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
The Kyrgyz Republic’s cold climate make access to reliable and adequate heating supply critical for people’s well-being. But that need is often not met, as access to district heating is limited to about 17% of Kyrgyz households.
March 21 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