smart grids 101 climate change

All you need to know about Smart grids: the future of the network

Who has not heard of smart grids? The term is increasingly common in discussions about the present and future of the electrical grid....
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cambio climático, sostenibilidad y energías renovableo

Damless Hydropower: a renewable energy solution for Latin America?

Harnessing river flows through the use of water wheels dates back thousands of years and is considered by many to be the first...
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Using corporate offsetting to finance climate change adaptation

The financing gap for climate adaptation is huge- it is estimated that developing countries need somewhere between US$70 to $100...
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What do we mean by sustainable infrastructure?

Have you ever seen a building in your hometown that was never finished due to insufficient money? Have you suffered power outages due...
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Before running, learn to walk: Reducing electricity losses as a first step to ensure energy security

Latin America and the Caribbean is the region that loses the most electricity in its transmission and distribution systems. Only in...
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Low carbon development opportunities with China

By Guy Edwards. As Latin American and Caribbean countries increasingly court Asia and especially China as a major trade and investment...
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Current water crisis leaves Latin America thirsty for sustainability

Brazilians are raging. Much like in the movies. Sao Paulo’s unsustainable growth strikes again. But this time traffic congestion is not...
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5 ways lack of access to energy affects women

By providing energy access, governments generate the conditions that ensure the basic health and welfare of their citizens, especially...
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Harnessing the power of microfinance to bring financing to those most vulnerable

Low-income communities in Latin America and the Caribbean do not have broad access to clean energy and energy efficient technologies;...
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Is more natural gas good for our planet?

Most experts agree that Latin America’s increased use of natural gas to generate electricity is here to stay. Why? And what could...
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Free course on climate finance essentials. Apply today!

The enrollment period for the ‘Climate Finance Essentials: Innovative Finance for the Climate Change Challenge’ course is now open...
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Is there such a thing as the “perfect” hydropower dam?

Big hydroelectric projects are rife with risks. Though cleaner than carbon-based energy sources, they have potential negative impacts...
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Pachamama asegura a los agricultores contra eventos climáticos extremos

En Bolivia, la población rural de tiene ahora acceso a instrumentos de manejo de riesgos en su esfuerzo por adaptarse al cambi...
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Pachamama insures farmers against extreme weather events

Highly vulnerable rural population gets groundbreaking access to risk management instruments in an effort to adapt. The “Pachamama”...
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redes inteligentes y cambio climático

Todo lo que deberías saber sobre las redes inteligentes

¿Quien no ha escuchado hablar de las “redes inteligentes” o Smart Grids? El término es cada vez más común en las discusiones sobre el...
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Convocatoria de proyectos para manejo de recursos naturales. Podrías obtener hasta $400 mil dólares

¿Te preocupa la degradación de suelos, la deforestación y la desertificación? ¿Tienes una propuesta innovadora? ¿Quieres evitar o...
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