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15.05.2018 , Daniel Waldron and Anne Marie Swinderen

Remote Lockouts: The Dark Side of Pay-as-You-Go Solar?

Harima lives in eastern Uganda, about an hour’s drive from the nearest town. She purchased a solar home system and was quite happy with the product....

“Is that Phil Collins?” I asked as I jumped into a shared matatu taxi to head out with my research team to Rubondo, part of Nakivale refugee...

Walking through any city in the US, you may not notice the evidence of centuries of technological progress around you. From the power lines snaking...

More and more companies, government agencies, educational institutions and philanthropic organisations are today in the grip of a new phenomenon. I’ve...

LISBON, May 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is moving too slowly to meet targets to provide electric power and clean cooking to everyone on...

30.04.2018 , Tearfund and Overseas Development Institute

Three good reasons for off-grid energy - and what are the main barriers

Historically, access to electricity in most countries has been achieved by extending a grid that is connected to centralised, large-scale thermal...

At least 110 million of the 600 million people still living without access to electricity in Africa live in urban areas. Most are within a stone throw...

16.04.2018 , Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Benefits and Risks of Solar Powered Irrigation - a global overview

The report gives a state-of-the-art overview of policies, regulations and  incentives for the sustainable use of solar-powered irrigation technologies...

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released its latest data on renewable power generation capacity. Renewable Capacity Statistics...

Recently, I have been conducting a baseline survey of a renewable energy technology adoption in Ethiopia. Upon a visit to a rural community, one of...