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
With the help of the World Bank Group, Ethiopia is pioneering a new model to promote equality between men and women while it works toward universal electricity access.
May 8 2019
More than 250 engineers and energy-sector professionals represented their countries in Kathmandu, Nepal, at the first regional conference of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (WePOWER), a forum that aims to promote and…
March 11 2019
With support from ESMAP, a new World Bank electrification project will leverage private sector investments in solar mini grids and standalone solar systems to provide electricity to 2.5 million people and 70,000 micro, small, and medium…
October 4 2018
Supported by ESMAP and a team of experts from across the World Bank, a new first-of-a-kind initiative is closing gender gaps and creating equitable institutions across Ethiopia’s energy sector.
August 28 2018
Drawing on lessons learned from successful power pools, ESMAP is funding the development of strategies for World Bank engagement with each power pool (West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa), outlining clear actions and milestones.
June 28 2018