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Announcing the Participants of the Second “Women in Energy Storage” Mentoring Program

The Secretariat of the Energy Storage Partnership, hosted by the World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) have kicked off the second cohort of a mentorship program for junior and middle-management women professionals working in energy storage. With a cohort of 20 participants from 16 countries spanning a diverse [...]

Looking Back on the “Energising Women to Advance the Energy Transition” Study Tour

From 10 to 12 May 2022, the Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action (BMWK), hosted a dedicated study tour in Munich, Germany for selected mentees of the Energising Women to Advance the Energy Transition Mentoring Programme.   9 mentees from [...]

SDG7 Tracking Report 2022

Written by GWNET Senior Advisor, Irene Giner-Reichl   Every year a consortium of SDG-7 “custodians” –   the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO) – track progress towards the goal of sustainable energy for all, as enshrined in SDG 7. This year’s […]

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