Nicaragua has a large potential for renewable energy uptake. Renewable resources could be used particularly in form of small solar plants for homes. The power grid would then not be used as the primary source of supply, but as a support for solar supply gaps. The overall aim is a reduction of fossil energy sources to reach the eagerly anticipated expansion of the energy supply – with the connection to the national power grid.
This article explains the concept of green growth and reviews the main purposes of environmental accounting. It delves into Latin America and the European Union, and discusses the state of green accounting implementation, the differences encountered in both regions, and questions the role of development cooperation in mainstreaming its use.