The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America Report Launch

Event Date: 
October 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Embassy of Costa Rica, Washington, D.C.

The Embassy of Costa Rica to the United States of America and the Worldwatch Institute will co-host the U.S. East Coast launch and discussion of the report The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America.

Thursday, October 24, 4:00–5:00 p.m., followed by a reception,
at the Embassy of Costa Rica, 2114 S Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

The report, produced jointly by Worldwatch and the INCAE Business School’s Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS), and generously supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and the Energy and Environment Partnership in Central America (EEP), focuses on the status of renewable energy technologies in Central America and analyzes the conditions for their advancement in the future.  It identifies important knowledge and information gaps and evaluates key finance and policy barriers, making suggestions for how to overcome both. 

The event's schedule:

Welcome
H.E. Muni Figueres Boggs, Ambassador, Embassy of Costa Rica

Presentation
Alexander Ochs, Director of Climate and Energy, Worldwatch Institute

Discussants

Christiaan Gischler, Senior Energy Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

Mark Lambrides, Energy and Climate Change Division Chief, Organization of American States 

Next Steps

Milena Gonzalez, MAP Sustainable Energy Fellow, Worldwatch Institute

This is an invite only event and space is limited. Please contact Milena Gonzalez at mgonzalez@worldwatch.org or at +1(202) 745-8092, ext. 527 if you have any questions and would like to attend.

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