“State of the art” innovations in Latin America and the Caribbean

“We’re right in the middle of a learning laboratory,” said Jean Aquatella, an expert on energy and environmental policies of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean during the workshop IDEAS, held recently in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Barclay's celebrate energy SMEs in Kenya

Three Kenyan companies that emerged as finalists during this year’s East African Clean Energy Challenge.

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Combining technologies

Water wheels with permanent magnets provide electricity and pump water to homes in remote parts of Peru.

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Financial Institutions to open their doors to small energy businesses

Access to finance for small energy businesses remains difficult but a series of targeted training programmes are set to change all this.

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Tanzania’s first local biodiesel enterprise

Mafuta Sasa Biodiesel, a small and growing business based in Dar es Salaam, is the first and only company producing biodiesel for local consumption in Tanzania, and was the first in East Africa.

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Reaffirming the space for renewable energy in Peru

The fourth ‘Conference for Renewable Energies and Biofuels’, COBER IV, brought together various actors dedicated to the development of renewable energy in Peru.

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