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Decentralized energy technology in Africa and Asia has undoubtedly seen an immense boom in the past 15 years. Each growth push was initiated by a new...

This research looks at how and why a specific segment of early adopters in Uganda used entry-level solar energy products to make their initial steps...

Ongoing innovation in technology and distribution models continues to be a hallmark of the off-grid solar sector. Having already led to hundreds of...

Anyone active in the off-grid sector needs solid knowledge and information in the form of scientific studies and reports. Sun-Connect News provides...

About 1.5 billion people around the world live day-to-day with “broken” electricity grids and experience blackouts for hundreds and sometimes...

Thesis 1: Don’t ask people what they do or want. Get data instead. 

What sounds counterintuitive and even arrogant is based on much of the...

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Energy, Employment, and Migration in Africa

African governments and their donors and partners are already committed to investing in skills-building and job creation. Given its implications...

Increasingly, large international corporations are investing in off-grid companies, thereby providing a powerful boost on the one hand and...

Access to energy plays a critical role in economic development. But bad government policies have affected energy security in many developing...

A new analysis shows that despite its pledges to tackle climate change, the UK continues to support fossil fuels through overseas development...