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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

ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on Global Forest Watch 2019 Tree Cover Loss Data

  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • wildfires
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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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  • Africa
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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
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

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

ADVISORY: WRI Hosts 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

  • Equity
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  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
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  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
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Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • innovation
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • water
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • innovation
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • water
  • water stress

STATEMENT: WRI Calls International Solar Alliance "A Shining Example"

  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
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Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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Tracking Climate Finance in Developing Countries: Easing the Way Forward

  • Climate
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • UNFCCC
Kenyan farmers discussing changes in the climate and weather. The lack of an internationally agreed definition of climate finance makes it difficult to monitor and report climate finance flows. Photo Credit: CGIAR/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • UNFCCC
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Lessons from Mexico: Mobilizing Investment in Wind Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Thanks to government-led programs supported by international partners, Mexico installed 1240 MW of wind generation capacity by 2012. Photo credit: neusbordas/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electricity
  • governance
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electricity
  • governance
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
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Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar

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