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
The high-risk mindset that prohibited scaling geothermal projects are shifting. Here's how and why this could be transformational for the future of sustainable energy.
April 25 2018
ESMAP’s Dana Rysankova, Lighting Global Program co-Manager, discusses the World Bank’s role in off-grid solar during an interview with the Economist’s Intelligence Unit. Read the full blog post here.
April 17 2018
While access to grid electricity has expanded in Cambodia to 71.5 percent, reliability of electricity supply can be improved, as nearly two-thirds of households with access face frequent power shortages, says a new World Bank report.
March 22 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