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04.12.2015 , Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE)

Press release: COP21: ARE’s Call for Action leads to first results

PARIS, 4 December 2015 – In its COP21: Call for Action, the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), on behalf of the decentralised renewable energy...
Nearly 80 million Indian households, approximately 400 million people, do not use grid electricity as the main source of lighting. Of these, almost 94...

Zurich, 24 November 2015 — Global microfinance markets are expected to grow by 10-15% in 2016, although growth rates will differ markedly between...

Brooklyn hardware startup ships to early backers and new customers; brings resilient communication in emergency situations to over 20,000 people...

US solar energy storage and lighting firm launches the picoPOD™ family of solar rechargeable, lithium powered LED lighting products for the energy...

CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenlight Planet Inc., a leading global provider of affordable solar-energy devices for off-the-grid homes,...

CEOs Gather in Nairobi to Share Their Progress in Addressing the Problems of Poverty

Siemens Stiftung and Solarkiosk AG have jointly founded Solar Fountain gGmbH in Germany. The purpose of the non-profit organization is to give people...

Zurich, 16 November 2015 — Klaus Tischhauser, Co-Founder & CEO of responsAbility Investments AG, will step down from his function as CEO at the end of...

Installs close to 220 solar powered street lights in the villages