An IDB program financed by a grant from the Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) will demonstrate the potential of renewable energy investments in Honduras through the construction of renewable energy projects with a total installed capacity of at least 70 MW. The projects will include small hydro, wind, and solar technologies. A portfolio of 49 renewable energy … [Read more...] about Reducing risks for renewable energy to spur financing for projects totaling 60 MW
Honduras’ Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program Investment Plan wasprepared by the country’s government with inputs from the IDB, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank to support development of the country’s renewable energy sources, reduce dependency on hydrocarbon imports, and promote low-carbon development. The plan presents an action strategy in two … [Read more...] about Honduras SREP investment plan emphasizes renewable energy production and distribution
By Tomas Serebrisky, Javier Morales and Diego Margot* Climate change has an increasingly important role in IDB’s projects , strategies and policies. In this institution, the importance of climate change as a pillar to sustainable development in Latin America is undeniable. However, the critics argue that the climate change agenda is imposed either directly or through … [Read more...] about Who cares about climate change?
Coral Reef Restoration in the Caribbean from el BID - the IDB on Vimeo. Jamaica’s Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Investment Plan will support the aims of the country’s Strategic Program for Climate Resilience to identify vulnerable communities; strengthen institutions for mainstreaming climate change and policy formulation; build capacity for forecasting, planning and … [Read more...] about Jamaica’s PPCR Investment Plan Will Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation
The investment plan for Haiti’s Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) presents a strategy for climate change adaption and identifies four initiatives that will be administered collaboratively by the IDB and the World Bank. The country’s SPCR was endorsed by the PPRC Sub-Committee during its last meeting in Washington, DC, in May 2013. The plan’s objective is to … [Read more...] about Adaptation Initiatives in Agriculture and Infrastructure in Haiti