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New CKB Coordination Hub co-organizes the 2014 annual Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

Brighton, United Kingdom, 09-10-2014

From left to right: Amanada McKee of GGKP, Michele Lopez of CCCCC, Fatema Rajabali of IDS, Samantha Shuchismita of the Univ. of Sussex, Martina Ulrichs of IISD and Anneli Sundin of SEI

More than 40 participants from 28 organizations came together in Brighton on October 4 and 5 to discuss current intiatives, experiences and directions of climate knowledge brokering - the work of many organizations involved in...

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Insights from Infrastructure Africa: 2014

Gauteng , South Africa, 30-09-2014

REEEP's Jason Schäffler was at Infrastructure Africa 2014, and moderated a panel on Energy in Africa. Among the key questions being tackled by the group were specific technical challenges of metering systems, and how Africa...

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Environment and economic growth: inevitable conflict?

London, United Kingdom, 30-09-2014

SELCO solar electric unit (Credit: Mallikarjun Katakol)

Historically, economic growth and environmental degradation went, by and large, hand in hand. The ‘information age’ has provided not only a greater understanding of the destruction but also the tools to remedy it. The worldwide...

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CTI PFAN Bangalore event helps entrepreneurs prepare to present their ideas

Bangalore, India, 03-09-2014

REEEP’s partner CTI PFAN organized a two-day event for entrepreneurs they support in South Asia to improve entrepreneurs’ ability to present their business models to investors. Nine entrepreneurs took part in the event, all of...

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Business Often Taking Lead on Water-Energy-Food Sustainability, Report Finds; but Governments Must Catch Up or Risk Leaving Some Behind

Stockholm, Sweden, 02-09-2014

A new report released by REEEP – the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership – shows how businesses can take the lead in creating sustainable solutions within the water-energy-food nexus. But governments must do more...

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UNIDO and REEEP map out deeper cooperation on sustainable development

Vienna, Austria, 29-08-2014

LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Martin Hiller, Director General of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) met this week in Vienna to discuss...

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Shedding Light on Energy Innovation

Washington, D.C., United States, 29-08-2014

A REEEP-supported initiative is bringing solar-powered reading lamps to rural Peru, providing an affordable, clean alternative to polluting, dangerous, and expensive forms of lighting such as diesel lamps. The key to the project—...

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REEEP project partner wins Stockholm Industry Water Award

Stockholm, Sweden, 31-07-2014

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) recently announced that the REEEP partner eThekwini Water & Sanitation, serving the Durban metropolitan area in South Africa, has been named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm...

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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) awards PowerMundo $100,000 as a winner of the IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

Chicago, United States, 24-07-2014

A press release from the REEEP-funded, Colorado-based international social enterprise PowerMundo has just announced that they have been selected as one of 10 winners of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 2013 IDEAS Energy...

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CDKN Launches Guides to IPCC Report and Free Media Toolkit

London, United Kingdom, 24-07-2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa and South Asia?

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REEEP collaborates to host Southern African Bioenergy Experts Event

Durban, South Africa, 14-07-2014

This workshop, held from 29-30 April 2014, was the first in a series that provides input to the How2Guide for Bioenergy – a manual for policy and decision makers for the development and implementation of bioenergy technology...

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CTI PFAN accepting proposals for the fifth Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-5) Business Plan Competition

, Worldwide, 14-07-2014

The Climate Technology Initiavie (CTI) Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is now accepting proposals from Asian Region for participating in the Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-5) Business Plan Competition.

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REEEP reviews latest ODI report, "The role of multilateral climate funds in mobilising private investment"

Vienna, Austria, 07-07-2014

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), a UK-based independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues, just published an interesting paper  investigating how Multilateral Climate Funds (MCFs) mobilise...

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"Green Growth in Practice: Lessons from Country Experiences" report launched

London, United Kingdom, 02-07-2014

There has been a significant demand for – and yet lack of - real stories, analysis, and knowledge-sharing from on-the-ground efforts in green growth planning and development from around the world. Therefore, a team of experts...

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Documentary highlights REEEP efficiency project in Indonesian tempe industry

Jakarta, Indonesia, 30-06-2014

If you’re interested in energy efficiency, improving health and livelihoods, and environmental protection, it’s time to talk about tempe. What is tempe? It is a firm soy-based product similar to tofu and the most consumed protein...

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