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
This report is the first major survey of Tanzania’s mini-grid sector. In it, we shed light on lessons from Tanzania that can help accelerate mini-grid deployment across countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our analysis points to three key…
October 2 2017
Increasing access to modern electricity services in Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the main development challenges facing the world over the next two decades. The rural economies are overwhelmingly dependent on agriculture; in fact,…
August 10 2017