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In Alexandre Dumas' novel, first three, later four musketeers fight for justice in the world. They are not revolutionaries, they are rather part of...

07.12.2018 , Sanjoy Sanyal and Esther Kahinga

How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

Our blog series, Humans of Clean Energy, focuses on clean energy pioneers in the developing world and the customers they serve. The series is as part...

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

This week sees the launch of the Global Distributors Collective, a new initiative to support last mile distributors in Africa, Asia and Latin America....

19.11.2018 , Mugo Kibati, Gilles Vermot Desroches

Electrifying Africa’s Labor Market

With more than 600 million people lacking access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa, off-grid renewable energy has the potential to transform...

17.11.2018 , Marco Dorothal, Solarplaza

How Microgrids Will Keep The Lights On

With the recent surge of renewable energy projects, driven by accelerated cost reductions, centralized energy production is becoming less and less...

15.11.2018 , Anita Makri

Luring power off the grid

Can local energy systems merge climate and poverty goals? Anita Makri reports from Bellagio. 

The “tremendous expansion” of businesses selling small...

14.11.2018 , Sustainable Energy for All

Universal electricity access goal set to be missed

Data shows finance for coal tripled in past year, but, innovative off-grid solutions and finance models offer opportunities to meet Global Goals.

Lack of access to sustainable energy is one of the most pervasively debilitating aspects of poverty holding back development in rural Africa....

Cameroon - Wood fuel, used either directly as firewood or transformed into charcoal, is the main source of energy for cooking for over 60 percent of...