Tag: PANGEA

Alliance for Rural Electrification and PANGEA launch bioenergy mini-grids report

Alliance for Rural Electrification and PANGEA launch bioenergy mini-grids report

May 21, 2015 |

In New York, Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) presented lessons learnt by their members on how to effectively implement innovative models that utilize bioenergy technologies for electrification purposes through their latest information paper. The paper looks at inclusive business models, value addition and provides policy makers with […]

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Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

May 20, 2015 |

Novozymes, Bloomberg, KLM, Boeing, RSB, Carbon War Room, FAO, UN Foundartion, PANGEA, NEPAD, ICAO, Sky NRG, and the Inter-American Development Bank aim to “facilitate the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy solutions…and doubling the use of renewable energy.” Seven projects underway in Bioenergy and Food Security, Sustainable Aviation, Policy Tools, Sustainability Certification and Sustainable Bioenergy […]

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PANGEA releases first of three animations looking at sustainable bioenergy in Africa

PANGEA releases first of three animations looking at sustainable bioenergy in Africa

January 22, 2015 |

In Belgium, Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) released the first of three animations developed in collaboration with Chouette Films looking at the opportunities and challenges of bioenergy in the African context. The three videos look separately at economic, social and environmental sustainability of bioenergy in Africa and the impacts access to sustainable bioenergy can […]

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Meghan Sapp, Secretary General, PANGEA, and Senior Editor, The Digest

Meghan Sapp, Secretary General, PANGEA, and Senior Editor, The Digest

December 14, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. PANGEA is a leader in the promotion of technology transfer and investment into Africa’s growing bioeconomy, the key opportunity to leapfrog the continent beyond fossil fuels much in the same way mobile phones revolutionised the region. We focus on promoting our members, creating […]

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Who’s Fooling Whom? The real drivers in Africa’s food crisis

Who’s Fooling Whom? The real drivers in Africa’s food crisis

April 24, 2013 |

In Belgium, PANGEA (Partners for Euro-African Green Energy) launched an update to its report “Who’s Fooling Whom? The Real Drivers Behind the 2010/11 Food Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa”. The report demonstrates an important conclusion: the degree of price transmission from international to local markets has been quite limited. The research found there is little room […]

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“On the path to low cost biofuels, a breakthrough.”

“On the path to low cost biofuels, a breakthrough.”

April 24, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: pANGEA_LINK At @pangea_link event great statements from all participants. Thanks! #biofuels #biochat #africa nexightGroup Synthetic biofuel could replace diesel and jet fuel in the future, without a need to modify engine technology ENERGY: On the path to low cost #biofuels, a breakthrough

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Myths and Facts about Bioenergy in Africa

Myths and Facts about Bioenergy in Africa

March 11, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, PANGEA (Partners for Euro African Green Energy) is launching today a booklet outlining Myths and Facts about Bioenergy in Africa. The brochure is intended to demystify the manipulated data and misinformation that is often used to describe bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa. Download the report here. The publication presents real facts about bioenergy […]

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Ivory Coast signs MOU to develop clean cooking projects with PANGEA

Ivory Coast signs MOU to develop clean cooking projects with PANGEA

December 3, 2012 |

In the Ivory Coast, PANGEA (Partners for Euro African Green Energy), COTRAME, SAPHIR HM  (two companies from Cote d’Ivoire) and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Cote d’Ivoire  (DG Sustainable Development) signed a MoU to launch a public private partnership which will promote the production of ethanol from cassava and sugarcane in Cote […]

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PANGEA launches Africa’s Water-Bioenergy Nexus report

PANGEA launches Africa’s Water-Bioenergy Nexus report

August 24, 2012 |

In Spain, Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) is launching its new report: Africa’s Water-Bioenergy Nexus. Ensuring Sustainable Water Management in Africa’s Biofuel Sector. In this report, PANGEA seeks to highlight ways to ensure a low water footprint in the developing African bioenergy sector through recommendations that encourage the implementation of methods that reduce water use […]

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Energizing Women: Revolutionizing Women’s Lives Through Sustainable Energy Access event held

Energizing Women: Revolutionizing Women’s Lives Through Sustainable Energy Access event held

June 21, 2012 |

In Belgium, Partners for Euro‐African Green Energy (PANGEA) and ENERGIA organized the event “Energizing Women: Revolutionizing Women’s Lives Through Sustainable Energy Access”, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week on Tuesday. MEP Fiona Hall, host of the workshop Energizing Women held 19 June said: “Getting energy into households is absolutely life transforming for women because for so […]

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