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    FEATURE: Creating a roadmap for renewable energy

    A project in Central America aims to build on the region’s foundations as a global leader in renewable energy, help it reduce its growing reliance on fossil fuels and improve its sustainability. CDKN’s Carolyn Fry interviews Adam Dolezal of the Worldwatch Institute about findings from the project’s first phase.
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    OUTLOOK: Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Special Edition

    The January 2013 edition of the CDKN Newsletter focuses on Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) and the work CDKN is undertaking with its partners in Central America, Togo, Cameroon, Southeast Asia and India.
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    FEATURE: Finding Sustainable Alternatives to Large Hydropower in Central America

    To reduce its dependence on fossil fuel imports, Central America has embraced alternative energy in recent decades. It’s largest source for renewable energy is hydropower.
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    PROJECT: The way forward for renewable energy in Central America

    There is now more opportunity than ever to rapidly advance sustainable energy in Central America. , the Worldwatch Institute (WI) will establish a participatory dialogue on renewable energy in seven countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA) region (Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama).
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    FEATURE: Central America – Supporting Renewable Energy Innovations that Meet Local Needs

    Supportive policies for renewable energy continue to play a key role in extending power in regions with low rural electrification rates, such as Central America.
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