"Catalyzing Investment for Geothermal Development in Africa " - ARGeo
This side event was organized by UNEP, IGA-East African Regional Branch and ICEIDA during the WGC 2015 in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday 22 April 2015 from 12:00-14:00 PM at room 210.
The training was held at Harmony hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 27 March to 5 April 2015. It was followed by a field visit to the Aluto-Langano geothermal field, Ethiopia on 6-7 April 2015. ....
This is a snippet of the major accomplishments and milestones for the UNEP African Rift Geothermal Project, year end 2014. It highlights, the , ARGeo-C5, and the likes
UNEP has thrown its weight behind Eritrea's vision of advancing clean energy development in the country. Harnessing the geothermal potential in Eritrea would have a significant impact on the economic development of the country
UNEP is providing technical support for the capacity building activity including skill gap analysis in the region . This center of excellence is meant for developing capacity (skilled manpower)..
The UNEP, Department of Geological Survey and Mines of Uganda (DGSM) and Geothermal Development Company (GDC) Kenya, held a meeting at the UNEP ROA.
"Using geothermal energy instead of natural gas heating and electrical air conditioning reduces the greenhouse gas emissions that would be produced by the building by over 168 tons of carbon dioxide per year. So, the ecological impact or 'footprint' of the building is also reduced." Leslie Thomas