(NEWS) “Gold Fields plans to establish a 10 to 15 MW biomass energy plant in Ghana on the boundary of its Tarkwa mine in the country. All the power generated at the plant would be used by the mining operation.”
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Are you interested in learning more technical details on how to access carbon finance for your cookstove project? Have you heard about The Gold Standard (GS) Foundation’s new methodology for cookstove projects, and want to learn more about it?
On June 15th, representatives from new energy companies, climate finance, governments, development agencies, multi-lateral banks, and NGOs will meet in Arusha, Tanzania, to begin discussions on a blueprint that will make woodfuels, charcoal, and other solid biomass fuels a truly renewable energy choice for developing countries.
When it comes to “clean cookstoves,” to paraphrase a former US president, “it depends what your definition of the word “clean” is…
Last month at the PCIA conference in Peru we had a chance to learn about the very interesting work GIZ (the German Development Agency) is doing on sustainable and renewable solid biomass initiatives in developing countries. The representatives we met (Marlis, Lisa, and Verena) were kind enough to share valuable information, like this paper on Carbon Markets for Wood Energy Projects. This one pager is of value for all those who are considering incorporating carbon-finance components into their wood-for-energy projects. Here are some of the highlights we picked out: * In most least developed countries wood is currently used on … Continue reading