Although the global electrification rate increased from 83% in 2010 to 90% in 2018, 789 million people still lacked access to electricity in 2018
May 28 2020
The Efficient Clean Cooling Program was established in 2019 to accelerate the uptake of sustainable cooling solutions, including refrigeration and cold chain in developing countries.
May 9 2020
ESMAP/The World Bank present the Gender Equality in The Energy Sector Calendar (2020-21) to raise awareness on key gender-equality issues in the energy sector.
March 3 2020
Off-grid solar solutions have played a pivotal role in extending energy access to millions of people, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
March 2 2020
With support from WBG, ESMAP and the State and Peacebuilding Fund, the Ethiopia Electric Utility (EEU) is working with universities to create new opportunities for female employees and students.
February 6 2020
Nearly 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa still don’t have access to grid electricity, and hundreds of millions more live with unreliable connections, plagued by frequent black-outs. The majority of these off-grid households are in…
December 10 2019