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The giant software company has worked out a way to deliver cheap high-speed Internet to remote locations where there are no power or phone lines....


With an estimated value of almost $40 billion US$, the global off-grid market is dominated by international oil giants like Shell, Esso and British...


Convictions and the subsequent sentencing that prosecutors from the Federal Ethics & Anticorrupti-on Commission (FEACC) won last year has prompted the...

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The economic problem of the off-grid solar technology is the long-life cycle of its products. In eco-nomic terms, it is not desirable that the buyer...

28.12.2012 , Amy-Alys Tillson

Living off grid on a boat in Cambridge area


For my next post, I thought I'd explain about electricity. The vast majority of boats in the Cambridge area are off-grid. This means that unlike boats...

"Who really wants to help Africa shouldn’t do this with money.” This meanwhile already famous sentence from the Kenyan economist James Shikwati...

Government of Ethiopia believes removal of duty on solar PV systems would assist the effort for accelerated rural off-grid electrification. To this...


The so-called "poorest of the poor" spend yearly USD 60 billion only to cover for their fuel needs.

  • The demand and need for off-grid electricity are...

50,000 jobs can be created in solar sector - if policy and regulatory issues are resolved and sector development support must be adequately provided....