Author Archives: ILINCTO

Beyond Key Cards: Energy-Efficiency Insights from Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands

by, Matthew Cullinen, RMI The introduction of key-card-based energy management systems that require guests insert their key card to turn on room electricity was a monumental achievement for the hospitality sector. Hotels that have installed these systems report a massive 20- to 30-percent reduction in guest room electricity consumption, according to the research group Hotel Energy Solutions  . Then why have

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ECOWAS Hands-On Training: Renewable Energy (Hybrid) Mini-grid Systems

Monday, March 9, 2015 – 08:00 to Thursday, March 12, 2015 – 13:00 The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), is organizing a Hands-on Training on Renewable Energy (Hybrid) Mini-Grid Systems for Rural Electrification in West Africa, from 09 to 12 March 2015 in Bissau, Guinea Bissau, in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and

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Promoting Investments in Small to Medium Scale Renewable Energy Technologies in the Electricity Sector of Guinea Bissau

The GEF-UNIDO project addresses the existing energy challenges of Guinea Bissau by promoting renewable energy investments in the electricity sector. The combined and integrated interventions in the areas of technology demonstration, policy support and capacity building will create an enabling environment for the scaling-up of renewable energy investments. The project aims to achieve the following results: Under the investment component

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