• Colombia Energy 2018

    Ivan Duque assumed the presidency of Colombia on August 7. When it comes to energy his administration will be immediately confronted by a sector

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  • Energy Transition Initiative (ETI)

    The Institute of the Americas and the Energy & Sustainability Program are pleased to formally launch our Energy Transition Initiative (ETI). The Energy Transition Initiative, or ETI, seeks to enable the region’s transition to a more sustainable energy mix by informing and shaping the public policy and investment debate while leveraging our California location and its myriad lessons learned.

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Fostering a Deeper Understanding of the Western Hemisphere’s Most Critical Energy and Sustainability Issues


Building a 21st Century Economy that Puts People First.


July 16-28, 2018
Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists: Science & Innovation Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2018The ninth annual Science and Innovation Summer Camp, designed to underscore the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), will host students from countries throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the U.S.

August 12-17, 2018
Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors

Teachers Camp 2018The Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors will take place August 2017. The five-day workshop, engages high school instructors in an idea-generating program designed to promote innovative teaching techniques in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


Mexico’s Growing Reliance on US Natural Gas – Part One Seizing Synergies

Over the past several years, Mexico has increased its use of natural gas for the generation of electricity. Natural gas is generally cheaper than alternative hydrocarbon fuels...
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What happens to Mexico's energy reform — and Sempra — if the presidential front runner wins?

His polling numbers are impressive and with little more than just one month to go before the July 1 national election, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the clear-cut favorite to become the next president of Mexico.

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Successful solar distributed generation markets - transparency and certainty

Cecilia Aguillon, Director of the IOA’s Energy Transition Initiative (ETI) shares her insights on how to build successful solar DG markets using the principles of transparency and certainty and why they are essential for long-lasting success. Listen to Podcast

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