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energy efficiency

News • November 30, 2022

Successful Completion of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Fiji

Suva, Fiji, October 11, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy, conducted community level trainings in five (5) Fijian communities under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access”. […]

News • November 22, 2022

GGGI Ethiopia’s Largest Pilot SPIS Project Inaugurated

A Solar-powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Project, which is the largest and the first of its kind in the country, pilot-tested at the rift valley area of Negalign locality, Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district, East Shoa zone of the Oromia regional state with an outlay of 70,000 USD was officially inaugurated on 30th October 2022. The […]

News • November 7, 2022

Ministry of Planning and Investment, British Embassy in Laos and GGGI release a Pre-feasibility Study on a Battery Swapping System for Electric 2-wheelers in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

With support from the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the British Embassy in Laos, the pre-feasibility study conducted by GGGI examines the financial viability and environmental sustainability of implementing a Battery Swapping System model for electric two-wheelers in Vientiane Capital and contribute to achieve the Government of Lao PDR’s 2030 target on 30% electric […]

News • September 22, 2022

Buildings with Passive cooling and bioclimatic design as climate change adaptation strategies in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; from September 14 to 15, 2022, the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing (MUAFH) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Order of Architects of Burkina Faso (OAB) organized a two-day training on passive cooling as an adaptation strategy to the impacts of climate change. Technicians […]

News • June 28, 2022

Community of Practice capacity building on energy efficiency in buildings

Ouagadougou, June 16,  2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing and the Order of Architect of Burkina Faso,  organized a capacity building workshop on energy efficiency in buildings. This awareness workshop addressed the members of the Community of Practice (CoP) on sustainable […]

News • May 31, 2022

Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Kigali

May 17-19 2022; Kigali Rwanda – The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and the Government of Rwanda welcomed more than 1,300 people from around the world to the global SEforALL Forum in Kigali. The much-anticipated, landmark event for sustainable energy had to be postponed twice due to Covid-19, but the wait proved to be worth […]

News • February 28, 2022

Bio-CNG Commercialization Potential for Clean Energy Transition

Biogas utilization through Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME), cattle, and Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) potentially supporting Indonesia’s transition to clean energy by improving and upgrading it to Biomethane, which then compressed to Bio-CNG (Compressed Natural Gas). To support the development of Bio-CNG’s market in Indonesia, the Directorate General of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG […]

News • February 28, 2022

Burkina Faso: Technical workshop for the revision of the Building Code

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; February 21st to 25th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with Burkina Faso’s Ministry in charge of Housing and Urbanism, organized a workshop in the framework of the revision of the Urbanism and Building Code initiated by the Government. Since the last revision of the code of urban […]

News • December 6, 2021

Training of Trainers Workshop on “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access”

Suva, Fiji, November 22, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy, conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access. The initiative is part of […]

News • November 16, 2021

Zooming Ahead in Sustainable Economic Growth – Digitally

By Tanja Leimgruber – Programme lead, Digital Transformation for Green Growth, Global Green Growth Institute in Vietnam Over the past three decades, Vietnam’s socioeconomic growth has been a remarkable success story. However, rapid economic development and industrialization has come at a cost. Energy consumption has tripled over the past decade, making Vietnam one of the […]

News • August 30, 2021

GGGI Designing Article 6 Policy Approaches (DAPA) Project: GGGI organizes the Steering Committee meetings in Morocco

Rabat, Morocco July 1 and August 5, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment-Department of Energy and Mines, successfully launched Phase 2 of the Designing Article 6 Policy Approaches (DAPA) Project in Morocco. A Steering Committee with representatives from key institutions within the […]

News • June 30, 2021

Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping System, Mini-grid, and Ecosystem Services for improved Climate Smart Agriculture in Ethiopia Project Launching Workshop

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia office organized a one-day launching workshop for the project entitled “Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping System, Mini-grid, and Ecosystems Services for improved Climate-Smart Agriculture in Ethiopia.”  The workshop took place on June 18, 2021, at Pyramid hotel Bishoftu, Ethiopia. GGGI’s program on promoting solar irrigation pumping systems and mini-grids […]

News • May 4, 2021

Tonga launches the TERM Plus Framework setting 70% and 100% Renewable Goals

Nuku’alofa, Tonga; April 28, 2021– Tonga, with GGGI’s support, opened strong in 2021 with the launch of the Tonga Energy Road Map 2021-2035 (TERM-PLUS) Framework. The Framework is designed to be a living document that will provide the foundation for the TERM-PLUS poised to be completed later this year. This Framework also sets in motion […]

News • January 18, 2021

GGGI discuss RE100 climate targets in the Cambodian garment industry with H&M and Adidas

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, JANUARY 14, 2021 – Ms. Karolien Caser-Diez, GGGI Cambodia’s Country Representative, took part in a European Chamber of Commerce Cambodia Breakfast Talk on “How can European Brands Meet Other Global Climate Goals in Cambodia?”. The event brought together development partners working in the field of sustainable energy alongside representatives from Adidas and the H&M Group, a member of RE100.  Representing Switch Garment, an […]

News • March 5, 2020

The Pacific NDC Hub supports the implementation of Tuvalu’s climate targets

February 25, Funafuti, Tuvalu – During the last Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu in 2019 a sign welcomed the Pacific leaders: “Before us we see the devastating effects of climate change on our children; sea level rising, land erosion, cyclone damage. Threats such as these are ever present for Pacific Island nations. Remember: “We must […]

News • February 4, 2020

Fiji Prime Minister officially opens the Regional Pacific NDC Hub office

On February 04, Fiji Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama officially opened the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub Office at the Pacific Community (SPC) campus in Suva, Fiji. This marked an important milestone for Pacific Island member countries determination to take a leading role in meeting the climate change targets set out in the […]

News • November 15, 2019

GGGI Mongolia organizes a Knowledge Sharing Event on Energy Efficiency

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 12, 2019 On November 12, GGGI Mongolia organized a knowledge sharing event in Mongolia, as part of the Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvement Project implemented by GGGI, together with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The main objective of the event was to bring together private companies interested in providing energy services and facilitate […]

News • November 7, 2019

De-risking Energy Efficiency Investment in Cambodia through the ESCO Approach

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – November 5, 2019, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft, co-hosted the “De-risking Energy Efficiency Investments: the ESCO Approach” workshop in Phnom Penh. The workshop is one of the many events taking places around the city as part of Clean Energy Week 2019, […]

News • October 29, 2019

Inter-ministerial steering committee established for the GGGI Morocco program

24 October 2019 Rabat, Morocco. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco team and the Department of Environment at the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment jointly organized the first inter-ministerial steering committee meeting for the GGGI Morocco program. The committee purpose is to provide strategic advice on the design and implementation of the program, […]

News • August 29, 2019

Project launch: Boosting Bioeconomy and Renewable Energies under a Green Growth Framework

Bogotá, August 23, 2019. The national department of planning (DNP for its acronym in Spanish), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and the British Embassy in Colombia have officially launched the project “Support for the Implementation of the Green Growth Policy of Colombia (CONPES Document 3934 OF 2018) through capacity building and public and private investments”. […]