With solar and wind power uptake accelerating in Africa, at-scale battery storage solutions is critical to help clean energy resources achieve their full potential in the region.
March 4 2019
The World Bank Group has announced a $5 billion global program for Accelerating Battery Storage for Development. With support from ESMAP, the program will help fast-track investments in battery storage with the goal to finance 17.5…
September 27 2018
ESMAP is helping the government of Zambia understand the country’s solar and wind potential and identify areas for private sector development.
July 12 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
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