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According to the world energy outlook 2016 study of the International Energy Agency, only five percent of the scattered rural population in Zambia has...

15.02.2017 , Harald Schützeichel

Odd news: How USAID "supports" African Start-ups

The problem is evident: Africa’s off-grid industry is dominated by multinational companies. Local solar companies often fail due to the lack of...

Solar photovoltaic (PV) products are touted as a leading solution to long-term electrification and development problems in rural parts of Sub-Saharan...

The impact of solar power in Africa can be described as transformational. Apart from the promise of powering small and Medium-sized companies in areas...

A borehole dug by herders in a desperate attempt to survive Kenya's last severe drought has been transformed into a lifeline for thousands of children...

For Inonge Imutowana, buying food for her family of six is becoming increasingly costly. On the outskirts of the capital, a 25-kilo bag of staple...

The solar off-grid industry in Africa and Asia nowadays is mainly dominated by international manufacturers or distribution companies.

However, the...

"Opinion around the impact of the Paris Agreement on Africa has been mixed. On the positive side, the commitment from the more developed countries to...

06.02.2017 , Wise Company

Going Off-Grid with Solar Power

Advances in off-grid solar power make it possible to power homes and businesses without connecting to public utilities, making solar arrays vital to...

Rooftop solar power for residential housing societies is now as much as 50% cheaper than electricity produced through diesel generators, a new study...