Information
  • Lead-organizer: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • 13:30 - 15:00
  • Date: 18 Jun 2012
  • Room: P3-6

Renewable Energy Use in Rural Isolated Communities

Organizing partners

Bolivia:
Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy, Vice Ministry of Electricity and Alternative Energies
Other possible partners:
Ministries of energy and environment of other developing countries promoting energy access and tackling climate change impacts.

Introduction

The side event will provide an important opportunity to show-case and discuss projects and programmes being implemented to promote the use of renewable energy in rural isolated communities in Bolivia and in other developing countries of the world. The Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy and the Vice Ministry of Electricity and Alternative Energies are tentatively expected to participate.

Detailed programme

DRAFT PROGRAMME

Renewable Energy Use in Isolated Rural Communities in Bolivia


13:30-13:50
Lic. Juan Manuel Gonzales, Director
Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy, Bolivia
Lic. Edgar Terrazas, Manager, ENERGETICA
Lic Gustavo Rodriguez, Manager, ENERGETICA

Minimum Electricity Access (Min-E Access) Partnership


13:50-14:10
Prof. Peter Adelmann, University of Applied Sciences Ulm, Germany
Lic. Miguel Fernandez, President, ENERGEICA


Road Map on Building a Green Economy for Sustainable Development in Carriacou and petite Martinique, Grenada

14:10-14:25
H.E. Mr. George Prime
Minister of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Grenada
Dr. Ivan Vera, Senior Sustainable Development Officer,
UN-Energy Secretary, UN-DESA
Prof. Daniel Kammen, University of California

Renewable Energy Use in Rural Isolated Communities,
Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Climate Change Impact Priorities and Adaptation Actions in Grenada

14:25-14:40
Mr. Javan Williams, Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Works, Physical Development and Public Utilities, Grenada
Dr. Ivan Vera, Senior Sustainable Development Officer,
UN-Energy Secretary, UN-DESA

Integrating climate change into National Sustainable Development Strategies and plans in Guatemala

14:40-15:00
Dr. Luis Ferrate, Ex-Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Guatemala
Lic. Sergio Vega, Planning Advisor, Guatemala
Dr. Alex Guerra, Director, Private Institute for Climate Change Research, Guatemala
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