The World Health Organisation states that approximately three billion people cook using polluting open fires or stoves fueled by kerosene, biomass (wood, animal dung and crop waste) and coal.

Cheap and scalable desalination could be one of the most important breakthroughs of our time. Now, a startup may have found a method to do exactly that.

More and more safari lodges across Africa are turning to green energy alternatives; alternatives that are clean and of lesser environmental impact compared to the conventional fossil fuel energy resources.

Lithium ion battery technology continues to hog the limelight, powered by the growing demand for the battery chemistry from the EV sector. But long established lead acid batteries also have a future, argues Alistair Davidson, the Director of the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI).

In fact, all but two utilities of 39 in sub-Saharan Africa are loss-making ventures. The majority of sub-Saharan Africa suffers grid inefficiencies that affect billions of people every day. At the same time, a reliance on the centralized utility model to deliver energy to rural and peri-urban areas has left nearly 1 billion people without access to energy.

The Energy Storage Partnership (ESP) comprises the World Bank Group and 29 organizations working together to help develop energy storage solutions tailored to the needs of developing countries.

Cheap smartphones are flooding Africa, giving many of its citizens access to the internet for the very first time.

Throughout Africa, fossil fuels business, particularly coal, continues to grow at a high rate. But young people are stepping up as leaders in the fight against climate change: Africa doesn't have to rely on fossil fuels to satisfy its energy demand. We can, instead, lead the world into a just energy transition powered by low-cost renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar.

According to the Global Rich List, an annual salary of about 32,000 US dollars would place you in the top 1 per cent. I would guess that most people reading this article make that wage. The focus of this article is not inequality, which is a growing problem, but to think about who is responsible for climate change and more importantly, who is going to solve our climate challenge?

The global energy landscape is undergoing a major transformation. Here are four things about battery storage that are worth knowing.

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