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One thing is for certain: the women of Inga are self-sufficient. They grow avocados, oranges, bananas, cassava, nuts and beans. They harvest medicinal...

A majority of the off-grid rural population in Kenya lives in areas inaccessible due to poor road infrastructure and hostile terrain. The rural bottom...

The solar off-grid industry in Africa is dominated by international manufacturers or distributors. The lack of small and medium enterprises (SME) in...

AS the gospel of renewable energy and new energy technologies hots up and dominates the media, institutional research, academic and developmental...

14.07.2017 , Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio

In power-short Pakistan, switch to solar power hit by rumours

Utility company installers, fearing lost income, are trying to dissuade solar buyers, says head of renewable energy association

Even as Australian power prices continue to rise, and the costs of solar and battery storage continue to fall, it remains relatively rare for...

When it comes to decision making, it is sometimes said that a good choice made in the wrong context can be just as bad as a poor one made in the right...

A recent research article concluded there was little evidence to suggest positive changes in socioeconomic development by introducing off-grid solar...

“Energy today is about everything we do. When it comes to nighttime, everyone is in the darkness – that alone is preventing development outcomes.”

Th...

07.07.2017 , Dustin Zubke

Improving refugees’ access to energy

In May, a 2 MW solar plant was commissioned to supply power to the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. The plant, funded by the IKEA Foundation, will supply...

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