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09.07.2013 , Harald Schützeichel

We need more market data and facts!

Many companies and organizations that deal with off-grid electrification repeat mantra-like that 1.2 billion people do not have access to electricity....

Lack of access to modern, renewable forms of energy – or energy poverty – has both direct and indirect harmful effects on health and medical care...

09.07.2013 , Emma Saloranta

Energy poverty has the face of a woman

Women and girls bear the primary responsibility for fetching firewood, cooking and other domestic work, making them disproportionately affected by...

In 2012, seven partners founded GOGLA as an off-grid association: D.Light, Energy For Opportunity, Greenlight Planet, Osram, Philips, SunTransfer and...


Celeste da Silva and her husband Clementino grinned broadly as they held up the recent addition to their modest tin-roofed home in Soru, a hamlet...

Exciting lessons of a research paper

In Europe, the question of the planned obsolescence in electronic products is being increasingly discussed. The term "planned obsolescence" describes...

When exploring the challenges and the role of access to lighting (through access to energy) it is surprising to note that human nature tends to focus...

Will the World Bank follow in the footsteps of Franklin Roosevelt and Muhammad Yunus?

29.05.2013 , Mark Hankins

Why Africa is Missing the Solar Power.

How we can move solar forward