these solutions faster?

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) – Regional Networking Meetings for National Designated Entities

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) – Regional Networking Meetings for National Designated Entities – Small Island Developing States, Barbados, October 28-30 The Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN)[1] is the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Technology Mechanism and is hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and with the support of 11 independent organizations with expertise in climate technologies. The CTCN’s mission is to assist developing countries in deploying technologies (including any equipment, techniques, practical knowledge and skills) that can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to climate change impacts. In line with the decisions of the Conference of Parties (COP) of UNFCCC, each Party shall nominate a focal point for the CTCN, named National Designated Entity (NDE). [1] More information on the CTCN at ctc-n.org   CTCN WORKSHOP VIDEO (LONG FORM)   CTCN WORKSHOP...