$4 million dollar prize recognizes innovation in renewable energy. Apply now!

Latin America and the Caribbean, which has the highest use of renewable energy of any global region, has many outstanding candidates...
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Three steps to ensure that geothermal energy takes off

In the past 30 years, geothermal energy has become a key source of electricity generation worldwide, and it is clear why: it offers...
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Five innovations based on biodiversity

Each year, the UN chooses a theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity. Every theme is geared to increase the...
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Small hydropower as a response to climate change

  Small hydroelectric plants (SHP) have been conceived in Argentina as part of the strategy to address climate change under...
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How do the falling oil prices affect renewable energy?

Recent market signals show a correlation between low oil prices and negative impacts on the renewables industry. The clearest example...
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Latin American and the Caribbean will be the first region to achieve universal electricity access

The first objective of the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative is to provide universal access to modern energy...
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Measuring climate progress ton by ton

Mounting climate pressure underscores challenges ahead It is not often, and in fact rare, that we’re presented with overwhelming...
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How energy efficiency can improve the lives of women

In Latin America and the Caribbean, women often responsible for taking care of the home and raising children. In the region, millions...
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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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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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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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$4 millones de dólares en premios para reconocer la innovación en energías renovables. ¡Aplica ya!

América Latina y el Caribe, que tiene mayor participación de las energías renovables que cualquier región del mundo, tiene muchos...
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Tres pasos para asegurar el despegue de la geotermia

En los últimos 30 años, la energía geotérmica se ha convertido en una fuente clave de generación de electricidad a nivel global y está...
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energía fotovoltaica

¿Qué tienen en común una carretera y la energía fotovoltaica?

Ahora en verano cuando todos disfrutamos del sol, los que tenemos paneles solares instalados en el techo de nuestra casa lo disfrutamos...
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biodiversidad

Cinco formas en la que la biodiversidad nos ayuda a innovar

Cada año, la ONU elige un tema para el Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica. Cada tema está orientado a incrementar la...
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