The course will enable learners to understand climate change, the linkages between energy and the economy, social and health issues, environmental protection and security from the perspective of sustainable development. It will cover the basic concepts of renewable energy technologies as building blocks for sustainable development, as well as strategies and best practices in promoting and facilitating the entire process of planning, implementing and managing community-based renewable energy projects.
“Energy is not an end in itself, but an important entry point for achieving the goals of all three pillars of sustainable development: social equity, economic growth and environmental protection.” — Energy for Sustainable Development, UNDP, 2002
(Photo: Household members happily welcome the first light from a micro-hydro power plant in Barangay Bangbang, Hungduan, Ifugao Province.)
March 8, 2014, Cocoon Boutique Hotel
Quezon City, Philippines