The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, but real progress is being made in certain areas according to a new report from five international agencies.
May 2 2018
Electricity reaches less than one-quarter of Haiti’s population, stalling economic and social development. Renewable energy sources such as solar, hydropower, wind, and biomass have enormous potential to bridge the energy access gap.
March 21 2018
Ethiopia is on its way to transition to a middle-income country. Access to adequate and reliable electricity will play a crucial role in its journey.
March 21 2018
A $400 million World Bank project leveraged by ESMAP is providing electricity to 700,000 people in Myanmar. Implementing its National Electrification Plan aims to bring electricity to everyone by 2030.
October 17 2017
ESMAP’s work in off-grid electrification in Kenya gets off the ground with a new $150 million World Bank investment project to provide electricity to 1.3 million people through mini grids, individual solar systems and cookstoves.
October 5 2017
The ESMAP Global Facility on Mini Grids gathered nearly 300 participants from public and private sectors in Myanmar to share and discuss solutions to advance the deployment at scale of mini grids in the rural market.
March 29 2017