Efficient Illumination in Central America

Countries involved in the Mesoamerica Project will create an Efficient Illumination Strategy in Central America, to reduce the use of incandescent lamps.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

From the website of the Mesoamerica Project:

Countries launch strategy to promote efficient lighting in Central America

The countries involved in the Mesoamerica Project have officially launched the start of activities to create an Efficient Lighting Strategy in Central America, with the goal of promoting policies and practices aimed at reducing the use of incandescent bulbs and advance the transition to efficient lighting (low energy consumption) in Central America.

The strategy will benefit Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and the Dominican Republic. The launch was held in San Salvador, within the framework of a regional workshop attended by representatives from the Ministries of Energy and Environment of the beneficiary countries, and Mexico and Colombia.

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