Lack of data is holding back the changes in planning and investment that are needed to scale de-centraliesd energy

Today, decentralized energy is...

Taking stock after 15 years working on off-grid solutions to energy access, we are hugely encour-aged by the progress that has been made. We are...

21.11.2017 , Raimund Bleischwitz

The greening of the miners

Mining is more than a political cause célèbre for coal-happy politicians, it’s an essential industry to move the world forward. Here are four key...

Governments that fail to use clean, off-grid energy to help get electricity fast to the 1 billion people living without power - mainly in Africa and...

As renewable technology costs have plummeted in recent years, excitement about the off-grid renewable energy sector has exploded. Yet there are still...

Micro-entrepreneurs are one of the most common jobs in developing countries, almost 93% of Small to Medium businesses are micro-enterprises. Glorified...

The governments in many countries have been nudging their citizens to move away from electricity guzzling incandescent bulbs to greener alternatives...

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics.

According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood...

08.11.2017 , The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

The problem with fossil fuel subsidies

"According to reports from 2013(1) , outdoor air pollution is the most toxic environmental carcinogen, killing 6.5 million people every year, more...

Social enterprises are unique additions to our economic landscape. While they employ business principles to earn revenue and offset costs, their...