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Access to power is a major issue in Africa, and in solar, many people feel they have the solution.

Yet solar is doing more than switching on off-grid...

A new twist on the use of renewable energy is saving children's lives in Africa. The innovation—a-solar powered oxygen delivery system—is providing...

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...

In October the Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy Foundation started with Anuel Energy the Community Energy Entrepreneur project (C.E.E.) which is a...

The UNCDF CleanStart Energy Access Challenge supports financial institutions and other enterprises serving low-income people that want to pay for...

Uganda and South Sudan use solar PV to lower cost of pumping water


In Africa today more than 350 million people lack access to clean water, leaving...

Electrification practitioners often emphasise the need for productive use of energy (PUE) to enhance the incomes of home businesses and enterprises....

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Power Africa Uganda Accelerator has offered $500,000 (about Shs 1.9 billion) to support the...

The East African Community (EAC) member states are planning to phase out all import duties on solar...

According the CGAP Smallholder Families Data Hub, more than half of Uganda’s smallholders say credit...

The Masterpass QR-powered payments will allow M-KOPA customers purchasing a solar home system on...

UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund...

One of the biggest drivers for the degradation of Mabira is the energy poverty in Uganda. Only a...

The organisation has launched a $8.5million working capital facility to support solar companies in...

In Uganda alone, Power Africa has supported 420,000 new connections for off-grid solutions (solar...

With off-grid solar energy options, rural communities, especially the poor and vulnerable do not...

President Yoweri Museveni has said that unless solar becomes a cheaper alternative source of clean...

If you don't have an independent solar system then you are depending on grid power. Which leads you...

52 private sector organizations — including foundations, impact funds, venture capital funds and...