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Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
Multimedia

Powering Development with Energy Access

  • podcasts
  • Energy Access
  • WRI India
  • podcasts
  • Energy Access
  • WRI India
Insights

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
Insights

Clean Energy Can Help Southeast Asia Recover After COVID-19

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Two farmers stand in their field in Thailand, in front of wind turbines.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy

How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds
Insights

Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Insights

Solar Power: A Rural Indian Hospital’s Key to Fighting COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • WRI India
The front of Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district of India.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • WRI India
Insights

Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
News
  • Energy
  • maps
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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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
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Heidelberg, Germany
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Insights

In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Insights

In Afghanistan, Bhutan and Nepal, Off-Grid Renewables Bring Power to Remote Villages

  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
solar panels in Ghandruk, Nepal
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
Insights

How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar

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