Climate Investment Platform: Plugging the Energy Investment Gap in Developing Countries

IRENA and Climate Investment Platform partners are working closely to advance renewables deployment efforts in developing countries. Access to renewable energy finance remains a key challenge for developing nations. While many countries across Africa, Asia and Small Island Developing States remain highly disadvantaged by a lack of adequate energy infrastructure, …

The COVID-19 Crisis Has a Profound Impact Also on the Energy Sector

In three reports published today, the Energy Community Secretariat assesses the current status of financial liquidity of the electricity sector; compiles information about support from International Financial Institutions and commercial banks; and measures taken by energy regulators to address the ongoing issues, concluding that the COVID-19 crisis has a profound impact …

International Conference “Energy and Ecology Industry EEI2018”

International Conference “Energy and Ecology Industry EEI2018″ has been established celebrating 20 anniversary of Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia (AESS). The following topics will be addressed: Analysis of energy systems, pumps, gas and hydraulic turbines Connection between environmental protection and energy production Ecological, economic and social effects of the use …

Landlocked developing countries count on UNIDO to accelerate sustainable energy innovation, entrepreneurship and cleaner...

International cooperation and partnerships are essential to accelerate universal access, renewable energy and energy efficiency development in Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), said participants at a high-level seminar held in Vienna this week. The event, held from 24 to 25 October, was organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) …

EU invests €217 million in energy infrastructure

Member States agreed on a Commission proposal to invest €217 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, mainly in Central and South Eastern Europe. In total, 15 projects were selected following a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), an EU funding programme for infrastructure. The selected projects …