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UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

UNDP is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  

Here comes the sun… to relieve you from the burden of electricity bills

In Moldova, where around 74 percent of the energy is imported and in the last five years the energy prices increased by more than 50 percent, solar energy has high potential.  

OPEC development fund to support energy access in Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic

A new grant from the OPEC Fund for International Development will help rural populations in Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic get access to sustainable energy.  

Time to double efforts to make sure clean energy available for all, says UN at Expo 2017

The United Nations today called on governments, businesses, and cities to increase their efforts to accelerate the transition towards clean energy as the EXPO 2017 on “Future Energy” kicked off in a…  

Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu: keynote address at the UN Day Dialogues, Astana Expo 2017

Keynote address by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu Under-Secretary-General High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing…  

Kazakhstan can start to recover solar energy investments within 5 years

Working with the government of Kazakhstan, UNDP has unveiled an online atlas which indicates of solar energy in every region of the country annually.  

Cihan Sultanoğlu: speech at the Opening of the UN section of the International Organizations Exhibit, EXPO 2017

Remarks of the UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, UN Commissioner-General for EXPO Cihan Sultanoğlu, at the…  

UNDP in Armenia set to increase energy efficiency across the country

UNDP in Armenia has received a historic US$20 million grant from the Green Climate Fund to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs and CO2 emissions across the country.  

Small Hydro Power Development

The report provides and overview of global challenges, national problems and solutions which can be drawn from the UNDP-GEF Project “Small Hydro Power Development” that was implemented in Kyrgyzstan…  


The UN Development Programme (UNDP)'s “EnergyPlus Guidelines” are based on UNDP’s wide experience in the field of sustainable energy access.  

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