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Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

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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).

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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.

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Join the SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network

Join the SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network

It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold…

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Vienna Energy Forum 2017

Vienna Energy Forum 2017

“Sustainable energy for the implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement”

Mark your calendars and join us at Vienna Energy Forum 2017 in Vienna, Austria on 9 – 12 May 2017, to engage in a dynamic and critical debate that will shape the future energy landscape.

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Antão Manuel Fortes

Antão Manuel Fortes

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Cabeólica is a groundbreaking project that stemmed from Cape Verde’s aspirations to increase wind energy penetration by promoting a Public Private Partnership (PPP) which engaged foreign investment and technical and business know-how.

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Lack Of Access To Higher Education Stymieing Creativity

Lack Of Access To Higher Education Stymieing Creativity

New Principal of the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth says lack of access to higher education is not only stymieing creativity and innovation, but is halting progress of brilliant entrepreneurs.

Quoting Chancellor at the University of the West Indies, Sir George Alleyne, during her induction ceremony in Belize, Dr Longsworth said there can be no economic growth without concomitant social growth.

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