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02.04.2019 , Tobias Engelmeier and Sam Duby, TFE Consulting GmbH

Connecting The Unconnected: Reflections On Using Subsidies For Rural Electrification

The lack of access to affordable, reliable energy is a barrier to development, whether that be powering autoclaves and centrifuges in rural clinics to...

Unserved by policy makers whose grand energy priorities lay elsewhere, 600 million rural Africans for decades lay off-grid. When new technologies and...

We’re not quite sure when this idea became controversial. But it did.

Lack of financing is often seen to deter African investments from getting realised; however, alternative approaches, such as redeploying aid and...

In Goethe's Faust, Gretchen asks the main character Faust the question of religion in order to test his character. The corresponding "Gretchen...
Social impact investment, which aims to improve well-being as well as earn a financial return, could be more effective if it were more clearly defined...

Despite the success of a number of private companies in the off-grid energy market, the profitability of this sector varies greatly, and its...

Energy 4 Impact launched their final paper in a series of five reports from its Crowd Power programme on energy access related crowdfunding and...

As we head into the COP 24 climate talks, a look at how those who finance energy development choose which projects to support.

In Africa, the demand for electricity largely exceeds supply. Nigeria’s shortage of 173,000MW (for a nation whose current energy needs is around...