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[...]new products/technologies Snehar Shah, Azuri Dr. Huashan Wang, Omnivoltaic Energy Solutions François Gordon, Enlight  Jodie Wu, Greenlight Planet Ronald van Harten, Ecozoom Glory Tarimo, d.lig[...]

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Press Releases

[...]/news-information/press-releases/oct-14-2016-usaid-announces-4-million-solar-start-ups-african-grid-energy

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Press Releases

http://e4sv.org/publication/smart-villages-announces-finalists-in-the-off-grid-energy-impact-competition-for-india/

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The Future of Energy Innovation: Applications for Off-grid Energy in Developing Countries

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[...]l a 20 kw gasifier plant that will convert biomass and agricultural residue into electricity in an off-grid region in central Ghana where villagers, particularly women, eke out a subsistence income from manua[...]

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Quality Standards for Energy Access: How International Electrotechnical Standards can Support Off-Grid Electrification in Developing Countries

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[...]ayments. This allows low income customers without access to national grid power to purchase energy in small amounts. Different levels of service are offered, so customers can tailor consumption based on the[...]

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Press Releases

http://techcrunch.com/2015/10/23/angaza-raises-4m-to-make-clean-energy-affordable-for-worlds-poorest/

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1st International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference

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2nd International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition

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[...]ael Gruber appreciated the efforts of PPAF and implementing partners in setting up the renewable energy projects in difficult and inaccessible terrains. “These community-managed solar lighting systems will[...]

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[...]e many,” says Roberto Rodriguez Labastida, senior research analyst with Navigant Research. “Off-grid companies have learned to embrace technology, to be nimble, and above all, to bring value by offering produ[...]

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[...], or OCEF, is a challenge fund which provides grant financing to proven, sustainable off-grid clean energy projects via four windows. The first request for applications for the OCEF will launch on February[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...rgy-facility-in-benin/

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[...]ble. Crowd Power: Can the Crowd Close the Financing Gap?, Energy4Impact Crowdfunding for energy access related projects and off-grid energy businesses grew from $3.4 million in 2015 to $8.7 million in 201[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ess-reports-sept-2017/

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[...]urkina Faso, Cameroon and DRC) that explore where main grid, mini-grid and off-grid solutions are most appropriate; the GMG Africa Strategy endorsed by African Ministers earlier this year in Lomé, which outli[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-energy-access-puzzle/

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[...]ctricity for a set number of hours and flexibly meet the energy demand of rural consumers as demand increases. More importantly, they can be cost effective, easing the financial pressure on state-owned dist[...]

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[...]ts. His expertise also includes wind energy, marine hydrokinetic technologies, and renewables generally. Asmus has over 25 years of experience in energy and environmental markets, as an analyst, writer, boo[...]

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[...]i) Can donor institutions and governments reap more meaningful results by targeting energy development programs that enhance benefits for women, and if so, how? Energy Recovery from Waste (EfW) factsheet, [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ess-reports-july-2017/

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[...] socioeconomic development. Powering Agriculture Gender Guides, Powering Agriculture - An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) PAEGC has released a series of 6 topical guides focused on integ[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ess-reports-june-2017/

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[...]product of the Rural Energy Agency (REA) under the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. The first one was conducted in 2011 aimed at providing baseline data on the access and use of energy in Tanzania Mainland.[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...cess-reports-may-2017/

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[...]evelopment need to underpin energy policy making. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investments Report 2017, UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre, and Bloomberg New Energy Finan[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ss-reports-april-2017/

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[...]ectrification, and private sector investors who are increasing their investments in the energy access area.   Can Solar Lanterns Improve Youth Academic Performance? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh, [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ss-reports-march-2017/

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[...] development and the role that sustainable energy plays in advancing the 2030 Agenda. Section 3: Describes UNDP’s vision and mission, value proposition, theory of change, de-risking approach and guiding p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-february-2017/

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[...]ms, in particular storage, will enable the integration of larger shares of renewable electricity. Off-grid renewables – via both stand-alone systems and mini-grids – can increasingly complement grid-based opt[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-reports-january-2017/

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[...]to-date information on the current status of the renewable energy sector in Mozambique. The report benefits from being bilingual (Portuguese / English) facilitating its understanding and reach, both at nati[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-december-2016/

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[...]rtunity – particularly for clean energy in Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. Eastern Europe, with its biggest markets – Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine – shows a combined investment pot[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-november-2016/

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[...]rs with a definitive snapshot of progress across the dynamic global solar off-grid market and a comprehensive overview of the sector. Click here to learn more about the latest key market insights and social i[...]

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[...]l rooms, stores, hospitals, and more can be offset by solar power systems producing energy throughout the day when energy is needed most, helping to keep businesses running while utilizing the sun’s natural[...]

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[...]at the G7 Summit held in June 2015 “to accelerate access to renewable energy in Africa and developing countries in other regions with a view to reducing energy poverty and mobilizing substantial financial r[...]

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[...] most comprehensive source of insight into the real-time dynamics and trends of the off-grid solar market. This new report gathers semi-annual product sales data, allowing for a systematic identification of [...]

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[...]ee, the roadmap identifies three entry points for multi-stakeholder engagement in energy access: Investment: Stakeholders work together to develop investment plans for extending energy access, such as tho[...]

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[...]ry, with lessons learned discussed in the guidebook. Financial Mechanisms for Clean Energy in Small Island Developing States, World Bank This report explores potential financing mechanism options that c[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ss-reports-march-2016/

Blog Posts

[...]liances, along with smart data and increasingly mobile money, small-scale renewable energy solutions can get us to the finish line with the right combination of political will, sound policy, and more target[...]

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[...]ces, and suggests practical approaches to ensure SSL reliability to benefit humanity. Energy Brief – Household DC networks: State of the art and future prospects, INSIGHT_E This study investigates the p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-february-2016/

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[...]is report looks at the business models to help accelerate the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Greater Mekong region. In addition to outlining business models, the report also in[...]

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[...]the fact that the extent of the grid has not inhibited the market for off-grid solar technologies, but rather affects the number of categories of technologies that can be offered in those regions. Development[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-december-2015/

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[...]rd in Paris this week new commitments totaling in the billions of dollars for renewable energy to help us embrace a lower carbon future. These new funds would be well advised to look closely at supporting t[...]

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[...]rnational competition to identify and promote the world's highest-quality, most energy-efficient off-grid appliances. This year's competition will focus on off-grid televisions and fans, two appliance product[...]

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[...]vided for all policies in each country.   Opportunities For Agri-Food Chains To Become Energy-Smart, Powering Agriculture This study aims to provide detailed data on the energy requirements, and possibl[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...reports-november-2015/

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[...]fication in Sub-Saharan Africa to attract international private investors, HNU Projects in the energy sector in Africa especially in rural areas suffer from a number of barriers of regulatory, institutiona[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...eports-september-2015/

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[...]umers, the program will improve access to clean energy services and strengthen off-grid renewable energy markets. The new partnership will galvanize off-grid appliance markets in two ways. First, the Globa[...]

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[...]Affordability. World Energy Outlook special report on Energy and Climate Change, International Energy Agency The report offers a glimmer of good news: “The global economy grew by around 3% in 2014 but e[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ess-reports-july-2015/

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[...]amatically accelerating uptake of clean energy solutions among cash-strained off-grid consumers in developing countries, according to this new study by the IFC/World Bank Lighting Global program. The in-depth[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ss-reports-junes-2015/

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[...]nal Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition October 26-29, 2015, Dubai The 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition is the premier event for the rapidly growing off-grid solar lighti[...]

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[...]are bringing clean energy to millions. But are there limits to their ability to meet the poor’s energy needs? Hear about the work of some of Ashden’s most exciting international finalists and join the debat[...]

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[...]es, the paper argues that portable and affordable solar lanterns might be a useful tool to combat energy poverty in the geographically challenged areas, but in order to bring substantial benefits, better te[...]

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[...] in 2011 to help catalyze global work on energy access, and as a contribution focusing primarily on off-grid electrification, towards the global goal of achieving universal access to modern energy services by[...]

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[...] Climate Group and hub.tv, takes a refreshing look at the challenges and opportunities for off-grid energy in India.Read more...

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[...]ff-grid solar market is booming. From Tower Power to pay-as-you-go solar, previously untapped clean energy markets are being unlocked by innovative businesses. Now, investors are sitting up and taking notic[...]

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[...]efficiency, performance, and reliability.The Global LEAP Awards 2014 Outstanding Off-Grid Appliances competition is a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-[...]

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[...]e products that meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards and now account for 50 per cent of the off-grid market share, up from 3 per cent in 2009. For a detailed read on Lighting Africa's program results as[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lion-people-in-africa/

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[...]ng work.Mera Gao Power builds, owns, and operates micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, India serving off-grid villages with high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services. Mera Gao Power collec[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hics-terra-watt-prize/

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[...]around the world. MyShelter Foundation's Liter of Light project was recognized as an 'open source' energy program that uses locally available technology to build skills and provide energy access to underser[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...urce-energy-program-2/

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[...]uncement is a major contribution to President Obama's Power Africa initiative, which aims to double energy access in sub-Saharan Africa. Tanzania is one of the six focus countries under Power Africa.

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[...]nderscores Sunlabob's transition from a Laos-focused start-up to an international company providing off-grid sustainable energy expertise throughout the developing world. We are proud to leverage our 15 years[...]

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Global LEAP - The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership

[...]articular focus on affordable, quality assured off-grid lighting. Global LEAP grew out of the Clean Energy Ministerial's energy access initiative and expanded to launch. The 10 members of Global LEAP includ[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...gy-access-partnership/

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[...]ural off-grid health facilities. Most notably this year, we launched the results of our 2017 Energy Access Practitioner Network survey and are very thankful to all of you who participated. The Survey conti[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...network-december-2018/

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[...]romote renewable energy technologies. We partnered wt the Alliance for Rural Electrification’s Off-grid Workshop titled Empowering Communities Through Energy Access, where we had the pleasure of meeting some [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-network-october-2018/

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[...]neurs in 9 countries to provide off-grid energy solutions to rural communities. The Off-Grid Energy Challenge awards grants of up to $100,000 each to African enterprises providing off-grid solutions that d[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tunities-january-2018/

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[...]ealth and well-being, (4) quality education, (5) gender equality, (7) affordable and clean energy, (8) decent work and economic growth, (10) reduce inequalities, (13) climate action and (17) partnerships fo[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-january-2018/

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[...] countries. Greenlight Planet will use the new debt and equity capital to expand its solar-energy product lines, distribution networks, and financing capabilities in Africa and Asia. Greenlight Planet prov[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hlights-december-2017/

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[...]update, PV Tech India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has called on domestic solar manufacturers to update information on their installed capacities, operational capacities and annual product[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-sept-2017/

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[...]nces. This year’s Global LEAP Award competitions identify the world's highest quality, most energy-efficient off-grid fans and televisions. Detailed information about all Global LEAP Awards Winners and Fin[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tories-september-2017/

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[...]r to solar products, Angaza enables its distribution partners to sell widely to energy consumers in emerging economies, vastly expanding their sales and reach. Japanese Firm Mitsui to Invest $9 Million in [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lights-september-2017/

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[...]pportunities in the specific off-grid community or region is the first step in D-Lab's Off-Grid Energy Roadmap. D-Lab has developed the Energy Assessment Toolkit to guide organizations through the process o[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...s-resources-july-2017/

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[...]ience includes several key components:   High-Quality Products As a vertically-integrated energy and financial services company, Fenix designs and manufactures ReadyPay solar home systems and sells them [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...t-fenix-international/

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[...]lages in the remote areas, especially near the borders, would receive off-grid After making timely progress in village electrification, the government is planning to train its attention on providing electric[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-june-2017/

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[...]nt base to accord more people the opportunity of going up the economic and energy ladders. Sendea showcases significant differences between prices for SHS in Kenya To increase transparency in the SHS se[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-highlights-may-2017/

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[...] supply side (energy generation for end-use energy consumption) or demand side (energy efficiency), or both. Innovative ideas will be given preference over incremental improvement projects. The winning pro[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ortunities-april-2017/

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[...]boration of off-grid providers and governments; in addition, the New Deal on Energy is looking at a range of other ideas and interventions including mini-grid solutions, whereby 50 to 200 houses are linked [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...op-stories-april-2017/

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[...]ion facilities, and renewable energy might offer an excellent solution for off-grid connectivity. Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina ahead of festival, Daily Mail A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in B[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ector-news-march-2017/

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[...]energy sector’s most extensive collection of academic research looking at the links between solar energy and poverty, indoor air pollution and health, education, and whether an energy ladder really exists. [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-resources-march-2017/

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[...]series on how to use keycode systems to deliver pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar in off-grid energy markets – see links as well as a collated summary of the three posts here. ARE Energy Access Investment Forum[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...highlights-march-2017/

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[...] will honor outstanding work that contributes to a world powered by renewable energy and with accessible energy for all. The first place winner will be awarded €20,000. The Renewable Transformation Challen[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...investment-march-2017/

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[...]lerator, see here. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge funding window now open, Deadline April 30, 2017 The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growt[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...op-stories-march-2017/

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[...]accelerates the Government of Rwanda’s vision of 40% off-grid household energy access by 2018. BBOXX is poised to inject another $200 million to realize that vision within the mentioned timeframe. It is an[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hlights-february-2017/

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[...]ne April 30, 2017 The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to provide 20 million households in sub-Saharan Africa with acc[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...estment-february-2017/

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[...] Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, it reports investment in utility-scale solar in the Climatescope nations spiked 43 per cent to $71.8bn [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...esources-january-2017/

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[...]s on matters pertaining to renewable energy and security of energy supply. Funding for USICEF has already been pledged by a number of U.S.-based foundations, including William and Flora Hewlett Foundation,[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-stories-january-2017/

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[...]st Mini-Hydro Grid Asia Bangladesh: Bangladesh Emerges as a Hotbed for Solar Microgrids, P2P Energy Trading Myanmar: ADB, Myanmar Launch Off-Grid Renewable Energy System in Mandalay India 156 Househo[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...rid-news-january-2017/

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[...] Raising US$1 million in equity to take off-grid energy in Pakistan to next level See here for an in-depth interview with Practitioner Network member Shazia Khan, Co-founder and Executive Director, Eco E[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hlights-december-2016/

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[...]ership for a 2017 Off-Grid Energy Challenge aimed at African women-owned and managed energy enterprises and innovations. Since 2013, GE has partnered with USADF to fund $5 million in awards, enabling 50 Afr[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...stories-december-2016/

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[...]ting products in Nigeria with the aid of D-Lab's Off-Grid Energy Group, D-Lab The D-Lab Off-Grid Energy Group supports the development of energy access programs driven by community-based organizations by c[...]

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News

[...]most efficient appliances designed for use in off-grid settings, which are critical to delivering clean energy services to millions of households globally. Winners and finalists of the Global LEAP Awards will[...]

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News

[...]in Airport. About 2000 solar panels provide the airport with 750Kw of energy daily, though the airport requires only 450Kw to run its operations. How do you charge your phone when the sun doesn't shine?,[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tor-news-october-2016/

News

[...]nd girls through sustainable energy: Enterprises or programs that are providing sustainable energy to women and girls as beneficiaries and creating employment or income-generating activities, or involving t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tunities-october-2016/

News

[...] Improve System Reliability with Renewables in South Africa Kenya's solar nano-grids Scaling up Off-Grid Energy in Rwanda project to connect 77,000 rural homes through mini-grids Solar can power African[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...emg-news-october-2016/

News

[...]assle and decrease mini-grid revenues. Consequently, the choice of energy meter has a profound impact on project revenues. Steama.co’s cloud-connected smart meters offer flexible, remotely configurable pay[...]

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News

[...]0,000 consumers with energy products such as solar task lights, lamps and home lighting systems, improved cookstoves, and water filters in hard-to-reach communities. Support to the women entrepreneurs inclu[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lights-september-2016/

News

[...]ability recently announced a new Funding Opportunity for joint research on smart grid and energy storage under the US-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy Research (PACE-R). The US Department of Energ[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tories-september-2016/

News

[...]ew off-grid renewable energy support programme in Rwanda. The programme, Scaling up Off Grid Energy in Rwanda (SOGER), aims to grow sustainable off-grid renewable energy markets by supporting private sector[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-news-september-2016/

News

[...]tes the largest OPIC investment to the off-grid power sector in Africa. SolarWorks! launches solar pay-as-you-go company in Mozambique In July 2016 SolarWorks! launches its pay-as-you-go (PAYG) offering i[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-july-2016/

News

[...]s for productive uses of energy in newly electrified villages and 12 factsheets for off-grid areas. Online Submission: mathieu.dalle@gvepinternational.org and Aminata.Sane@gvepinternational.org. Include “STU[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-investment-july-2016/

News

[...]at need to be overcome to enable DRE to play a truly complementary role to centralized energy providers and move the conversation beyond electrification to include various other productive uses of energy (i[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...top-stories-july-2016/

News

[...]ividuals happened on April 11 at President Street, Brooklyn, where a neighbor sold excess renewable energy from their solar rooftop installation to another neighbor. Robust Optimization-Based Scheduling [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...s-resources-june-2016/

News

[...]earned during these pilots. The case studies published to date in the energy sector, all featuring Practitioner Network members, are as follows: Pay-as-you-go energy organizations Fenix (Uganda) Mobisol [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-june-2016/

News

[...] partnership with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) are hosting the 2nd IOGES which will further catalyze ideas and innovations to strengthen the decentralized renewable energy sector in India. Th[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-highlights-may-2016/

News

[...]e innovative solutions that develop, scale-up or extend the use of proven technologies for off-grid energy – reaching communities not served by existing power grids. The Off-Grid Energy Challenge awards grant[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...pportunities-may-2016/

News

[...]nitarian Summit (WHS) is taking place on May 23-24 in Istanbul, and the Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) Humanitarian Working Group is using the occasion to raise awareness about energy access through [...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../top-stories-may-2016/

News

[...]itioner Network member Naturetech as the winner of the Off-grid Energy Impact Competition for India. Energy entrepreneurs from across the nation entered this competition, designed to highlight cases where acc[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...highlights-april-2016/

News

[...]n essential services due to remoteness, ethnic conflicts, and other issues. The region lacks  energy access services, as well as the supporting ecosystem required for business models to be implemented and l[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-spotlight-march-2016/

News

[...] the Nepal earthquake in 2015. With no official UN cluster overseeing energy access in such emergencies, coordination is vital to ensuring that donors, aid agencies, manufacturers, and distributors do not d[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...highlights-march-2016/

News

[...]ased a new report shared below focused on the state of the efficient appliance market for energy access – like sewing machines. While this report focuses on televisions, fans and refrigerators, it is also a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...as-message-march-2016/

News

[...]Putting in the hard yards to deliver simple, clean energy technology to remote communities has earned a US$1.5 million prize for Indonesia-based not-for-profit organization Kopernik. Powerhive Is Bringin[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-news-february-2016/

News

[...]nprofit impact practitioner in the solar energy sector. In acquiring SolarAid’s research arm, Acumen intends to build on its decade of investing in off-grid energy, further deepening its understanding of th[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hlights-february-2016/

News

[...]nce stakeholders a centralized source of information and expert advice on a broad range of clean energy finance instruments. The Finance Solutions Center offers help to governments and practitioners to iden[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...esources-january-2016/

News

[...]r SREP program in Tanzania seeks to catalyze the deployment of renewable energy and diversify the energy sector. A specific project focused on mini-grids being implemented by IFC aims to increase access to [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sources-december-2015/

News

[...]nds Continue Flowing Into Off-Grid Power Projects, Greentech Media Financing for off-grid renewable energy companies continues to grow. In October, DBL Partners led a $25 million round in Off Grid Electric,[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...id-news-december-2015/

News

[...] the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference, organized by the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) and the World Bank Group (WBG), in Dubai, UAE this week. Off-grid becomes presentable: Inv[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-news-november-2015/

Investment Directory

[...]nted by Practitioner Network member organizations operating at the forefront of the global off-grid energy sector, addressing energy access issues

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News

[...] Energy Boosts Agricultural Production, Care2 More than 77 percent of women in Mali live in rural areas, according to the 4th general population and housing census (RGPH 2009). Although they have very litt[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tor-news-october-2015/

News

[...]tantly came the “Lumière pour Tous” commitment by Prime Minister Zinsou of Benin to bring energy access to Benin’s eight million people still lacking electricity.  He outlined an approach with support from [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-message-october-2015/

Investment Tools and Resources

[...]active impact investors Energy Efficiency Project Resource Center Offering project-relevant energy efficiency documents to the global energy community Global Solar Atlas Tool can identify potential sites [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...t-tools-and-resources/

Useful Links

[...] Why clean energy is now expanding even when fossil fuels are cheap Health and Energy: PV Systems for Rural Health Facilities in Developing Areas: A completion of lessons learned (International Energy A[...]

https://energyaccess.org/resources/useful-links/

News

[...] Ambassador to India Richard R Verma said today. Verma, who is here for India Off-Grid Energy Summit, also launched $8 millionPACESetter Fund which aims to accelerate commercialization of innovation in off-gr[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ctor-news-august-2015/

News

[...]echnologies in Rwanda, Uganda or Zambia? Do you have a winning business idea to provide energy to underserved communities in your country? If you have a financially viable solution to increase energy access[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...nvestment-august-2015/

News

[...]y; pushing climate-smart agriculture; speeding up energy efficiency and investment in renewable energy, including hydropower; and developing carbon pricing to increase the cost of emissions. But the plans [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...p-stories-august-2015/

News

February 28, 2014Whether it's kick starting local off-grid energy projects in Kenya and Nigeria, or larger scale initiatives across the region, GE's involvement in t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...power-in-power-africa/

Power Africa

[...]needs and achieve sustainable, long-term energy security. The UN Foundation, through the Energy Access Practitioner Network, is one of 26 founding members of ‘Beyond the Grid’, a sub-initiative under Power[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...partners/power-africa/

Partners

[...]rks at the country and regional levels; to accelerate funding, investment and scale-up for off-grid energy services; and to make energy access more gender inclusive. Our partners include:

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News

[...] small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), with the objective of supporting the rapid deployment of off-grid decentralised electricity solutions that will provide clean and consistent power to economic clusters i[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lectrification-agency/

News

[...]l with generating and selling electricity.  Moreover, the boundaries between mini-grids, off-grid and the utility world are blurring with emerging partnerships between solar home systems companies and mini-gr[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ering-committee-chair/

News

[...]der farmers. However, modern cold chain technology is often out of reach in off-grid areas in developing markets due its cost, a lack of access to electricity, and the wide variety of uncoordinated stakeholde[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...pportunities-may-2018/

News

[...]ve to scale-up private investment in high-impact energy access projects with an initial focus on Kenya, expanding later to Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia. UNDP will assess and monitor the impacts of p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-highlights-may-2018/

News

[...]on of renewable energy standards by conducting a survey of the existing national renewable energy product standards, analysing frameworks for their enforcement, selecting products for which regional standar[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...highlights-march-2018/

News

[...]ustrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP). Apply now at https://bit.ly/2IomSo6   OCEF Call for Proposals in Benin, D[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ortunities-march-2018/

News

[...]d tool that was built primarily to help mini-grid developers in identifying viable sites for off-grid solar mini-grids in Nigeria. Five Nigerian states are covered (Cross River, Niger, Sokoto, Plateau and Og[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...cent-news/gisminigrid/

News

[...]nergy market for solar home systems; mini-grids able to support productive energy use; and, improved cookstoves. Currently, the BRILHO programme is in a procurement phase to select a service provider to imp[...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../recent-news/dfid2018/

News

[...]rence School of Regulation’s new “Regulation for Universal Access to Energy” course will focus on energy sector issues pertinent to developing countries. This course brings together over 30 experts from acr[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...esources-january-2018/

News

[...]me new groundbreaking research on what it will take – in terms of financing - to scale-up the off-grid sector to serve the 125 million households in Africa that still lack access to modern energy services. E[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-network-january-2018/

News

[...]tform that makes life-changing clean energy products affordable to off-grid consumers, has closed $10.5 million in Series B financing. The round was led by Emerson Elemental, and included investments from Ret[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-october-2017/

News

[...]ctive for Africa GHANA: Minister of Energy Charges New Energy Commission to Prioritize Renewable Energy Master Plan KENYA: $1.5 Billion Microgrid Market Opportunity Emerges in Kenya KENYA: Government Get[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...d-news-september-2017/

News

[...].  Support project development and execution, ensuring the availability of financing for off-grid electrification with renewables. Collaboration with financial institutions would also be valuable to design [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ources-september-2017/

News

[...] Spurs Kenya Off-Grid Solar Expansion with $150MM IDA Credit MALAWI: Malawian NGO Community Energy to install 45KW solar energy grid for villages in Mchinji NIGERIA: Mini-grid regulation in Nigeria: The I[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...grid-news-august-2017/

News

[...]g Batanes   Latin America and the Caribbean Guatemala: Engie's Invests in Off-Grid Solar Specialists in Guatemala and India   North America USA: New Tesla Gigafactory Permits Reveal Plans to Build a Microgr[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...t-news/mini-grid-news/

News

[...]n program aimed at increasing access to clean, affordable energy in rural India by promoting modern off-grid lighting products and systems, mini-grid connections, and efficient DC appliances. It is designed t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ht-lighting-asiaindia/

News

[...]y of Béni, two more districts in Béni are now lit with solar energy as part of the MONUSCO-funded project for the reduction of community violence which will contribute to civilians’ protection and facilitat[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-july-2017/

News

[...]sed Trine, a crowdfunding platform for solar energy projects, has secured 6 million euros in Series A funding led by Gullspång Invest. The new capital will be used to scale TRINE’s operations in East Africa[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-july-2017/

News

[...]Renewable Energy Fund project (REFP), funded by the Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) Trust Fund, is designed as a financial intermediary loan to increase electricity access in Rwanda through off-g[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...top-stories-july-2017/

News

[...]able and modern energy services, and advocates for investments in green energy infrastructure to enhance economic development and help the continent achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Atl[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...d-resources-june-2017/

News

[...]tioner Network member Energy4Impact to bring energy access to entrepreneurs in rural off-grid communities in Kenya, where SOLARKIOSK will soon implement its first Connected Solar Market Centers. At these ma[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-june-2017/

News

[...]ial markets for onward lending. Its broad-based development agenda identifies the lack of energy, access to electricity as a critical challenge undermining efforts to unlock the full economic potential of s[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...top-stories-june-2017/

News

[...]three most important considerations for investors when evaluating investment opportunities in the energy access sector, while return on investment ranked second to last. This suggests that investments in th[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...n-foundation-may-2017/

News

[...]ading (either through the immediate injection of solar energy or solar energy stored in batteries) and underloading. The solution also maximizes the use of solar energy by storing surplus energy during phas[...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../sector-news-may-2017/

News

[...] to spend a lot of money on poor quality, polluting fuels. Solar energy systems give off-grid households a safer and more reliable energy source, providing brighter constant light, making it easier to study a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...otlight-ashden-awards/

News

[...]ul benefits for health, education and livelihoods that will support work towards ending energy poverty and unlocking new opportunities for billions of people. “ Partners to the campaign pledge aggressive a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../top-stories-may-2017/

News

[...]d the Ministry of Energy (MOE) have commissioned solar energy installation at Community Health Centres (CHCs) in two districts in the northern region of Sierra Leone. Zambia: Rural Electrification Author[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ector-news-april-2017/

News

[...]ch to direct the spotlight on the work of its member organizations to provide affordable access to energy to individuals and communities that are socioeconomically marginalized. We advocate for a diversifie[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-spotlight-april-2017/

News

[...]nformation on the event and women’s diverse roles in energy access markets, see this blog from Practical Action and Smiling Through Light. Practitioner Network members recognized as 2017 Ashden Awards fi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...highlights-april-2017/

News

[...]of the UN Foundation’s projects in this area, which seeks to power 62 “off-grid” health facilities across Uganda and Ghana, adding an estimated 240 kWp of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to the hea[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ed-nations-foundation/

News

[...]provided a unique opportunity for DBL Partners and Off-Grid Electric to partner with both SEforALL and the UN Foundation on an “Energy Policy in Africa” roundtable that brought together industry experts and p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...pn-the-seforall-forum/

News

[...]ghting Association (GOGLA). This has resulted in $4.33 billion in energy-related savings. Off-grid solar is expected to grow exponentially in the next few years. We expect this to catalyze a chain of events [...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../spotlight-march-2017/

News

[...]shtags + Handles: @PeteOgden, @UNFoundation, @energyaccessPN, #energyaccess   Marketplace: EAPN 2016 survey launch at the SEforALL Forum Time: 13:30-15:00 Panelists: Allison Archambault, EarthSpark In[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ation-events-sessions/

News

[...]n this cluttered Monrovia suburb. Uganda: Government to Extend Renewable Energy Countrywide, All Africa Government is tapping into renewable energy resources to be able to extend power to off the grid are[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-news-february-2017/

News

[...] fighting for our customers to demand that pico-PV remains part of the conversation in energy access. Although the potential for profit is much less than PAYG SHS, the social impact is proven. While the se[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...otlight-february-2017/

News

[...]s the country, according to a news report. In making Green Energy Project investment decisions, BOI will concentrate on financing projects carried out by micro, small and medium-sized Nigerian businesses t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...stories-february-2017/

News

[...]rsus solar energy, The Financial Express The grid and solar energy distribution system in the rural areas, as the updated  developments indicate, is in a disarray. The relevant statutory body -- Rural Elec[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tor-news-january-2017/

News

[...]XICO’s success is based on four strategic pillars that make it possible to reach these off-grid marginalized communities: Pillar #1: Technology Development. Every ILUMEXICO solar home system includes a solar[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...potlight-january-2017/

News

[...]ich is already being sold in Kenya. In addition, Orb Energy has also partnered with climate and development experts ClimateCare to widen access to solar energy in rural and semi-urban areas in India, where[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-january-2017/

News

[...]newable energy projects in 14 developing countries. Selected projects have included off-grid, mini-grid and on-grid projects using wind, solar, hybrid, hydro, geothermal and biomass technology. After the firs[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tunities-january-2017/

News

[...]mong other things, the REF would be used to develop both grid-connected and off-grid rural electrification. It is to be comprised of contributions from government, donors and others in accordance with provisi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lopments-january-2017/

News

[...]sition based on clients’ current costs of energy. The current offerings in the energy sector are dirty, inefficient, and expensive. GDP per capita sits around USD$820/year, yet energy costs are sky-high: r[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...are-thirsty-for-power/

News

[...]ton Post Despite the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's ambitious targets to deploy at least 10,000 renewable energy-based micro- and mini-grid projects with a minimum installed capacity of 500 MW in t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-news-december-2016/

News

[...]s the unique opportunity of enhancing the deployment of renewable energy and pursuing energy access objectives. Demand-side energy efficiency reduces peak loads, thus lowering considerably the level of inv[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...otlight-december-2016/

News

[...]st talk about rich countries and ignore the other end of the spectrum. Therefore, the World Energy Outlook (WEO), since 2002, has been publishing data and analysis on modern energy access for the poor annua[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sources-december-2016/

News

[...]urers and distributors of great off-grid appliances to communicate their products’ quality, energy efficiency, and value in this important emerging market. Global LEAP Awards winners and finalists will be [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...unities-december-2016/

News

[...]same time establishing energy poverty as an issue that demands tailor-made structural measures. To do this, REACH targets energy-poor households, local actors that can help address energy poverty (such as s[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlight-november-2016/

News

[...]s and distributors of great off-grid appliances to communicate their products’ quality, energy efficiency, and value in this important emerging market. Global LEAP Awards winners and finalists will be elig[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...unities-november-2016/

News

[...]nother one of 2016’s alumni is Frontier Markets, for its work bringing clean energy products to those living in rural India through a network of women sales agents. We will be working with them in the comin[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...mber-spotlight-ashden/

News

[...]or-profit organizations with projects and field work in off-grid electrification Selected field experts in off-grid electrification and business support The three new databases complement the already exist[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...esources-october-2016/

News

[...] to broad and sustained market development for renewable energy (RE) in Africa. The objective is the mobilization of European and African RE companies for joint business development in Portuguese-speaking A[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-october-2016/

News

[...]its Power Africa partners announced several new milestones across dozens of energy projects and transactions. These commitments – totaling more than $1 billion worth of debt and finance – will advance deals[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-stories-october-2016/

News

[...]gh Impact Opportunity The Green Mini-Grid Market Development Programme (GMG MDP) at the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Africa Hub at the African Development Bank recently drafted a paper on “Green Mi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...lopments-october-2016/

News

[...] Highlight Technologies and Policies for Renewable Mini-Grids During the biennialInternational Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, IRENA launched two reports highlighting recent and futur[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...esources-october-2016/

News

[...]ical priority for renewables policy and energy policy more broadly. The paper highlights that this will require strategic action in three areas: System-friendly deployment, aiming to maximize the net ben[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...eports-september-2016/

News

[...] basic household needs. These rapid technological advances in supporting clean energy both on- and off-grid are predicted to continue. This process has been particularly important at the individual device a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...otlight-daniel-kammen/

News

[...]container. It has sent its first kits to off-grid villages in Africa, where they provide a new source of clean, affordable electricity after just 2 hours of assembly. Uganda green energy program also keeps[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-july-2016/

News

[...] SE4ALL Africa Hub to Support Green Mini-Grid Developers Remote-Controlled Energy Kiosks & Microgrids in the Congo of Africa SunFunder Closes $15 Million Round to Finance Local Off-Grid Solar Companies in[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...s/cemg-news-june-2016/

News

[...]rid Rollout Plan Deadline: September 6 Liberia: General Procurement Notice – Liberia Renewable Energy Access Project Rwanda: General Procurement Notice – Rwanda Green Mini-Grid Country Programme Gl[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...portunities-june-2016/

News

[...]grids. UGE has helped off-grid sites like remote telecom towers and island resorts achieve energy independence by significantly reducing or eliminating the need for diesel generator sets. Maximizing Solar [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-microgrids-worldwide/

News

[...]sector. Nairobi-based renewable energy firm PowerGen has sought approval from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to generate, supply and sell power to homes using its solar energy micro-grids. Solar [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-june-2016/

News

[...]rvices and greatly increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiency – have since been reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (as SDG 7). “We already see a lot happening around the world,” Ba[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...top-stories-june-2016/

News

[...]it in South Africa, ESI Africa The renewable energy division of Italy’s main power utility, Enel Green Power SpA, has started deploying a version of Tesla’s home-power kit in South Africa. What lies beh[...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../sector-news-may-2016/

News

[...]sponse, the trio founded a successful student charity in 2008, which exposed the potential for off-grid solar solutions in the developing world. BBOXX is the resulting for-profit venture and started in March [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...er-spotlight-may-2016/

News

[...]ey consume. Solar Micro-grids Take Root in East Africa, RenewableEnergyWorld.Com Solar micro-grids are playing an important role in ensuring that communities living in remote areas away from main power [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ector-news-april-2016/

News

[...]inable energy directly to rural customers. All of Mobisol’s energy-efficient products are thoroughly tested and certified by an in-house quality assurance team based in Germany. Additionally, all Mobisol su[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-spotlight-april-2016/

News

[...]gion is now becoming a key player in the international trend towards development of renewable energy resources and energy efficiency. The new REN21 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Interactive [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-resources-april-2016/

News

[...] and project preparation facilities; coordinating commitments under the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative; expanding the number of Canadian transaction advisors, outreach to Canadian companies; and support[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...op-stories-april-2016/

News

[...]nk's (GTF) report for the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, is that despite recent trends to increase investment in the energy sector, we still need to double the number of new connections to modern en[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ector-news-march-2016/

News

[...]gy Efficiency Project Resource Center Energypedia’s database offers project-relevant renewable energy and energy efficiency documents to the global energy community. It includes sample Terms of Reference, [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-resources-march-2016/

News

[...]rAfrica Conference. Electrifying Africa: Affordable Energy Enabling Socio-Economic Development. June 28 - July 2 Livingstone, Zambia   September 2016   Asia Power Week September 20 - September 22[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...rid-events-march-2016/

News

[...] An Update From the World’s First Modular Microgrid, Greentech media Here’s how Duke Energy and partners are islanding and synchronizing off-the-shelf components from dozens of vendors. Tackling the U[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-grid-news-march-2016/

News

[...]clude clear earmarking of on-grid areas targeted by the public grid extension program (EARP), and off-grid areas to be targeted by the private sector. Rwanda offers a general import duty exemption for solar [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ortunities-march-2016/

News

[...]Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report 2016 This report takes stock of what the emerging off-grid solar industry has achieved, looks at the opportunities and challenges facing the sector and assesses the potenti[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-resources-march-2016/

News

[...]chnologies and partner Oasis Africa Resources as the winner of its Best Off-Grid Electrification Project. The program, which initially targeted the Assin district located in Ghana, is set to deliver power to [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...otlight-february-2016/

News

[...]ards the recently announced Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) targeting universal energy access. Sustainable Energy for All Africa Workshop More than 100 stakeholders met recently at the African Dev[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...stories-february-2016/

News

[...]e Ministry of Energy and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) focusing on off-grid renewable energy opportunities, being hosted on March 15 in Freetown. Given the ongoing challenges faced [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-letter-february-2016/

News

[...]y Storage Moves from an ‘Emerging’ to ‘Emerged’ Technology, Renewable Energy World Energy storage is no longer an emerging technology, Audrey Fogarty, VP of product management for energy storage integrator[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tor-news-january-2016/

News

[...] has enabled 300,000 low-income earners in East Africa to acquire home solar energy systems using its pay-as-you-go model. Now the company is taking a new direction to offer its customers a wider array of p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-january-2016/

News

[...] U.S. Government Teams With Private Lenders to Support Beyond-the-Grid Energy Companies Working capital constraints remain a bottleneck for beyond-the-grid enterprises working to bring renewable energy s[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-stories-january-2016/

News

[...] in 2015, with others still under development to be launched in the coming months. These focused on off-grid solar, early stage financing, and working capital. Several major new debt funds are in the works, a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...s-letter-january-2016/

Blog Posts

[...]or TV on at night. At this season of light and life, please support our global work to help make energy access -- light and power for life, across the world -- a reality all year long for those who need th[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ts-of-light-and-power/

News

[...] private sector-led development that will create almost 1,500 new megawatts (MWs) of on-grid and off-grid power across Sub-Saharan Africa. Now, with over $1.6 billion in commitments, OPIC has positively chang[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-financing-milestones/

News

[...]ading developers of large scale renewable energy projects, will sign light the halls and classrooms of the university.  A Project Lights up Ethiopian solar village ArsoAmba, Sun Connect News ArsoAmba is[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-news-december-2015/

News

[...]vices in developing countries. ADB TO SUPPORT EXPANSION OF OFF-GRID SOLAR SYSTEMS IN INDIA The Asian Development Bank is administering a $6 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund to help install more[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlight-december-2015/

News

[...]recognize outstanding mid-career American women who are advancing clean, renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. Each winner will receive $8,000 and national recognition a[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...estment-december-2015/

News

[...]artnership will also support efforts to advance the full participation of women in the energy sector; support the regional development of the geothermal sector; and strengthen donor coordination in the sect[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ate-change-conference/

News

[...]frica Renewable Energy Conference (MENAREC) April 4-6, 2016 Kuwait City, Kuwait Solar & Off-Grid Renewables West Africa April 19-20, 2016 Accra, Ghana June 50th Meeting of the GEF Council June 6-9, 2016 [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-events-december-2015/

News

[...] of Tools for Mini-grid Project Planning and Execution, GIZ Sustainable Energy for All’s clean energy mini-grids initiative is developing a catalogue of tools that can help practitioners during the various [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sources-december-2015/

News

[...]tlight Power Solutions, Ltd. doing business as Nova-Lumos (Lumos), an off-grid electricity provider, to scale up a business providing solar electricity to homes and small businesses throughout Nigeria. With [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...hlights-november-2015/

News

[...]ssions are now open for the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2017 awards The Zayed Future Energy Prize represents the vision of the Late Founding Father and President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...estment-november-2015/

News

[...]ight 49,000 Homes with Subsidized Solar Systems Mobisol Rwanda, Energy Development Corporation Limited and the European Union have entered a partnership that will see 49,000 households and 1,000 schools ge[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ghlights-october-2015/

News

[...]-grid industry: Sun-Connect News makes available all currently relevant studies and papers about off-grid electrification. Documents are classified into the following categories: Market Impact Business C[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...resources-august-2015/

News

[...]households in Tanzania and Rwanda have already been supplied with high-quality and affordable off-grid solar power systems by Mobisol. This new financing will allow comprehensive extensions. It aims to pave t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ighlights-august-2015/

News

[...]ition in 2010, then focusing on the promotion of innovative PV power solutions for single user off-grid markets in rural areas. The 250.000 US$ award had attracted 58 applicants from 29 different countries. T[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-edition-of-the-award/

News

[...]ization of innovative off-grid clean energy solutions. Cameroon Trains New Generation of Clean Energy Entrepreneurs, All Africa Yaoundé — Cameroon's higher education institutions are training students t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...sector-news-july-2015/

News

[...]global education and advocacy targeted at policymakers, stakeholders, entrepreneurs, and energy customers, aims to help to deliver access to energy to 85 percent of the 1.1 billion people living without rel[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-july-2015/

Member Job Board

[...]ooling portfolio, whose objective is to accelerate the market for highly energy efficient, low global warming potential air conditioners and refrigerators in key markets in Africa, Asia, and Latin America t[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ship/member-job-board/

News

[...]ding in an unlikely direction - towards addressing energy poverty. Zanzibar's 'Solar Mamas' flip the switch on rural homes, gender roles, PRI Take a step back from Zanzibar’s white sand beaches and big [...]

https://energyaccess.org/.../news-clips-june-2015/

News

[...]nstitutions to provide debt financing for the working poor to access and purchase clean energy technologies. Their project portfolio includes solar, biomass/biogas, water, and other technologies within fina[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-highlights-june-2015/

News

[...]er the world, as they each announced their new commitments in support of achieving “Sustainable Energy for All.” While many more could not join us in person, the member announcements highlighted the value o[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...015-richendas-message/

News

[...]understand the global demand for DC and AC appliances well-suited to a range of off-grid applications. Global LEAP is a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative led by the U.S. Department of Energy, where UN Found[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-may-2015-top-stories/

News

[...]e technology solutions to strengthen the city’s climate resilience. Urban Green Energy (UGE) is among 11 companies selected for this $30 million initiative funded by the US government, which will see UGE in[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-may-2015-member-news/

News

[...]/caption]While food, water and shelter are critical to relief efforts, how important is access to energy for lighting (and cooking) in humanitarian relief efforts in Nepal, particularly given the inclement [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-2015-featured-member/

News

[...]enter website and on YouTube.Special Focus: Nepal EarthquakeFEATURED MEMBER – Empower Generation“We are focusing on what we do best” Interview with Anya Cherneff, Executive Director, Empower Generation, on [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...n-newsletter-may-2015/

News

[...]rtunities to the children's mothers.Kopilla Valley's remote location makes off-grid renewable energy an ideal solution for lighting the children's home and the school, also allowing it to operate fans, char[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...dren-of-surkhet-nepal/

News

[...]as in seven villages of Bahawalpur district, Pakistan.The agreement aims to strengthen outreach to off-grid communities in Pakistan through the Lighting a Million Lives (LaML) project, this new agreement will[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-the-dutch-government/

News

[...]based in Cambridge, UK, has raised £1 million to accelerate the roll-out of its off-grid solar and energy harvesting solutions. The Cambridge University Cavendish Laboratory spin-off has raised the new equi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ht19-raises-1-million/

News

[...]national grid. The population of some 5,500 had previously relied on unsustainable sources of energy such as kerosene lamps and wood, and drew water from locally constructed wells that have seasonal water s[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...guwa-northern-nigeria/

News

[...] representing 250 MW of power across India over the next three to five years, reaching an estimated off-grid population of over 10 million people.As a leading global manufacturer and developer of solar techno[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ndia-with-solar-power/

News

[...] GDF Suez. The new funding will help Simpa Networks reach around 200,000 people with off-grid clean energy solutions. To date, Simpa Networks reports having delivered over 65-Megawatt hours of power and cre[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...rget-via-opic-funding/

News

[...] is able to deliver energy for pay-as-you-go lighting, mobile phone charging and other essential energy services that are price-competitive with kerosene, diesel and stand-alone solar, without imposing a se[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...grid-power-affordable/

News

[...]global telecom companies such as MTN, Orange and Vodafone to supply mobile-enabled solar systems to off-grid African communities. Fenix aims to enhance quality of life for people who lack access to energy, co[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ing-capital-financing/

News

[...]ch of Philips LifeLight, a new zero-energy, solar-powered LED lighting range designed for homes in off-grid rural and semi-urban communities.Philips LifeLight Home is a solar-powered LED lighting system with [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...t-new-lifelight-range/

Tariffs Database

[...]s in 80 developing countries with our Import Tariffs and Barriers to Entry Database for small-scale off-grid sustainable energy products and components.

https://energyaccess.org/...rces/tariffs-database/

Lighting Global

[...]s. The Lighting Global product quality assurance program sets the global standard for quality off-gridsolar devices and kits. Under the program, Lighting Global presently lists over fifty quality verifiedsol[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tners/lighting-global/