Presentation on Energy Efficiency to Central American Finance Institutions
Participation in the roundtable "Small-Scale Producers in the global market", Managua, Nicaragua
On the 18th and 19th of August 2009, BUN-CA, in coordination with the local organization BlueEnergy, conducted a theoretical and practical workshop in the Caribbean City of Bluefields, Nicaragua. This training session on energy efficiency was structured in two parts: the first was to conduct an induction on energy efficiency with representatives of different sectors of the community, involving 30 stakeholders among local public and private organizations.
The second part aimed to strengthen the technical expertise of a local team integrated by 16 technicians associated with the BlueEnergy local organization, who are eager to integrate the efficient use of electricity in its regional agenda for the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua.
The Regional Director of BUN-CA, Jose Maria Blanco, participated with a position paper "New Paradigm of the Electricity Sector: The Case of Central America" at the 4th Latin American Symposium on Energy in order to share experiences with the Mexican electric industry and relevant Latin American energy-related organizations committed to the development of the regional energy sector. The event was organized by the National Chamber of Manufacturing Plants (CANAME) of Mexico, on 24th and 25th of August, 2009.
The Director of Operations, Kathy Fajardo, participated in the national Seminar "Making Peace with Nature for 2021: Challenges and Opportunities of the Energy sector in Costa Rica "which took place on the 25th August 2009 at Hotel San José Palacio. (See schedule).
The Coffee Growers of Dota RL (Coopedota R.L.), a Costa Rican company dedicated to the processing of coffee for the national market and exports, which is part of the PEER project portfolio in Costa Rica, has extended an official recognition to the Program BUN-CA/PEER for the significant results achieved with the implementation of energy efficiency measures in their facilities in the last 2 years. (See letter).