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Transforming lives in rural Peru: a REEEP diary

In July, REEEP’s Programme Director Eva Oberender made a journey to South America to visit communities that are serviced by newly REEEP-funded projects, each bringing clean energy solutions to people in remote areas of Peru.

Her experience was both physically challenging and exhilarating, but most importantly was clear proof of how REEEP-funded work goes the last mile and really transforms lives with clean energy. With many thanks for the organisation and hospitality of the teams of MicroEnergy International, PowerMundo and their local partners, here are some excerpts from her diary . . .

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REEEP Annual Report 2012/2013

This Annual Report gives a concise overview of the Partnership's achievements during the period from 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013.  This was a year of transformation, in which a new positioning was adopted, and in which personnel, systems and activities were aligned to deliver on the new strategy.

Two new reports: world invested $244 billion on renewables in 2012, with shift to developing countries

The sister publications, REN21’s Renewables 2013 Global Status Report and Frankfurt School – UNEP/BNEF’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2013 were launched together on 12 June, 2013.  Together they see $244 billion invested in renewables worldwide during the course of 2012 - the second highest ever - with a clear shift towards developing countries.

REEEP Regional Secretariat changes

Over the last decade, the global market for clean energy has seen tremendous growth with strong moves towards maturity in many country and regional markets. Since 2005, REEEPs Regional Secretariat in the Southeast Asia and Pacific has had a proud track record of delivering projects and information services to support this growth in our region. REEEP funding has enabled the delivery of a variety of innovative projects.

VEF reception: Dr. Kandeh Yumkella praises REEEP’s strong network

Kandeh Yumkella and Martin Hiller

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of UNIDO gave opening comments at the REEEP-hosted reception at the Vienna Energy Forum on 29 May 2013; a testament to the close links between the two organisations.  In front of several hundred assembled guests in the Kleiner Redoutensaal of the Hofburg Palace, Yumkella warmly praised REEEP’s strong network of project implementers and the organisation’s strong partnership approach in service of providing sustainable energy for all.

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