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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
News
  • Energy
  • maps
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Insights

For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development

INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
Insights

Women Get Shortchanged in Commercial Land Deals—Despite National Commitments to Gender Equality

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Africa
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Woman in Tanzania.
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Africa
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Data

Mini-grids Can Accelerate Access to Modern Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
News

RELEASE: Report: Tanzania Mini-grid Sector Doubles with Bold Policy Approach

  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals
  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Energy Access
  • sustainable development goals
Insights
sales agents for solar power systems in Tanzania
  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Energy Access
Data

Tanzania Energy Access Maps

  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • mini grids
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • mini grids
  • Africa
Insights

Electrifying Africa with Mini-grids: Five Lessons from Tanzania

  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
Mini-grid installation in Tanzania.
  • Energy
  • mini grids
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
Initiatives

Energy Access

Meenakshi Dewan tends to maintenance work on the solar street lighting in her village of Tinginaput, India. Huge pylons run across these hills, supplying power to the big cities – but rural areas like this are not connected to the main grid.
Insights

1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development

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