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Buffalo trampled over it? Rain drenched it? Child dropped it? No problem! This solar flashlight can endure it all, said Bassi in a pitch to her...

This week sees the launch of the Global Distributors Collective, a new initiative to support last mile distributors in Africa, Asia and Latin America....

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)’s CleanStart programme supports low-income households and micro, small and medium enterprises to...

19.11.2018 , Mugo Kibati, Gilles Vermot Desroches

Electrifying Africa’s Labor Market

With more than 600 million people lacking access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa, off-grid renewable energy has the potential to transform...

17.11.2018 , Marco Dorothal, Solarplaza

How Microgrids Will Keep The Lights On

With the recent surge of renewable energy projects, driven by accelerated cost reductions, centralized energy production is becoming less and less...

15.11.2018 , Anita Makri

Luring power off the grid

Can local energy systems merge climate and poverty goals? Anita Makri reports from Bellagio. 

The “tremendous expansion” of businesses selling small...

14.11.2018 , Sustainable Energy for All

Universal electricity access goal set to be missed

Data shows finance for coal tripled in past year, but, innovative off-grid solutions and finance models offer opportunities to meet Global Goals.

Lack of access to sustainable energy is one of the most pervasively debilitating aspects of poverty holding back development in rural Africa....

Cameroon - Wood fuel, used either directly as firewood or transformed into charcoal, is the main source of energy for cooking for over 60 percent of...

Today the Energy Globe with its 182 participating countries is the most significant environmental award worldwide, which has also been confirmed...

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