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renewable energy

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 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 • October 12, 2022

Launch of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands, September 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) will be conducting community level trainings in six selected rural communities of Guadalcanal and Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation […]

News • September 29, 2022

Launch of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands, September 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) will be conducting community level trainings in six selected rural communities of Guadalcanal and Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation […]

News • September 6, 2022

Fiji Secures Technical Assistance Support from The Green Climate Fund to Strengthen Access to Climate Finance

On August 2, 2022 – Fiji has secured a second “Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme” (Readiness Programme) Funding support project from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The project, “Enhancing Direct Access to Climate Finance in Fiji-Phase 2”, focuses on supporting the Ministry of Economy, the Fiji Development Bank, Line Ministries, the private sector and non-government […]

News • August 30, 2022

GGGI and GET.invest Establish Collaboration to Support Investment into Renewable Energy in the Pacific Region

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and GET.invest have agreed to collaborate on supporting investment into renewable energy in the Pacific region via an exchange of letters on August 1st, 2022. GET.invest is a European programme that mobilizes investments in decentralized renewable energy, supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, and […]

News • August 30, 2022

Launching of renewable energy and green economy trainings for remote rural communities in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) and the Central Provincial Administration (CPA), will be conducting community level trainings in five selected rural communities of Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable […]

News • July 12, 2022

2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting

Suva, Fiji, Friday, 11 July 2022: The 2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting was virtually held from 5-7 July 2022 by the Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the Government of Vanuatu, as the host and incoming Chair of the Fifth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers Meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to allow […]

News • June 29, 2022

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day in Fiji

Suva, Fiji, Thursday, 23 June, 2022: International Women in Engineering Day (23 June, 2022) is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. The Pacific Regional Director, Katerina Syngellakis of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), […]

News • May 3, 2022

Launching of renewable energy and green economy trainings for remote rural communities in Fiji.

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

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 • December 9, 2021

Understanding the interlinkages between accelerated climate change and the food-energy-water nexus

VIENNA, December 3, 2021 – The difficulties in reaching a firm agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and facilitate the transition towards a decarbonized renewable energy mix were visible during the recent COP26 negotiations. Countries are still reluctant to decisively embrace renewable energy or energy efficiency because of the technical feasibility obstacles related to their diffusion […]

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 19, 2021

RE-ACT: Supporting Indonesia in Accelerating Renewable Energy Transition

Indonesia is facing multiple challenges to meet its increasing energy demand, provide equitable access to electricity, and realize its commitment to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve emission reduction targets by 2030 (29% unconditionally, and up to 41% with international assistance compared to the Business as Usual scenario), as stated in the Nationally Determined […]

News • August 30, 2021

5 Facts on Financing Indonesia’s Renewable Energy (RE) Mix Target by 2025

1. The Renewable Energy (RE) mix target by 2025 is 23% Indonesia requires a large budget of up to USD 167 billion to encourage the use of renewable energy by 2050 as well as to support the commitment to achieve the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets by 2030. (Source: Renewable Energy Investment Funding Mechanism Report […]

News • June 30, 2021

Green Hydrogen: A Gamechanger to Achieve Net-Zero in Korea

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Australian Embassy to the Republic of Korea, co-hosted a hybrid event to discuss how Australia and other regional partners can support the Republic of Korea’s efforts to transition to green hydrogen. The event brought together experts from […]

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 • April 26, 2021

GGGI to work with Minenergía and IPSE to scale up rural electrification in Colombia

Bogotá, April 22, 2021. With the support of the UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions – UK PACT, GGGI launched the project that will deliver demand-driven technical assistance to the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the Institute for Planning and Promotion of Energy Solutions for Non-Interconnected Areas (IPSE) and selected private-sector developers to advance […]

News • March 22, 2021

GGGI Peru brings together political parties to discuss green jobs and COVID recovery

Lima, March 19, 2021. This week, with the support of the International Labor Organization – ILO and the United Nations in Peru, GGGI held an online event to discuss green jobs in the context of COVID recovery, the opportunities they offer, and to facilitate a conversation between the representatives of the political parties Fuerza Popular, […]

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 […]