“Thank God we have light. We’ve never had light before. It is a very important benefit,” said Francisca Rivera, in her home in Santa Rosa, a village near Panama City, Panama. … [Read more...] about How Can Women Participate in Providing Energy Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean?
There are 1.4 billion people that lack energy access worldwide, 25 million of these live in Latin America. Yet, with a coordinated effort, Latin America and the Caribbean could be the first region in the world to reach universal access to modern energy. … [Read more...] about Scaling Up Sustainable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean
I think many of us question how we can be more mindful of energy use in our day to day lives, and these fun and sustainable gadgets give you the opportunity to test out a few ways on Earth Day. … [Read more...] about 5 innovative sustainable energy gadgets to celebrate Earth Day
In the rural mountains of the Coquimbo region of Chile, where many residents are hours from the nearest town, an off-grid solar PV project has provided energy to over 3,000 homes. Branco, one of four students at a rural school in Chacay Alto, said he used the energy from PV panels at his school “for computers, lights, television, and to charge batteries.” … [Read more...] about A Renewable Energy Revolution In Chile
Latin America and the Caribbean, which has the highest use of renewable energy of any global region, has many outstanding candidates for the $4 million Zayed Future Energy Prize. The prize was created by the government of the United Arab Emirates in 2008. According to Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of the Prize, “it aims to inspire innovation and recognize achievement in … [Read more...] about $4 Million in Prizes for Innovation in Renewable Energy