Tag: Caribbean

WR36: Off-grid energy for rural development in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Smart Villages Initiative organised a workshop in Panama City on 2-3 May 2017, bringing together significant actors in rural electrification in Latin America to discuss challenges and opportunities in rural electrification, with the aim of jointly developing recommendations to policymakers. Key topics for discussion included the role of the government versus the private sector in rural electrification, innovative options for financing …

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BR28: Off-grid Energy for Rural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean – Policy Recommendations

The Smart Villages Initiative organised a workshop in Panama City on 2-3 May 2017 to discuss the challenges of, and opportunities for, rural electrification in Latin America. The workshop was the conclusion of the Smart Villages Initiative’s engagement activities in the region and brought together significant actors in rural electrification with the aim of jointly developing recommendations to …

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Off-grid energy for rural development in Latin America and the Caribbean: concluding workshop

The Smart Villages Initiative held an international workshop on 3 May at the Wyndham Hotel Albrook Mall to help collect and distil the knowledge and experience gathered from the previous 15 months in Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop brought together government representatives and key stakeholders to discuss the role of renewable energy for …

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WR29: Central America, Caribbean and Mexico – Smart Villages Media Dialogue

This sixth media workshop of the Smart Villages project took place in November 2016 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This followed the main regional workshop reported on separately, but to which the journalists were also invited. The general theme of  rural development, resilience, and recovery as renewable energy dividends seemed particularly newsworthy in view of …

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[:en]BR21: Sustainable energy sources for rural development and climatic resilience of off-grid communities in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico[:es]BR21: Taller regional: Fuentes de energía sostenible para el desarrollo rural y la resiliencia climática de comunidades sin conexión a la red en Centroamérica, el Caribe y México[:fr]BR21: Atelier régional : Les sources d’énergie renouvelable à l’appui du développement rural et de la résilience climatique des populations hors réseau d’Amérique centrale, des Caraïbes et du Mexique[:]

[:en]The Smart Villages Initiative together with the National Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic held a workshop on 16-18 November 2016 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, to discuss the challenges to, and op-portunities for, the provision of clean energy services to rural communities in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico. The workshop explored the …

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WR28: Sustainable energy sources for rural development and climatic resilience of off-grid communities in Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico

[:en]Although the energy situation in Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico is not uniform across all the countries in the region, many of them face some common issues and challenges. With some exceptions, nearly all countries in Central America and the Caribbean are net oil and fossil fuel importers, putting them in an uncertain position regarding energy security. Rural areas consume high levels …

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Off-grid innovation already impacting rural development and climatic resilience across Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico; Pay as you go could accelerate uptake

PUNTA CANA: At an international workshop organised by the Smart Villages Initiative and the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic there was unanimous agreement on the potential of renewable energy in its various forms—solar, wind, biomass and mini-hydro—to play a major role in both rural development and enhancing the climatic resilience of off-grid communities …

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International Workshop highlights key role of sustainable energy in rural development and climatic resilience of off-grid communities in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico

At an international workshop organised by the Smart Villages Initiative and the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic delegates will discuss how renewable energy can play a major role in both rural development and enhancing the climatic resilience of off-grid communities in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Opened by Vice Minister Ernesto Villa …

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