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01.12.2017 , Akshay Kohli and Chandrima Das

Time poverty: The key to addressing gender disparity

clay Gita Devi lives with her family of seven in Kargara, a small and remote village in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. On a typical day, she...

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals may pledge to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030, but nearly half of Africans lack access...

Access to modern energy is often defined, explicitly or implicitly, as physical connection of house-holds to the electricity grid and their use of...

Mangoo is the biggest B2B platform for solar products in Africa and Asia with more than 1,200 products from 174 manufacturers and local prices from...

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access.

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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...