A billion people still live without electricity, but certain countries, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia, are starting to adopt new electrification approaches, reaching millions of people in the past few years.
October 4 2018
The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects that the mini grids and stand-alone off-grid systems will play key roles in extending electricity to many rural areas in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries that currently do not have access…
October 2 2018
The World Bank Group has announced yesterday that it is proposing to commit $1 billion for a new global program – the Accelerating Battery Storage for Development program - to help fast-track investments in battery storage for energy…
September 27 2018
Based on the idea that empowering women, including in the electricity sector, is smart economics, the Closing Gender Gaps Across Ethiopia’s Energy Sector is an initiative that transformed Ethiopia's gender equality indicators.
August 28 2018
The Financial Instruments for Brazil Energy Efficient Cities – FinBRAZEEC will catalyze resources from the private sector and climate funds to create new markets in the areas of efficient street lighting and industrial energy efficiency…
July 27 2018
ESMAP funded a least-cost assessment of Uzbekistan’s heating sector that looked at options for both supply and demand management.
July 12 2018