The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) works to enable greater dialogue, collaboration and awareness on energy and climate topics. ECPA initiatives include:
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This report explores potential for urban communities to scale-up renewables by 2030, based on estimated energy use in 3,649 cities around the world. The authors find that every city has massive potential to cost-effectively boost renewable energy use at the local level.
This paper explores the extent of alignment between the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate agendas in a concrete way—by demonstrating that climate actions communicated in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement have the potential to generate mutua
This report informs policymakers and other stakeholders in the energy sector about the technology developments in renewable mini-grids. It also discusses how these technology developments could enable faster commercialization and large-scale deployment of renewable mini-grids.
This assessment was conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide.
The collection of case studies from different geographies highlights challenges, breakthrough solutions, project outcomes and the learning from project implementation.
This paper: 1) reviews international commitments to RET use and rural development and examines the link connecting RETs with rural development; 2) looks at RET options and potential benefits and deployment challenges; 3) investigates, using a number of case studies, how RET have been used to pro
This tool provides public access to current data about bus rapid transit systems around the world, including data for the design, performance, and cost of these systems. The database can be filtered by location or indicator..
This report reviews the year 2015 and focuses on five “high impact opportunity” object areas.
This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.