The sun above us gives abundant, free and renewable energy. This source of power is pouring over the earth mostly unused. It has the potential to help...

China’s energy, pollution and climate change issues produce a steady blizzard of headlines: it has become the world’s biggest carbon emitter, the...

Beatrice Marpe is a women’s leader in the remote village of Tokoishi, about 100 kilometers south of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The job of a Maasai...

03.08.2017 , Xiaochen Su

The Price of Poverty in Rural Africa

Many first-time visitors to rural Africa share a pretty vital misconception. They assume that everyday products sold in Africa will be much cheaper...

The solar off-grid industry in Africa is dominated by international manufacturers or distributors. The lack of small and medium enterprises (SME) in...

The solar off-grid industry in Africa is dominated by international manufacturers or distributors. The lack of small and medium enterprises (SME) in...

AS the gospel of renewable energy and new energy technologies hots up and dominates the media, institutional research, academic and developmental...

A recent research article concluded there was little evidence to suggest positive changes in socioeconomic development by introducing off-grid solar...

“Energy today is about everything we do. When it comes to nighttime, everyone is in the darkness – that alone is preventing development outcomes.”

Th...

07.07.2017 , Dustin Zubke

Improving refugees’ access to energy

In May, a 2 MW solar plant was commissioned to supply power to the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. The plant, funded by the IKEA Foundation, will supply...