Articles tagged with: energy poverty

Solar Lighting Solution by Bboxx to Rural Communities

Bboxx launches a new brand to speed up clean energy deployment in off-grid communities

Bboxx has launched Flexx by Bboxx, a new brand offering entry-level clean energy products to millions of people at the bottom of the energy pyramid.…
EBRD and IRESEN Pledge to Cooperate on Morocco’s Clean Energy Transition

The EBRD and IRESEN Pledge to Cooperate on Morocco’s Transition to Sustainability

The EBRD and IRESEN pledge to help Morocco attempt to transition 52% of Morocco’s electrical production capacity to renewable sources by 2030.
Cool Effect's Solar DC Inverterless System in India

Sid Yadav on the Story of Cool Effect’s Solar DC Program in India

Cool Effect is on a quest for carbon reduction. A not-for-profit (NFP) that can trace its origins back to 1998 and a cookstove project in…
Solar & Storage Live MENA 2024May 29 - May 30, 2024New Cairo, Egypt
Solar & Storage Live is a leading renewable energy event in the MENA region. This gathering brings together utilities, IPPs, financiers, government and industry stakeholders to explore a series of…
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Electrification in Papua New Guinea: Embracing Mobile Pay-Go

Papua New Guinea Emerges as a World-Leading Market for Mobile Pay-Go Solar

Papua New Guineans are embracing mobile pay-go, aka PAYG, solar, which is proving to be a potent, if small-scale, agent of change in terms of…
Opening up Namibia’s National Electricity Market to Solar and Renewable Power Producers

Namibia Sets a Foundation for Sustainable Solar, Renewable Energy and Socioeconomic Development

That’s the case in sub-Saharan Africa, where distributed solar power systems hold out the promise of enabling nations to extend sustainable energy access and development…
Calling for More Effective Support for Solar Mini-Grids in Africa from Leading Solar Investors

African Solar Investment and Industry Continues to Grow but Falls Far Short of What’s Needed

The 21st annual Africa Energy Forum took place in Lisbon, Portugal June 11–14, highlighting the risks, rewards, opportunities and challenges African nations and solar and…
Solar Panels on a Farm in Mali

The Solar and Renewables-Fueled Utility of the Future May Be Evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though yet to prove itself long-term, smart, off-grid solar-plus-energy storage and mobile money and banking services are shaping up as a potent combination when it…
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 9–Mar.16 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 9–16 Week

African island solar minigrids, plans to build a solar power facility at a former coal mining site, and the U.S. solar PV market shows resilience…
Broadband is Delivered to Rural Areas Using TV White Spaces Antenna

Microsoft Airband Initiative Leverages Solar Energy to Close the Digital Divide

Bringing affordable, reliable broadband Internet access to those who lack it has become a strategic focal point for high-powered telecoms and high-tech corporations and executives…
Developing-World Solar Mini-Grid in Kenya

Fast-Growing User Base Suggests Evolutionary Growth Spurt in the Making for Developing-World Solar Mini-Grids

Private power utilities in Africa, Asia and Latin America are developing more than 550 “green” mini-grids – over USD550 million worth, according to Odyssey Energy…
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