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How Can Asia Achieve a Clean Energy Transition? Examples from 5 Countries

  • Clean Energy
  • renewable energy
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  • Clean Energy
  • renewable energy
Initiatives
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Why the Time Is Right for Renewable Energy in the Philippines

  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • climate change
  • coronavirus
A row of wind turbines along an ocean shore.
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • climate change
  • coronavirus
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Integrated Planning Helps Kenya Close its Energy Access Gap

  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
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  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Clean Energy Can Help Southeast Asia Recover After COVID-19

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Two farmers stand in their field in Thailand, in front of wind turbines.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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Powering China with Clean Energy After COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
Rooftop solar panels in Kunming, China
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
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Solar Power: A Rural Indian Hospital’s Key to Fighting COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
The front of Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district of India.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
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China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
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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
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • Water Security
  • fossil fuels
  • drought
  • Energy
  • Finance
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • Water Security
  • fossil fuels
  • drought
  • Energy
  • Finance
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • 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

  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • 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
  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • 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
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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

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

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