Not only could Africa jump ahead of the developed world in moving directly to decentralized power generation, but it could also make a vital leap in renewable energy.

Once small business-based economies are secure and resilient, they move beyond basic needs and begin to make marketable goods for local markets and eventually for export. This is already happening, with fair trade organizations purchasing food items and handicrafts from small businesses and marketing them internationally.

Because the pandemic has slowed the rate of both new grid and off-grid connections, the number of people without access has increased by 2% in 2021, according to our estimates. Virtually all of this growth occurred in sub-Saharan Africa.

They don’t just buy luxury cars and extravagant villas. With millionaire earnings, some VIPs decide to do their part to save the world by investing in green and eco startups. A real craze that is infecting more and more celebrities.

Access to off-grid electricity should be seen as a key mechanism to drive rural development and improve economic wellbeing and living standards in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), according to a new report by University College London’s (UCL) Engineering for International Development Centre and off-grid, pay-as-you go solar company BBOXX.

With the continuous evolution of the solar market and the realities of the pandemic, there is an increasing demand for information and communication technologies (ICTs) powered by solar energy.

The potency and versatility of renewable energy could make healthcare more affordable and accessible. Healthcare industry happens to be one of the largest energy consumers across the globe.

Easy-to-use equipment including portable respiratory monitoring systems and ventilators with extended battery life are among a collection of new health innovations identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help manage COVID-19 in low-resource settings.

The World Bank Group on Thursday confirmed that it will be discontinuing 'Doing Business' reports. It also added that it will work on new approach to assessing business and investment climate in countries.

To enable stakeholders to jointly design smart and effective end user subsidies, GOGLA, ESMAP/Lighting Global and Africa Clean Energy (ACE), have created the End User Subsidies Lab: pooling knowledge, technical expertise, and funding.

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