29 Jun '16, 7pm

Clean Energy Solutions Center assists developing world's deployment policies #NRELContinuum

Clean Energy Solutions Center assists developing world's deployment policies #NRELContinuum

Beyond assisting countries and their governments, the Solutions Center has turned its attention toward groups of people. NREL staff and Solutions Center policy experts conducted an analysis, "The Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Member States", which provides a comprehensive look into traits of the ECOWAS, such as energy poverty, development implications, and gender programs. The analysis was designed to inform the development of a new ECOWAS policy and design an implementation plan, and it worked. The ECOWAS recently adopted the Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access, which is based on the analysis. This innovative policy supports women in energy and also helps bring clean energy access to remote populations across West Africa. This is a prime example of how energy policy can have a significant ...

Full article: http://www.nrel.gov/continuum/market-impact/cesc.html

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