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The off-grid island of Lelepa in the Republic of Vanuatu, located in the South Pacific Ocean, has just started trialing a modular energy solution called ‘Power Blox’. Power cubes with a modular design and grid-connectivity, much like blocks of Lego, allow for expansion and growth of the grid over time and at the pace needed by the rural community, while delivering all the other benefits that come with renewable energy, largely through improving livelihoods without damaging the environment.
Posted on December 3, 2019
By keeping a minimum of 60 percent forest cover, Bhutan's forests cancel out a proportion of its emissions. This is done through carbon sequestration, where plants suck up carbon dioxide through photosynthesis. Nearly all the NDCs include a target to reduce CO2 emissions by a certain amount over a given time.
Posted on November 20, 2019
A climate-friendly technology supplied by Power-Blox AG, an award-winning Swiss company is providing automated and decentralised electricity solutions to communities in Lelepa Island in Vanuatu.
Posted on November 18, 2019
The Presidential Secretary for Women (SEPREM) and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) signed an inter-institutional agreement to facilitate gender mainstreaming in climate action.
Posted on October 24, 2019