23.08.2016 , Dr. Sebastian Groh

Creating Solar Villages in Bangladesh

For nearly fifty million people in rural Bangladesh, access to modern electricity and lighting remains a distant dream. That’s about a third of the...

The diffusion of Modern Energy Technologies (MET) in Africa has been found to be very low especially for solar energy systems. The installed solar PV...

In the small village of Cikote, Milka and Stevo Balac have been living without electricity for more than 10 years.

Dusty light-bulbs are still in...

We are already living in the 21st century and many of us are hanging on to practices, processes and systems that no longer serve us. When we continue...

15.08.2016 , Rafiqul Islam, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Pay-as-you-go irrigation aims to cut water use in Bangladesh

Farmers will receive smart cards they can use to pay for their water use, instead of paying a fixed cost to middlemen.

Global investment bank Citi is predicting that the combination of near zero-variable cost energy sources such as solar and wind, along with smart...

12.08.2016 , Victoria Slater

Living Off the Grid in the 21st Century

When I think of living off the grid, a lot comes to mind, specifically, living sustainably and self-sufficiently while using renewable energy to...

08.08.2016 , David Labrador and Kendall Ernst

Giant leaps for solar and storage in low income communities in US

President Obama announced measures on July 19 to increase access to solar energy and energy efficiency by low- and moderate-income customers. Elements...

Lack of access to clean Energy and secondary school education attainment remained part of the biggest contributors to acute poverty in Zambia in 2014....

When you run a business, you’re surrounded by a million different responsibilities, tasks and demands every day. And thousands of productivity apps...