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This report examines the risks associated with power outages for individuals reliant on electricity for in-home medical and mobility equipment....

In a landmark development, Australia’s principal energy rule-maker has paved the way for network operators to sever the network ties to remote...

Why does nearly 40% of the global population still rely on dirty fuels such as firewood or charcoal for cooking? It causes an estimated 4 million...

The eight finalists hail from Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. They are:

BreastIT (Kampala, Uganda) is a portable, artificial...

18.03.2019 , Eduardo Alejandro Martínez Ceseña, University of Manchester; Joseph Mutale, University of Manchester; Mathaios Panteli, University of Manchester, and Pierluigi Mancarella, University of Manchester

How data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planning

Access to reliable and affordable electricity brings many benefits. It supports the growth of small businesses, allows students to study at night and...

Ikea’s innovation lab debuts SolarVille, a blockchain-powered solar microgrid, which points toward the furniture giant’s sustainability ambitions.

Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional...

A push is on to bring electricity to the nearly one billion people who lack it worldwide. But if you build it will they come? Apparently not, as some...

22.01.2019 , Daniel Kuria, Makena Ireri, Lorenza Geronimo

The challenges of field-testing off-grid refrigerators - Learning Paper

The Ideas to Impact programme, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), is testing whether prizes can stimulate innovative...

Renewable energy is generally viewed as a long-term solution to climate change. It’s no surprise then that a great deal of effort is going into to...

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