Energy efficiency called critical to reducing energy poverty in the developed world


In a training webinar on the nexus of energy efficiency and energy access, hosted today by the United Nations Foundation's Energy Access Practitioner Network in partnership with the Rexel Foundation and the Clean Energy Solutions Center, leading experts said that scaling energy efficiency is the critical first step toward closing residual energy access gaps, lowering energy bills, reducing energy consumption, and influencing a change in ‘energy’ behaviors.

Five Winners Awarded at the “Global Award For Sustainable Architecture 2016” Sponsored by the Rexel Foundation


Five winners, hailing from the four corners of the world, were announced at the “Global Award for Sustainable Architecture”, which took place on Monday, May 9 at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, an architectural museum in Paris. Now in its 10th year, the Award, which was created by the Locus Foundation, recognizes architects for their belief in a more sustainable development and for their innovative and holistic approach to architecture. The 2016 winners are:

The Rexel Foundation and the United Nations Foundation team up to promote energy efficiency for energy access


The Rexel Foundation presents a webinar entitled "Energy Efficiency for Energy Access: Appliance Efficiency in Resource-Constrained Settings", initiated by the United Nations Foundation.

COP 20 Lima - Side events on Voluntary Carbon Credit Schemes


The Rexel Foundation and Microsol partnered on a year-long study into the feasibility of using voluntary carbon credit schemes to give disadvantaged populations in the Andean zone of Latin America, access to a sustainable and clean source of electricity.

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