Even in the Western culture, just a few decades ago, women were frowned upon for wearing pants. Now it’s normal for women to wear pants. … [Read more...] about Empowering Women to Power the World
*The 2016 key findings report is available in Portuguese here. The REN21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report indicates that countries across Latin America and the Caribbean continue to have some of the world’s highest targeted shares for renewable energy deployment. The Renewables 2016 Global Status Report is the world’s most frequently referenced annual … [Read more...] about Latin America and the Caribbean Leading the Way in Renewable Energy
The Sustainable Energy Marketplace for Latin America and the Caribbean, a joint initiative led by IDB and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is pleased to announce that it will award up to $300,000 in technical assistance to advance the development of six renewable energy projects. … [Read more...] about Sustainable Energy Marketplace Announces Project Winners
Latin America and the Caribbean have already reached 96% electricity coverage. The region could be the next to achieve universal access but there are still challenges that need to be addressed. The IDB is contributing to this endeavor. … [Read more...] about Contributing to “Sustainable Energy for All” in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sign up for our new "Basic Course in Geothermal Exploration for Regional Integration," which is the first regional webinar on the topic of geothermal energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. It will be organized and conducted by the National Energy Board of El Salvador, the University of El Salvador and LaGeo, in collaboration with the IDB. … [Read more...] about Sign Up for Our New Basic Course in Geothermal Exploration for Regional Integration!