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Sistemas urbanos de calefacción y refrigeración eficientes – Energía distrital en América del Sur (Webinar) - 01.08.2018


La actual situación energética en los países de la América del Sur necesita un cambio radical: aumentar el uso de fuentes de energía renovables y tener un uso más eficiente de la energía, también alineándose con los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible 7, 8 y 13.

Institutional Finance Update: Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure Furthers Climate Action

As part of the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission proposed to renew the Connecting Europe Facility, with €42.3 billion to support investments in the European infrastructure networks, including for transport and energy.

Nigeria:World Bank, Others Raise $1.57 Billion for Grid Expansion

[This Day] Abuja -The World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and French Development Agency are among some of the multilateral donor agencies that have raised $1.57 billion for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to expand Nigeria's electri

EMG Establishes Group to Integrate Environment into Humanitarian Action

The new Issue Management Group aims to ensure that the environment is considered in humanitarian contexts, by highlighting interlinkages among environmental, humanitarian, human rights, development and security goals.

Nigeria:Seven Energy Reaffirms Commitment to Security, Human Rights

[Vanguard] Seven Energy, the leading indigenous integrated gas development, production and distribution company in south east Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights initiative (VPI) when it hosted the Steering Committee of the

Event: Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific

The Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific was launched in 2009 in Tokyo, Japan with the objective of integrating the 3Rs in policy, planning and development.

Nigeria:USAID Concludes REEEP Project in Nigeria, Lists Achievements

[This Day] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an independent agency of the United States (US) federal government that is responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance, in collaboration with Power Africa, a US power initiative and Winroc

Nigeria:Nigeria Gets $486M Loan to Improve Electricity Transmission

[Daily Trust] The World Bank on Friday approved an International Development Association (IDA) Credit of 486 million dollars for the rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity transmission substations and lines.

Event: Online Course for Policy Makers: Sustainable Energy for SIDS

This free online course for policy makers on 'Sustainable Energy for SIDS' is presented by The Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainable Development of SIDS, a UNDP initiative based on Aruba, in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg).

Nigeria:11 Discos Reject 18,648.66mw of Electricity in 14 Days

[Vanguard] Despite several promises made by the Federal Government to ensure total evacuation of generated power to consumers, Nigerians are yet to see any development, as the nation's 11 Distribution Companies, DISCOs rejected 18, 648.66 megawatts (mw) of electricity in the first two week of 201


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