Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report 2019 shows that despite the progress, reaching the remaining unserved people, including those connected to frail and overburdened urban grids, as well as displaced people, and hard-to-reach…
May 22 2019
Loughborough University and the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) joined forces in leading a UK aid research project to find innovative, clean and modern alternatives to biomass fuels, such as charcoal and…
April 5 2019
In Bangladesh, exposure to indoor air pollution from using traditional cookstoves results in nearly 107,000 deaths every year, mostly women and children. The country’s Improved Cookstoves Program is changing the lives of millions, and …
November 27 2018
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
A typical wood-burning cookstove emits 300-400 cigarettes’ worth of smoke an hour into the environment around the stove. Now, a new initiative is introducing 50,000 clean, energy-efficient cookstoves to replace charcoal and wood-burning…
April 25 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