Mini grids have positive environmental impacts: 210,000 mini grids powered by solar energy would help avoid 1.5 billion tons of CO2 emissions globally. They also offer national utilities a win-win solution in the electricity sector by…
June 25 2019
The Energy Progress Report reviews progress to 2017 for energy access and to 2016 for renewable energy and energy efficiency, against a baseline year of 2010. Its methodology is detailed at the end of each chapter.
May 22 2019
This report presents detailed case studies of what happened to isolated mini grids in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia when the main grid reached their villages.
February 6 2019
ESMAP’s Annual Report 2018 represents a comprehensive summary of the breadth and reach of ESMAP’s portfolio of activities.
January 1 2019
In the past decade, Ethiopia has become one of the world's fastest growing economies, with a 10.9 percent growth rate that represents twice the region's average growth rate of 5 percent. The Ethiopian government has made universal access…
July 2 2018
ESMAP informed $6.1 billion in World Bank lending and leveraged more than $560 million from other financiers. 23.3 million people in Africa are now meeting their basic electricity needs through Lighting Africa. Key knowledge products…
December 31 2017