If African countries continue on their policy trajectories, 530 million Africans will still lack electricity in 2030, the IEA report said. It said bringing reliable electricity to all Africans would require annual investment of around $120 billion.

Continent is embarking on a huge expansion of power stations, most of which will burn coal.

My advice: CEOs should adopt long-term thinking and seek out investors that acknowledge and understand reality, forget the ego-boost of big rounds and press releases, and double down on building businesses that work.

Fossil fuel subsidies in Southeast Asia were worth US$35 billion in 2018. If Southeast Asia is to wean itself off fossil fuels, it must phase out subsidies to allow clean energy to flourish.

House is 100% powered by solar energy and inspired by African architecture.

There’s so much power in the electric car that his division is talking to car manufacturers, governments and others to see how this power can be used for purposes other than mobility.

The vast majority of the more than $244 billion that China has spent on energy projects worldwide since 2000 have been on fossil fuels. Despite Xi telling that he embraces “open, clean and green development,” China has financed more than 300 foreign coal plants from Egypt to the Philippines.

The arrival of new energy technology in a home risks shifting power from women to men.

Lead-acid batteries already have established recycling programs, but lithium-ion batteries, which have dominated modern solar-plus-storage projects, currently do not and will soon need retirement plans of their own.

Is the energy access sector too risky for the crowd? The answer is: It depends.

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