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In the two months since buying her solar water pump, Mama Vero’s small farm in Morogoro, Tanzania has gone from being a parched stretch of earth with...

05.08.2019 , Springer Nature Switzerland

Development of solar home system with dual energy storage

Distributed energy generation with energy storage is quite important for high penetration of solar PV energy. A solar home system which generates...

15.07.2019 , Ashwini K Swain and Navroz K Dubash

Beyond Poles and Wires: How to Keep the Electrons Flowing?

India’s move to electrify every village and household in the country has been lauded as a success. Building on decades of targeted programmes and...

04.07.2019 , Rob Fetter, June Lukuyu, Jay Taneja and Nathan Williams

Can microgrids enable macro development?

Standing in the bustling peri-urban settlement of Ngwerere, where nearly 1,000 Zambians live on the outskirts of Lusaka, you can see the power lines...

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.

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