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Ikea’s innovation lab debuts SolarVille, a blockchain-powered solar microgrid, which points toward the furniture giant’s sustainability ambitions.

To combat food waste - and help ensure more people have access to nutritious food - a British environmental charity is turning to an innovative bit of...

Bhadri Sarki used to walk for more than an hour to fetch enough water to irrigate just one apple tree.

But since a solar-powered water pump was...

Unserved by policy makers whose grand energy priorities lay elsewhere, 600 million rural Africans for decades lay off-grid. When new technologies and...

Technological advancements, access to consumer financing, and other market development factors are enabling an increasing movement of underserved...

We’re not quite sure when this idea became controversial. But it did.

26.02.2019 , Shalu Agrawal and Johannes Urpelainen

Beyond Gloom and Doom: Strengthening Electricity Demand in Rural India

On February 19, Nikhil Jaisinghani published a comment on the recent report “Rural Electrification in India: Customer Behaviour and Demand” by Smart...

Lack of financing is often seen to deter African investments from getting realised; however, alternative approaches, such as redeploying aid and...

Situated on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, Goma is a city mired in conflict and instability. The UN has maintained a fragile peace in North Kivu...

In Goethe's Faust, Gretchen asks the main character Faust the question of religion in order to test his character. The corresponding "Gretchen...