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According recent news, AfDB has committed to funding $12-billion for energy development in Africa over the next five years. The provision of...

With regards to new business models, measures to increase resource efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases have become a separate industry over the...

Sub-Saharan Africa utilities run big deficits. Distributed energy can help them extend service in a more cost-efficient way.

12.06.2018 , Harald Schützeichel

The development of the off-grid industry stagnates

There are three uncomfortable facts that the off-grid industry is currently facing:

1. Neither off-grid nor grid-technology have yet succeeded in...

In its struggle to quantify energy resilience, the microgrid industry tends to focus on economic damages from power outages: Perished goods, lost...

01.06.2018 , Philipp Trotter, University of Bath and Sabah Abdullah, The University of Queensland

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa’s energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has reached a record-high. Spurred on by the United Nations’ goal to ensure modern energy...

30.05.2018 , Sun-Connect News

NEW! Sun-Connect East Africa News

East Africa is one of the strongest markets for decentralized energy solutions. In Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania not only are numerous of the...

29.05.2018 , Alanah Torralba | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Coal-reliant Philippines struggles to power up clean energy

For Nestor Castro and the other residents of Lamao village, which sits near two coal-fired power plants and an oil refinery, the country's shift to...

Afrobarometer, a pan-African, non-partisan research network, recently released a report highlighting Africa’s electricity challenges. Power shortages...

The Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) is designed to enable advisors, service providers and practitioners in the field of solar...

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