Without access to electricity, the pathway out of poverty is narrow and long, progress is not moving fast enough. The current pace is of 1,6 billion...

The 2016 Climatescope report—which focuses on the state of cleantech markets within 58 developing nations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, & the Middle...

Since the launch of Power Africa, the U.S. government-led initiative to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, we have seen off-grid,...

The solar off-grid industry in Africa nowadays is dominated by international companies. They raise millions of grants or loans and get most awareness...

As aspiring homeowners in the United States use online services like Rocket Mortgage to “make getting a home loan easy,” an ocean away in places like...

At the heart of efforts to slow climate change and build a more sustainable development future lies the often overlooked and shameful fact that,...

Near the century-old Don Bosco Cathedral, Anita runs a flower stall. Her red roses, lilac orchids, pink hibiscus and orange bougainvillea burst in...

To overcome energy poverty, Africa will have to stop relying on Western solutions, that are appropriate for developed economies, to ensure access to...

Crowdfunding for energy access businesses and projects is still at an early stage, and is often poorly understood. Investors often dismiss it as...

Alternative lenders in East Africa are connecting underbanked consumers with affordable, asset-backed financing that allows them to own productive...