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How Can Indonesia Achieve Its Climate Change Mitigation Goal? An Analysis of Potential Emissions Reductions from Energy and Land-Use Policies

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG). For the past two decades, GHG emissions have increased from almost all sectors, such as land-use (defined as land use, land-use change, and forestry including peat fires), energy, agriculture, industry, and waste....

Tanzania Energy Access Maps

Tanzania Energy Access Maps is an interactive tool that allows users to explore economic indicators and energy sector data in Tanzania’s regions and districts. Energy entrepreneurs and electricity planners in Tanzania can use the maps to identify areas most viable for investments in clean energy.

Accelerating Mini-grid Deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Tanzania

For communities across sub-Saharan Africa, a consistent and affordable supply of electricity can open new possibilities for socioeconomic progress. Mini-grids—electrical generation and distribution systems of less than 10 megawatts—can play a role. These decentralized technologies are expected...

Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment

Millions of residents in some of the fastest growing cities in the world don’t have access to clean, reliable energy, and the challenge of reaching them is not getting easier. In 2012, only 58 percent of the urban population had access to electricity in low-income countries, and nearly 500...

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