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Knowledge Exchange Forum 2013 on SE4ALL

ESMAP organized a Knowledge Exchange Forum on the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative on November 21, 2013 in The Hague. The Forum was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands. The event was attended by European bilateral development agencies, private sector and international technical experts, and representatives from ESMAP client countries and partner agencies.

 

The focus of the event was on how the international community could work together more effectively to achieve the objectives of SE4ALL.  The day was split up into two tracks: on achieving universal access to energy, and on renewable energy resource mapping. The energy access track included sessions on global strategy, coordination at the field level, and on leveraging knowledge to achieve the universal access goal. The renewable energy mapping track included presentations on policy, mapping approaches and technology, and on financing.

 

Download Agenda and List of Participants.

 

Panel Session Presentations

 

TRACK 1
Achieving Universal Energy Access | Strategy and Vision
 

TRACK 2
Renewable Energy | From Mapping to Policy to Commercial Investment

1.1 - ACHIEVING ACCESS | STRATEGY AND VISION

 

SE4ALL Strategic Vision and GFT Perspective
Susan McDade, Global Facilitation Team (GFT)

 

European Union Country Action Program
Georgios Grapsas, European Commission

 

 


 

2.1 - RE MAPPING IN CONTEXT

 

 

Small Hydro Developer Perspective
Mike Gratwicke, Rift Valley Energy

 

ESMAP Response | RE Mapping Initiaive
Oliver Knight, ESMAP

 

1.2 - ACHIEVING ACCESS | IN THE FIELD

 

SE4ALL Technical Assistance Program (S-TAP)
Venkata Putti, ESMAP 

 

Africa Renewable Energy Access Program (AFREA)
Richard Hosier, World Bank

 

Energising Development Program
Barbara Richard, EnDev Uganda
 

2.2 - TURNING MAPS INTO POLICY

 

Role of Earth Observation and Geospatial Planning
Zoltan Bartalis, European Space Agency

 

Using GIS Data to Inform RE Rollout: Indonesia
Vijay Modi, Earth Institute, Columbia University

 

 

Analytical Considerations | SEA of Renewable Energy
Mans Nilsson, Stockhold Environment Institute

  

What is SEA? 
Bobbi Schijf, Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment

 

 

1.3 - KNOWLEDGE AND CROSS-CUTTING
THEMES IN SE4ALL

Moderator | Susan McDade, GFT

 

SE4ALL Knowledge Hub
Venkata Putti, ESMAP

 

Energy Efficiency Thematic Hub
Jyoti Painuly, UNEP-RISO

 

Gender, Health, and Social Aspects of SE4ALL Goals
Sheila Oparaocha, ENERGIA

 

2.3 - SUPPPORTING COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT

Moderator | Rohit Khanna, ESMAP

 


 

Client Country Reactions and Perspectives | Pakistan
Asjad Imtiaz Ali, Chairman of Alternative Energy Develoment Board

 

 

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