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In many ways, the ag-energy nexus presents a classic “chicken or egg” challenge. Agricultural activities need reliable energy services to...

Out of a population of 1.3B, the African continent stills counts an estimated 600M of people who do not have access to electricity. Efforts are being...

Any feasible pathway out of the climate crisis involves dramatically lowering our consumption of fossil fuels. It’s astonishing, then, that many...

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an “interdependent” world with “huge issues of inequity,” said Sunita Narain, director general of the Centre for...

Clean energy projects receive government incentives and less scrutiny, and few have policies to minimise human rights abuses.

The current threshold used to define modern energy access is too low

According to the global standard set by the International Energy Agency...

29.01.2021 , Ellen Dobbs

Refugees need clean energy help now

Displaced people face some of the biggest challenges accessing affordable, climate-smart energy – but a shift in attitudes and financing can help

The transition from coal to renewables must be a priority if we are to achieve the emission reductions we need.

Outside Europe and the US, however,...

27.01.2021 , Jason Avron Samuels, Leslie van Rooi, MJ (Thinus) Booysen and Sara Grobbelaar

How South African schools should cut their electricity costs

Despite financial constraints, high costs and the best efforts of principals, electricity usage in South Africa’s schools remains largely unchecked,...

25.01.2021 , Yibeltal T. Wassie / Muyiwa S. Adaramol

Constraints and problems facing solar PVs use in rural Ethiopia

While solar power could be a big catalyst for change, counterfeit panels are holding back its rollout. But major problems with product quality and...