The first Indian Renewable Energy Summit will be hosted in partnership with the Government of Gujarat, and is designed to be the leading force in delivering a platform for the Renewable Industry to meet, share information on the challenges facing the industry and discuss solutions for advancing India’s energy requirement for the future.
Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Energy Commission and REEEP Deputy Chair, and REEEP Director General Martin Hiller, write in UNEP's Our Planet about the challenge of balancing development priorities with environmental concerns in creating sustainable energy policies.
The fields of climate and development have undergone radical transformations over the past decades as the world has woken up to the perils of climate change. At the same time, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized the way we communicate, bringing many benefits – but also new problems. An innovative global partnership of knowledge brokers has taken on the challenge of signposting and improving access to knowledge resources for end users.
At its Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Southern Africa Region, REEEP introduced the latest generation of project funding – the Phased Financing Facility – and how it can work in practice in the Southern Africa region.
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership has teamed up with the governments of Norway and the United Kingdom to provide CanmetENERGY, the Canadian clean energy research and technology lab, with a fifth funding round for the RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis Software. The grant will go toward a new version of the software, RETScreen Expert, which will improve and expand inputs and analysis, allowing users to identify, assess, optimize and track clean energy investments over the complete project life cycle.