Even when oil is very cheap, biofuels have significant advantages and continue to expand their participation in the global energy mix. According to the International Energy Agency - IEA, ethanol and biodiesel currently account for 3% of the global energy consumption in the transport sector, and they may reach about 6% by 2040, as projected in the IEA’s New … [Read more...] about What are the Advantages of Modern Biofuels?
The recent agreement to tackle climate change made in Paris in December 2015 aims to ensure that the increase in average global temperature stays well below two degrees Celsius. It also recognizes the need to promote universal access to sustainable energy in developing countries through the increased deployment of renewable energy. Considering the above, the IDB aims to … [Read more...] about 5 Questions That Will Help You Develop Your Renewable Energy Project
Imagine that you go into a store looking for your next refrigerator. This is a major purchase, and you have a limited budget and hopes that the refrigerator will last many years. The seller shows you several models that fit what your needs and have a good price, size and come in the color you are looking for. Do you need to know more? … [Read more...] about From A to G: Tell Me What Letter You Buy and I’ll Tell You How Energy Efficient You Are
Register for our new webinar on the International Renewable Energy Agency’s Sustainable Energy Marketplace. The website is now live as a beta version. This online Marketplace allows users to identify and share information about their work and make contact with potential business partners as a new tool for preparing sustainable energy projects in developing countries. And this … [Read more...] about How to Join the Sustainable Energy Marketplace and Get Grant Funding for Your Renewable Energy Project
The United Nations Initiative Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) aims to reach three main objectives by 2030 providing universal access to modern energy services; doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. … [Read more...] about 8 Free Resources to Promote Sustainable Energy