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renewable energy

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 […]

News • November 20, 2020

Regional Validation Workshop on Renewable Energy & Green Economy Capacity Building in Melanesia

On Thursday 12th November 2020, Her Excellency Ms. Cho Shin-Hee, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Fiji, opened the Regional Validation Workshop for the Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access, a Regional Project targeting Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The project is […]

News • October 28, 2020

Rwanda hosts the 3rd virtual Business to Business webinar between Italy and Rwanda to discuss vailable opportunities for private sector to enhance green growth and sustainable development in both countries

15th Oct 2020 , Kigali Rwanda, the Global Green Growth Institute-Rwanda in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) organized the 3rd virtual Business to Business (B2B) webinar. Rwanda and Italy Business to Business exchanges are to enhance green growth in both countries , with over 240 participants it was a successful online discuss. The […]

News • September 29, 2020

Pumps Solarization for Agriculture: Joint Mission GGGI, FONSIS, SAED in the valley down Senegal river

                                                                       September 21-23, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), FONSIS, & SAED went on a joint mission to local agricultural installations in rice-farming irrigated gardens in the valley located down the Senegal river. THE VISIT : Sites : In Dagana, 120 KM from Saint Louis and north of Senegal, a […]

News • September 17, 2020

Munhwa Future Report 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea – On September 3, GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the Munhwa Future Report 2020. The event brought together environmental experts to discuss climate action post-COVID-19. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation on Green Deals: Greening COVID-19 Recovery & […]

News • August 27, 2020

Fiji Development Bank secures its first Direct Access Entity project from Green Climate Fund

Suva, Fiji – The Fiji Development Bank (FDB) gained approval from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for USD 5 million for the Fiji AgroPhotovoltaic (APV) Project in Ovalau. This project is a first of its kind for Fiji and the Pacific region, as it marks the first time FDB secured GCF funds as a Direct […]

News • June 26, 2020

Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 26, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released its Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans technical report. This is the 12th report under GGGI’s Technical Reports Series. Lead Authors of the report include Dr. Stelios Grafakos, GGGI’s Principal […]

News • May 28, 2020

Realizing Transmigration Area 4.0

The implementation of transmigration so far has shown a lot of success in terms of regional development by realizing 1,336 definitive villages, 399 sub-district capitals, 104 district capitals and 2 provincial capitals, as well as in terms of realizing national food security. In accordance with the 2020-2024 RPJMN, the Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged […]

News • May 4, 2020

Regional Pacific NDC Hub completes first phase of NDC implementation in the Pacific

On 31 March 2020, the Regional Pacific NDC Hub (NDC Hub) successfully completed the first phase of delivering NDC implementation activities in the Pacific region. GGGI is one of four NDC Hub delivery partners along with GIZ (lead partner), Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). During the first […]

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 […]