ETHIOPIA

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In 2017 alone, poor rains and the residual effects of past extreme weather events forced millions of Ethiopians to rely on food assistance, according...

Selling solar products through the informal sector is not just financially attractive in places like Ethiopia—it’s also the key to reaching the...

Nervousness in the Ethiopian solar sector: an Israeli NGO is planning to distribute a total of 16 million solar lanterns to rural households at a...

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...

ArsoAmba is a village located 230 km far from Addis Ababa in North Shoa Zone, Amhara Regional State. It has an estimated population of 5000 people....

In this study, we have investigated the practice of an international network of companies and organizations which are engaged in the diffusion of...

Ethiopian startup AhadooTec is set to launch an educational mobile app to make study materials more accessible and to serve as a personalised learning...

Ethiopia is known by some as “the land of 13 months of sunshine,” a reference both to its climate and to its unique calendar of 12 months of 30 days...

Ethiopia is the second largest off-grid market in Sub-Saharan Africa: 68.8 million people live in remote regions. The market potential for the...

31.12.2013 , Stockhom Environment Institute (SEI)

Ethiopia: Mainstreaming Energy Access into National Planning

Ethiopia has made significant progress in recent years in expanding energy access, but the country’s experience also highlights many of the challenges...

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REACT aims to increase access to clean, affordable energy for low-income people in Africa by...

German engineer Siemens has agreed a framework for future energy and transport projects with the...

Scale-up of off-grid technologies entail both off-grid solar and mini-grids, and the Ministry of...

As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international...

The programme, which began in 2013, will benefit 250,000 people in eight small towns and surrounding...

After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as...

The scaling solar program is part of the newly instituted Public Private Partnership (PPP) structure...

Acting on behalf of the Ethiopia Electric Agency (EEA), Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) seeks...

Lighting Africa, a joint program between the International Financial Cooperation, World Bank and the...

Poly Group has provided 28,735 solar power systems for Ethiopia, which are currently being installed...

The Reppie waste-to-energy facility, fully financed by the Ethiopian government, expected to process...

HelloSolar in partnership with BelCash – the mobile banking platform system – is set to introduce a...