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According to PV Magazine the two major milestones for off-grid in Africa are:

  • the industry would has raised over $600 million in financing
  • two major...

In the picturesque Barcelona district of El Born, residents can get a better night's sleep nowadays because garbage trucks pass only when bins in the...

11.01.2018 , Africa Progress Panel

Powering small enterprises and farms with solar

Across Africa, the majority of people are employed in agriculture and small service and manufacturing enterprises. Nearly 50 per cent of firms in the...

In 2015, Brighterlite entered Myanmar, becoming its first provider of pay-as-you-go solar electricity. Now, two years later, we have closed our...

The off-grid solar sector has emerged rapidly over the last decade, with companies developing new technologies and business models all the time....

05.01.2018 , Michael Taylor (originally published on ESI Africa)

Solar PV in Africa: Falling costs driving rapid growth

Among the most transformative events of the current decade has been the dramatic, and sustained, improvement in the competitiveness of renewable power...

In 2017 the off-grid industry in Africa and Asia saw some significant progresses in terms of products, market development and investments for...

Leaders of government, business and communities from around the world will gather together in solidarity for global climate action at the One Planet...

I'd like to think that there is a general key for unlocking Sustainable Development for rural communities, using renewable energy, training and...

13.12.2017 , Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Solar and distributed energy trends in emerging markets

New solar-powered generating capacity is growing at a crackling pace in emerging markets, bringing more energy to the grid and beyond it. The growth...