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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...

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...

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...

For far too long, the electricity debate has swirled around limited access, consumer theft and distribution companies’ losses. It is time the...

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its Energy Access Outlook 2017 report. At a high level, the point was that from 2000 to 2015,...

Around the world, more than a billion people still lack access to electricity. This number is shrinking, down by one third since 2000, despite rising...

30.10.2017 , Adam Bennot, junior associate, RisCura

Beyond the African power grid

In sub-Saharan Africa, a region rich in natural energy resources, there are an estimated 600 million people who currently do not have access to...

Four out of every five Ugandans lack access to grid electricity . This constrains their opportunities for work, education, or operating a business....