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  • This year’s International Women’s Day theme is Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress. ENERGIA wholeheartedly embraces this theme. Women are key in addressing the Social Development Goals (SDGs), dealing with the world’s biggest challenges today.  These goals, including SDG7 of ensuring affordable and clean energy for all by 2030, can only be met if women are […]

  • Global energy access gap persists: 675 million people without electricity, 2.3 billion people reliant on harmful cooking fuels WASHINGTON, June 6, 2023— A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO), released today, finds […]

  • Date: 24 March 2022 Location: Online Short report with the main take-aways of this event: here.   Both the Arab region and Europe are committed to increase gender empowerment, to create quality jobs and professional opportunities and to successfully transit towards greener economies. These are endeavours that would benefit from greater cooperation within and among […]

  • UNEP and UN Women, together with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), developed a free self-paced online course to provide government officials, policymakers, and financial institutions with the knowledge and skills needed to apply gender equality and human rights-based approaches in their climate-related work. Course: Gender Equality and Human Rights in Climate Action and […]

  • This interview was originally published on the Heinrich Böll Foundation website. Authored by by Daniel Abunales and Lea Goelnitz    Why is it important to integrate gender equality in the energy transition debate? Silvia Sartori: Women and men have different energy needs and use energy differently. Globally, women have less access to and control over […]

  • Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation (RES4Africa Foundation), in partnership with Enel Foundation and with the European Investment Bank, announces its second webinar programme dedicated to capacity building and training. Applications are open for the selection of 250 candidates to join an advanced training course specifically aiming at fostering local ownership to enhance project sustainability, […]

  • This article was originally published on REEP website.  The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)  issued its latest request for proposals (RFP) targeting innovative companies and entrepreneurs working in Sub-Saharan Africa’s renewable energy space. By focusing on clean energy pioneers, REPP – managed by Camco Clean Energy and funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance […]

  • This opportunity was originally published here:   Deadline for application: 6 August 2021 Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs) Southeast Asia Regional office is issuing this call for papers/analyses that examine the region’s energy landscape and policy responses to the pandemic around topics including, but not limited to: National and/or regional energy blueprints (or the lack […]

  • UN Member States, NGOs, civil society, youth organizations and practitioners gathered last week for the Ministerial-level Thematic Forums, to discuss actions to promote and advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 and the Paris Agreement on climate change.  The event offered an opportunity to outline challenges and encourage dialogue by bringing to the […]

  • What are the Ashden Awards? The Ashden Awards boost outstanding climate solutions. For more than 20 years our awards have backed radical ideas delivering lower emissions and a fairer world, with grants and development support on offer to winners and finalists. Now, in a pivotal year for the future of our planet, we want to […]

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 | 16h00 EAT | 15h00 CET | 09h00 EDT Location: Online To join the meeting, please follow this link. (CLOSED). The recording is now available here. Join Power for All and Energypedia in this live webinar discussion with mini-grids developers, gender specialist, and a data expert as they talk about […]