Energy SMEs in De...
Follow
Find tag "Caribbean"
1.5K views | +0 today
Energy SMEs in Developing Countries
We believe that business-led solutions are essential to meet the energy needs of rural populations living in developing countries. We curate and share links related to: renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy entrepreneurs, microfinance, impact investing, business development, solar, wind, hydropower, biomass, phone-charging, briquette and cookstoves small businesses, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan countries.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

Green energy financing for five Caribbean countries from the IDB and government of Japan

Green energy financing for five Caribbean countries from the IDB and government of Japan | Energy SMEs in Developing Countries | Scoop.it
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has signed a co-financing agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to make funds available for green energy development in the Caribbean and Central America: The Inter-American...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

Barbados Takes Steps to Become Energy Independent and End Poverty

Barbados Takes Steps to Become Energy Independent and End Poverty | Energy SMEs in Developing Countries | Scoop.it

The Government of Barbados, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States will host from 7 to 9 May 2012 the High-Level Conference of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in SIDS and the Rio+20 Informal Ministerial Meeting.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

Renewable energy finance forum addresses rapidly changing state of renewable energy finance in Latin American and Caribbean markets

The second annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) hosted by the Latin American Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE), the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), and Euromoney Energy Events in Miami this week brought together more than 200 policy makers, industry executives and investors to discuss the evolution of the renewable energy markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

A 'snapshot' energy outlook - Trinidad & Tobago

BY sheer coincidence, while Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada are seeking; to resolve a disagreement over the boundaries limiting their common continental shelf in the exploration for oil, there has come quite an interesting article on the future of oil and natural gas that has implications for Trinidad and Tobago.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

CARIBBEAN: Turning Landfills into Energy

CARIBBEAN: Turning Landfills into Energy | Energy SMEs in Developing Countries | Scoop.it

Now there is a glimmer of hope. A United Kingdom-based Waste to Energy firm is partnering with some Caribbean countries to set up plants that will convert garbage into electricity and potable water, and in the process transform the region from its dependence on fossil fuel.

 

"The Caribbean is a wonderful area but what you haven't got is the land or the resources," Tony Fiddy, the President of the Waste to Energy Division and the Regional Vice President for Europe and Africa of Naanovo Energy Inc., told IPS.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GVEP International
Scoop.it!

Canada, IDB to fund Caribbean's green energy investments

Canada, IDB to fund Caribbean's green energy investments | Energy SMEs in Developing Countries | Scoop.it
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said Monday it had been selected by Canada as a key partner in its (Canada, IDB to fund Caribbean's green energy investments: The IDB said projects supported may include renewable ...)...
more...
No comment yet.