Workshop on Renewable Energy in Nicaragua

The activity, on August 30, will analyse the relationship between access to clean energy sources and social progress in low-income areas, inclusive energy businesses and best practices.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A statement from Worldwatch Institute reads:

The Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) INCAE and Worldwatch Institute, with support from CDKN and Energy and Environment Partnership with Central America (EEP), are pleased to invite you to a workshop entitled"The Future of Renewable Energy in Nicaragua ", to be held on August 30, 2012 in Managua, Nicaragua.

The workshop will have a participatory structure and will focus on the relationship between access to clean energy sources and social progress in low-income areas, inclusive energy businesses and best practices. It will promote the exchange of ideas and experiences of a select group of experts who will be present, in order to define specific actions to increase the share of renewables in the energy sector in Nicaragua and Central America.



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