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renewable energy

News • September 13, 2018

GGGI supports the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in Manila and Department of Energy

On September 13, GGGI supported the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in collaboration with the Department of Energy (DOE) held last at the Marquis Events Place, Bonifacio Global City, Philippines. The event aims to strengthen knowledge exchange of the local regulatory and technological landscape on renewable energy and how innovative technologies […]

News • August 14, 2018

Dr. Chanho Park meets with Paraguay’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Chanho Park, GGGI’s Head of Programs, Latin America, Caribbean and the Middle East met with Ambassador Federico González, Paraguay’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss areas of cooperation between GGGI and Paraguay. GGGI and Paraguay are discussing ways to collaborate in mainstreaming green growth and climate change and aligning them with Paraguay’s National […]

News • June 21, 2018

GGGI, GCF, IRENA and the Government of Burkina Faso co-organize a regional capacity development workshop to discuss renewable energy opportunities and NDC implementation

Burkina Faso, June 28 – A regional capacity development workshop on financing NDC implementation in the energy sector was held on June 26- 28 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The Government of Burkina Faso, the Global Green Growth Institute, the Green Climate Fund and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-organized a regional capacity development workshop under the […]

News • June 14, 2018

Colombia Presents a 2030 Green Growth Roadmap

Bogotá, June 14 – The President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, attended a high-level forum, showcasing the results and recommendations of the national Green Growth Taskforce. More than 400 high-level representatives of the government, the private sector, academia and civil society, participated in the forum that included the Taskforce’s presentation of the […]

News • April 23, 2018

Protected Forest as a Source of Energy

April 19 – Jakarta – The Forestry and Environmental Research, Development and Innovation Agency (FOERDIA) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry hosted a media trip on Thursday, April 19 attended by representatives of the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas), the provincial government, the district government, related government offices as well as media partners […]

News • April 20, 2018

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General delivers a keynote presentation on Strengthening the Climate Agreement and Energy Security at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General, delivered a keynote speech on Strengthening the Climate Agreement and Energy  Security at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018 on April 20 in Berlin, Germany. Is bioeconomy the problem or the solution? It has be either or both! During his presentation, Dr. Rijsberman delved into the relationship between bioeconomy and climate change, and how agri-food systems are […]

News • March 12, 2018

NTT: Paving the Path to Green Growth and Bringing Renewable Energy to Life

The Provincial Government of Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) realizes that NTT is one of those areas where there is little or no electrical grid infrastructure. NTT has an electrification rate of 59%, which is extremely low compared to the national average of 93% as per June 2017. Furthermore, their current energy mix is dominated by […]

News • March 8, 2018

The Government of Guyana, the Private Sector Commission and GGGI meet to discuss business opportunities for Solar PV in Guyana

Georgetown, Guyana – Thursday, 8 March 2018 – The Government of Guyana, a founding member of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) through its Focal Point Office, the Department of Environment (DOE) along with the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) and the Private Sector Commission, in partnership with GGGI hosted a half-day workshop today. The workshop […]

News • January 28, 2018

Weighing green options in rising energy demand

Viet Nam’s government is trying to attract investment into renewable energy development. Do you think that Viet Nam currently has sufficient advantages, mechanisms, and policies to lure investors into renewable energy projects? Viet Nam’s economy is growing at over double the rate of most developed markets (WB 6% in forecast in 2017) and growth in […]

News • January 23, 2018

Vietnam commits to green growth: Deputy PM

Hanoi (VNA) – Viet Nam takes the matter of saving energy and resources and protecting the environment serious, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said while receiving Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Frank Rijsberman in Hanoi on January 23. Green growth is a need and a must of all nations in the world, […]

News • January 23, 2018

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman holds a press conference with journalists in Viet Nam

On January 23, GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman held a press conference with a group of 10 local journalists in Hanoi. During the press conference, he said “Vietnam needs to take the opportunity to promote renewable energy, which will have the dual benefit of reducing emissions and creating green jobs while decreasing the cost of energy production.” […]

News • December 15, 2017

A new world in which solar and storage becomes the cheapest form of energy

Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 11.0) showed that solar and wind energy generation costs (at $46 to $53 per megawatt-hour of generation) easily beat coal and gas (at $60-68). Solar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide in 2016, […]

News • December 13, 2017

Can Korea Power Past Coal? A New World in Which “Solar+Batteries” Becomes the Cheapest Form of Energy

Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) SEOUL, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) – Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 11.0) showed that solar and wind energy generation costs (at $46 to $53 per megawatt-hour of generation) easily beat coal and gas […]

News • December 12, 2017

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI’s Interview with KBS World Radio

Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s interview with KBS World Radio English aired on December 12, 2017. In his radio interview, Dr. Rijsberman shared GGGI’s achievements over the past five years as an international organization and future goals for the Institute and addressed some pressing environmental issues facing the Republic of Korea.  

News • November 23, 2017

GGGI holds its first energy forum in Seoul, Korea

On November 23, under the theme of Green Energy – Energizing A Sustainable World, GGGI and Hanwha Q CELLS, a global solar power company, jointly organized a forum to discuss how fast the world can thrive on 100% renewable energy. Participants from Australia, China, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Norway and the UK gathered in Seoul to take […]

News • September 14, 2017

Forging A Brighter Path for Rapid and Renewable Energy in Indonesia

Indonesia is at the dawn of a cleaner energy future, and GGGI is supporting it by facilitating a discussion on solutions to enable rapid renewable energy projects. Indonesia is at the dawn of a cleaner energy future. The country continues to promote efforts to increase renewable energy in its energy mix, following its ambitious target […]