International Seminar on Energy in Nicaragua

On August 20th and 21st energy companies in the sector in Latin America will meet in Managua to discuss issues related to energy management in the countries of the continent.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Latin American Energy Organization and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Nicaragua are organizing the event, to be held on 20th and 21st August in Managua.

The aim of the event is "... to identify regional challenges to achieving a contribution by Latin America and the Caribbean in the mitigation of environmental impacts of energy, sharing experiences and best practices in energy efficiency."

Specific objectives of the event:

Disseminate lessons learned in implementing the institutional frameworks and the implementation of national energy efficiency programs in the region and beyond.
Exchange experiences in energy efficiency activities in the hydrocarbons sector.
Discuss mechanisms for the massive incorporation of efficient appliances and equipment.
Share lessons learned from the implementation of energy management systems.
Raise awareness of the opportunities for Financing Energy Efficiency in the region.
Highlight efforts made globally, the measures and technologies applied for Efficient Transportation.

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