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Electrifying Africa with Mini-grids: Five Lessons from Tanzania

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
Mini-grid installation in Tanzania.
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy Access
Initiatives
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

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

PODCAST: Electrifying Africa

  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
A farmer showcases her solar power in Kenya.
  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
Insights

“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Insights

How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Insights

Finding Solutions for South Africa’s Coal-Fired Energy and Water Problems

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
A communal water tap in Soweto, South Africa. Photo credit: E. Muench, Wikimedia Commons
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy

RELEASE: New Analysis Finds 38% of World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

ADVISORY: Press Call: How Water Risk Affects Global Shale Development

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Insights

Lessons from Mexico: Mobilizing Investment in Wind Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon 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
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy