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[...]ms, with a total capacity of 119kW, were installed in off-grid villages. While inaugurating the solar mini-grid project in Sarobi Ida Khel Village in the Palosa Sar union council of Karak, KfW Frankfurt P[...]

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In this issue's interview Spotlight, Siten Mandalia of Solaris talks about the benefits of their innovative, fully-integrated pay-as-you-go software and how dis[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...s/spotlight-july-2018/

Videos

Spotlight Interview with Dr. Laura Stachel of We Care Solar

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Webinars

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Powerhive Boosts Solar Energy Consumption Through Their New Productive Use Program

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Press Releases

Solar Sister Workshop: Women Need a Seat at the Clean Energy Table

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Events

Solar World Congress 2017

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Unlocking Business Opportunities for Solar Energy in Senegal

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Africa Solar & Energy Storage Congress & Expo 2017

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GRID Alternatives, Preventing the Solar Graveyard

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Press Releases

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Press Releases

d.light Raises Over $22 Million to Expand PayGo Business into New Off-Grid Solar Markets

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http://www.unlockingsolarcapital.com/

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OFF-GRID ELECTRIFICATION EXPO: SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS & APPLIANCES

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Press Releases

d.light Comprehensive Pay-As-You-Go Solar Financing Platform Now Available to Global Partners

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Solar­powered nanogrids bring affordable electricity to rural villages in Rwanda

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Mobisol provides reliable solar power for a quarter million beneficiaries in Africa

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

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http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160418005221/en/Breakthrough-mPower-Launches-Portable-Solar-Generator-Outdoors

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The Rapidly Emerging Off-Grid Solar Market

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Press Releases

[...]ughout the African continent is currently based in rural areas for pay-as-you-go solar kits in villages and large utility-scale projects that sell electricity into the national grid, Founder and Managing D[...]

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International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to improve energy access

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Press Releases

https://www.ise.fraunhofer.de/en/press-and-media/press-releases/press-releases-2016/solar-for-all

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Events

[...]ble is the unique international platform and 2-day conference focusing on unlocking capital for new solar project development in emerging markets.

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Solar Middle East is the most comprehensive gathering of solar technology suppliers in the region

https://energyaccess.org/...solar-middle-east-2016

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[...]st Africa is a two-day, high-level conference that aims to support and accelerate the deployment of solar and off-grid renewable energy in Africa

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Morocco Solar, Wind & Hydro Projects 2016

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https://secure.smartregister.co.uk/services/SOLARMEDIA/link.hydra?client_id=SOLARMEDIA&link_id=1250&cid=143368&src=3901024&type=3

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http://www.intersolar.de/en/home.html

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India's Largest Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry. It takes place again at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai, India.

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News

By Ms. Jamie Trahan, PhD October 26, 2015 marked the sixth month of operation of EarthSpark’s solar powered smart micro-grid. Each month has been full of learning experiences that are invaluable as we [...]

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[...] cost of financing, and reduce the overall cost of solar technology. The members of the new solar alliance will push for new solar projects globally with an aim of ultimately mobilizing around $1 trillion [...]

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Events

Welcome to the ISES Solar World Congress 2015

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INDIA’S LARGEST EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE FOR THE SOLAR INDUSTRY

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Trina Solar will discuss their experiences assisting major developers in Thailand and the Southeast Asia market[...]

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[...]ird year Solar & Offgrid Renewables Southeast Asia 2015 is the distinguished, must-attend event for solar PV companies looking to secure profitable business across the booming Southeast Asian market.

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Press Releases

http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Off-Grid-Electric-Raises-25M-From-DBL-Partners-and-SolarCity-for-Micro-Sol

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Press Releases

Solar Lighting in Developing Countries Expands to $300 Million per Year Industry

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Press Releases

Practitioner Network member We Care Solar wins $1 million “Powering the Future We Want” award

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News

[...]l energy access by 2030. Two other Practitioner Network members, SolarAid and Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), were also among the 12 finalists for the UNDESA grant. Richenda Van Leeuwen, Executive Direct[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-future-we-want-award/

Events

31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (Hamburg, Germany)

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[...] applicants from 29 different countries. The contest 2016 will focus on larger systems such as solar village and mini-grid solutions, a dynamic sector which benefits from falling costs of solar energy tech[...]

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Press Releases

"The Quality Solar Lantern for Everyone"

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Videos

Coca Cola Solar Project for Small Scale Traders Launched

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Videos

Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh

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Videos

Solar Sister | Ripple Rwanda

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Harnessing Africa’s untapped solar energy potential for health

https://energyaccess.org/...-potential-for-health/

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[...]e about carving out and defending their seats at the proverbial table. This list of top 10 women in solar only scratches the surface of the 100s of women who are making a difference for solar.Read More....

https://energyaccess.org/...women-of-solar-energy/

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May 5, 2014The off-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, investo[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-in-past-four-months/

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May 23, 2014Two companies working to bring solar energy to rural communities are celebrating big milestones, thanks to technology and financing deve[...]

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Shift to Solar Power Raises Incomes for Salt-mining Families in India

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[...]ta GDP is $695.Earlier this year, on the advice of friends, he invested $400 in a small, 80-watt solar system. After charging all day under the East African sun, it can run his TV for two hours. The system[...]

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[...]our-fold increase since 2009 when under one per cent of Africans without access to electricity used solar solutions.IFC estimates that by making the switch from expensive kerosene lanterns families are sav[...]

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

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[...]r in Thane district, Maharashtra, to turn away patients even during medical emergencies. Today 24x7 solar photo-voltaic based back-up power keeps the general wards, Out Patients Department (OPD), labor roo[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-in-maharashtra-india/

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March 29, 2014Mobisol, the Berlin-based provider of Solar electrification through Affordable price solar systems celebrated the official inauguration of Mobisol Rwanda Ltd and their rising numbers of sola[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ectricity-to-rwandans/

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[...] so people can communicate with their families. They are partnering with d.Light to help distribute solar lights with mobile chargers to families most affected by the flooding.Photos: IBNLive.in.comTo supp[...]

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[...] Uganda, has closed an equity funding round with Novastar Ventures and Acumen.The funding will help SolarNow lay the groundwork for their renewable energy asset finance and distribution in East Africa. Wit[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tures-and-acumen-fund/

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November 23, 2014BBOXX has announced that to date, it has provided over one million watts of solar energy to customers in 35 countries. To put this in context, whereas in the United States, one mega[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-watts-of-solar-power/

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[...] $1.25 a day, and families save up to $70 a year – or 10 per cent of their income – by using solar lighting, the report emphasizes that the economic impact of switching from kerosene to solar is life-chang[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-eradicating-kerosene/

News

[...]hat are lighting up transit centers, holding centers and checkpoints. They are sending a further 50 Solar Suitcases to Sierra Leone, working together with a nurses association for deployment in local healt[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...eria-and-sierra-leone/

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[...]ted off-grid population of over 10 million people.As a leading global manufacturer and developer of solar technology, SunEdison currently has 60 mini-grid projects across India and the partnership will hel[...]

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

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Elephant Energy: Rural Namibia benefits through Pay-as-you-go Solar

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[...]ect one million Tanzanian households with reliable solar electricity by 2017 under the "One Million Solar Homes" initiative announced recently by the Tanzanian government. Tanzania's announcement is a majo[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...e-million-solar-homes/

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[...]on solar home systems with intelligent energy provision. Quad is Azuri's latest generation of PayGo solar home systems, featuring HomeSmart, an adaptive control system that optimizes output according to th[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...gen-solar-home-system/

Events

ISES Solar World Congress 2013 (SWC2013)

https://energyaccess.org/...-congress-2013-swc2013

Events

http://www.intersolar.us/en/intersolar.html

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http://www.solarpowerinternational.com

https://energyaccess.org/...ar-power-international

Press Releases

April 18, 2013 - Coca-Cola Launches Solar Initiative to Empower Small Businesses by Providing Clean, Affordable Energy

https://energyaccess.org/...ean-affordable-energy/

Press Releases

Belgrade, Serbia -Strawberry energy Company from Serbia has developed new portable solar charger Strawberry Mini SOS to meet the needs of people living without access to electricity. The de[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...r-strawberry-mini-sos/

Press Releases

[...]hand look at the companies seeking to make good on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to provide solar for all citizens by 2019."Hundreds of millions of low-income, rural Indians have been suffering fro[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-power-to-rural-india/

Events

http://energyaccess.org/news-events/events/upcoming/467-high-level-conference-on-solar-and-off-grid-renewable-energy-market-in-west-africa

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[...] technical acceptance. For generation, the training may be on solar, hybrid or hydro and small wind. For distribution, the training may be on prepayment meter or sizing. For regulation, it is necessary to [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ectrification-club-er/

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[...] for the health sector in Singapore. I also had the chance to meet some of you at the Unlocking Solar Capital Africa 2018 in Rwanda early November and the opportunity of meeting some of the practitioners i[...]

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

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[...]already invented (but not deployed at scale), from solar energy for LED lighting to LPG gas for cooking. And still the emphasis from grantors (e.g. DFIs) and investors is on generating new ideas that never[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...spotlight-bidhaa-sasa/

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[...]microgrid in #Palau, set to be the world's largest, which will enable the country to meet its goal of 45% #RenewableEnergy 5 yrs ahead of schedule & reduce #electricity costs to their lowest in its history[...]

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

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[...]with key players in national and regional governments. Over 20,000 people attended the 6th Intersolar South America exhibition and conference which took place from August 28-30, 2018. As the largest exhib[...]

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

News

[...]resent an expected 275,000 connections, with a generation capacity of about 150 MW of installed solar PV. The 550 projects being developed on the platform come from 21 countries, including Cameroon, Cape V[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...tment-top-500-million/

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[...]ing system for customers thereby creating opportunity for job creation within the communities. II. Solar Mini Grids The mini grid component of the REAs off grid strategy provides electricity access to of[...]

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

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[...]ca, Asia and Latin America https://impactalpha.com/solar-mini-grid-project-pipeline-comes-into-focus-in-africa-asia-and-latin-america/   Eritrea to power 40,000 people and businesses with US$6.56m hybrid[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ugust-mini-grids-news/

News

[...]ch as health clinics. Finally, our newsletter this month shines a light on Solaris Offgrid, an enterprise that is at the frontlines of offering innovative platforms such as Pay-As-You-Go solutions in the [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...the-network-july-2018/

Letter from the Practitioner's Network

[...]ch as health clinics. Finally, our newsletter this month shines a light on Solaris Offgrid, an enterprise that is at the frontlines of offering innovative platforms such as Pay-As-You-Go solutions in the [...]

https://energyaccess.org/...practitioners-network/

News

[...]sidential, and personal/untethered segments, including microgrids, pico systems, solar home systems (SHSs), nanogrids, and transport applications. Global market forecasts, segmented by region, application,[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...between-2018-and-2027/

News

[...]ductivity and contribute to the mini-grid’s sustainability. In April 2016, JUMEME launched a solar mini-grid in Bwisya, the largest of eight villages on Ukara Island, on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Since the[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...nterprise-development/

News

[...]ni-grids, off-grid and the utility world are blurring with emerging partnerships between solar home systems companies and mini-grid players. In addition, national utilities and international equipment supp[...]

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

Blog Posts

[...]odels has led to many women becoming social leaders, as well evidenced by enterprises such as Solar Sister, Empowered Generation, Energy 4 Impact, to name a few. It would be great to build similar evidence[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...more-women-leadership/

News

[...]developing in the 1990s, and today, declines in the manufacturing costs of solar PV, energy storage systems, and power electronics are encouraging further growth. “While it might seem that the growth of o[...]

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

News

[...] by equipping customers lying outside the core perimeter of the mini-grid with their large solar home systems. Both the mini-grid and the solar home system option deliver reliable, clean and affordable ene[...]

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

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[...]ksha, a for-profit wholesale distribution company, which provides clean energy products like solar portable lights and home systems as well as clean cookstoves to our distribution network.”   What are [...]

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

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[...]approach fits consumer demands and preferences.” – Abby Mackey, Impact Manager, Solar Sister. In summer of 2017, MIT CITE conducted over 600 interviews in Tanzania with both Solar Sister customers and non[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...d-resource-march-2018/

News

[...]hrough renewable energy-based mini-grids funded by the communities. Mlinda has commissioned 13 solar based mini-grids powering over 1,400 rural and tribal household and agri-based productive loads. Current[...]

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

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[...]achment_6113" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Standard Microgrid’s 12kW solar array located at Mugurameno Primary School in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia. Credit—Standard Microgrid.[/caption] Power Africa i[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-grid-standardization/

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[...]at 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 Ogun). F[...]

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

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[...]ere able to collaborate on more than just solar mini grids. The partnership also extended to the development of high-quality training programs to educate the solar installers, mini grid designers and other[...]

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[...]ernment of Mozambique to assess the profitability and feasibility of FUNAE Solar Panels Factory, and making recommendations to improve its economics. In addition to DFID’s support via country programmes, [...]

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[...]ll financing in 2016. Governments, too, are increasingly supportive of the off-grid solar market: they are incorporating off-grid solar solutions into their national electrification plans and developing re[...]

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[...]6. Unique to the solar industry, Orb is vertically integrated, manufacturing its own solar photovoltaic modules and solar water heating systems in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Azuri Technologies Set for Growth[...]

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[...]potlight, Laura Stachel, We Care Solar and Jem Porcaro, United Nations Foundation discuss We Care Solar’s work in providing electricity to maternal health facilities across the world, and major successes a[...]

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[...]velopment stage, located in Africa, Asia or Latin America, consist of a minimum of 10MW and use solar PV as technology. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 grant towards the development costs of [...]

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[...]ch, Ethiopia’s principal solar service distributor, partner up to provide large high-tech Solar Home Systems, supporting the Ethiopian government’s aim to achieve universal energy access by 2025. The part[...]

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[...]dividends for households through accelerated access to decentralized electricity, such as solar home systems and clean energy mini-grids. Why Wait? uses a framework for estimating the dividends of electri[...]

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[...]odel, Angaza provides Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) technology solutions to solar device manufacturers and distributors worldwide. This technology makes it possible for off-grid consumers in emerging markets to pur[...]

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[...]ndia, by supporting early stage development of distributed solar power projects. A partnership formed at COP21 in Paris between the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the Overseas Private Investm[...]

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[...]ini-Grid Projects in Madagascar MOZAMBIQUE: $500 Million Electrification Program Based on Hydro, Solar and Microgrids UGANDA: CEO of Uganda’s Bakulu Power Finds her Feet in Renewable Energy Game ZIMBABW[...]

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[...]he off-grid renewable energy market, specifically for Improved Cook Stoves (ICS), Pico Solar Systems, Solar Home Systems (SHS) and Green Mini-Grids (GMG). The report reviews three issues: i) the policies/s[...]

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[...] society, MKOPA Solar This report looks into the role of solar television in the off-grid economy. The report includes findings from a survey conducted among 250 customers of M-Kopa in Kenya, who have acq[...]

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[...]ion, Solar Plaza To get an insight into the current status of solar energy and the mechanisms set out to drive its development, we hosted a webinar - ‘How to bridge the electrification gap in Asia through[...]

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[...] Bank in cooperation with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has provided a Global Solar Atlas tool covering all countries. The primary aim of this tool is to provide quick and easy access to solar re[...]

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[...] energy in underserved regions of India, by supporting early stage development of distributed solar power projects. A partnership formed at COP21 in Paris between the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable E[...]

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[...]projects in India. OMC Power independently plans to increase its number of solar systems to 250 by the end of fiscal 2018. Mitsui, through this partnership is targeting construction of 2,000 small-scale so[...]

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[...]en Entrepreneurs, examines the impact of solar on customers and Solar Sister entrepreneurs. [caption id="attachment_5732" align="aligncenter" width="336"] Solar Sister Felicia Abiola-Ige markets clean ene[...]

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[...]elivering Prepaid Solar Microgrids to Rural Villages KENYA: World Bank Spurs Kenya Off-Grid Solar Expansion with $150MM IDA Credit MALAWI: Malawian NGO Community Energy to install 45KW solar energy grid [...]

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[...]n through off-grid systems.  Accordingly, the Bank has been increasing its focus both on the solar home systems sector – through the “Off-Grid Revolution” launched earlier this year – and the mini-grids se[...]

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[...]ket Nigeria: Kaduna Communities Record two-year uninterrupted power supply from 90-kilowatt solar PV mini-grid Rwanda: Once Isolated Bweyeye Residents Jubilate as Homes get Electricity Tanzania: Hydropo[...]

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[...]her DRE solutions such as solar home systems, solar-wind hybrid systems among others. The focus seems to tend towards any solution that can be grid connected. With the 40GW solar non-grid connected rooftop[...]

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[...]ogy and design in addition to solar engineering design. He holds an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado Denver and a BS in meteorology-climatology from the University of Nebraska-L[...]

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[...]6 kW solar PV mini grids provide electricity to 200 households. Yangon-based company (SolaRiseSys) built the mini grids, as part of an Asian Development Bank (ADB) mini grids’ pilot program. Collectively t[...]

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[...] over a period of 14 months -- including more than 56,000 women and over 15,000 school children. Solar is an affordable and safe alternative to kerosene and candles for off-grid rural households in India.[...]

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[...]es its network to continuously move inventory off the shelf and into the hands of customers. Solar power potential of Tanzania: Identifying CSP and PV hot spots through a GIS multicriteria decision making[...]

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[...] 4.3GW from rooftop, under its draft 'Solar Power Policy 2017’. Being off the grid does not mean being powerless, UNDP in Nepal Taking a look at the strides made by UNDP in extending energy access to rur[...]

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[...]s to Energy program, and are built on the Group’s solar expertise and extensive presence in Africa via its wide retail network of over 4000 service stations. New last mile channels and retail models are be[...]

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[...]eeking applications from project developers and project proponents in India’s distributed solar power sector, who could benefit from project preparation services and funding for early stage project develop[...]

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[...]e solar PV in India. The IFC is helping to finance Indian solar by subscribing to the green bonds issued by L&T Infrastructure Finance, a subsidiary of L&T Finance Holdings (LTFH) that is also promoted by [...]

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[...]umer financing is essential to reaching these households, so Fenix sells ReadyPay solar home systems on a lease-to-own basis. Customers put down a small deposit, take home and self-install the SHS, and the[...]

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[...] Does basic energy access generate socioeconomic benefits? A field experiment with off-grid solar power in India, Michaël Aklin, Patrick Bayer, S. P. Harish, Johannes Urpelainen This article assesses th[...]

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[...]habi breaks ground on world’s largest solar plant, PV Tech Abu Dhabi has broken ground on what will be the world’s largest independent solar plant, the deputy chairman of the country’s Executive Council h[...]

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[...]fers sub-indicators such as: cost reflective tariffs, mini-grid concessions and thresholds, pico-solar quality standards, presence of a program, and more. Smart Villages “pocket guide” to rural energy &[...]

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[...]50 health centers through the program.   SOLARKIOSK partners with Energy4Impact to boost operations in Kenya SOLARKIOSK has partnered with fellow Practitioner Network member Energy4Impact to bring e[...]

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[...]rserved regions of India, by supporting early stage development of distributed solar power projects. A partnership formed at COP21 in Paris between the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the Over[...]

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[...]upport solar and national grid connections. These measures could cut the current cost of solar power by 50 percent. IFC to provide US$55 million in funding for Mozambique’s first utility-scale PV projec[...]

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[...]ssion of achieving universal energy access by 2030. Solar Wind Hybrid Systems Market: Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2016-2023, Credence Research Solar wind hybrid systems are hybrid [...]

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[...]overloading (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 duri[...]

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[...]g it easier to study and cook by, and making houses less smoky. PEG Africa provides solar energy products on credit, allowing customers to pay back the system over a 12-month period using mobile money. PE[...]

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[...]ble energy and energy efficiency information on ECOWAS Member States. New data sets display solar and wind power potential maps, energy access maps for non-electrified communities in West Africa, and hydro[...]

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[...]ow you can support their upcoming crowdfunding campaign to go full solar here. Fenix meets education finance needs in rural Uganda To investigate the struggles that households face in paying for educat[...]

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[...]served regions of India, by supporting early stage development of distributed solar power projects. A partnership formed at COP21 in Paris between the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the Overs[...]

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[...]e upstream projects in the field of electrification, with particular attention to solar energy. This support will take the form of a technical assistance facility, with a budget of €12 million and a guaran[...]

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[...]that looks into impact of solar lights on household’s well-being. According to the study, solar lights do tend to improve welfare but their effort are not transformational in the sense that they would help[...]

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[...]th three firms to develop various solar-related projects in Indonesia requiring US$1.25 billion investment. Indonesia to Install Solar Panels in 2,500 Villages in 2019-2020, Tempo.Co Energy and Human R[...]

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[...]) develop standardized, industry relevant curriculum and content for the central scheme to promote solar energy professionals in India. We are set to undertake a similar program for other technologies and [...]

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[...]are not enabled with the Pay-Go system. d.light is the leading provider of off-grid solar solutions and has commanding market share in emerging regions, particularly in Africa and Asia. To date, the compan[...]

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[...]ne Gold membership to the ISES. The winning proposal will also feature on the Solar Energy journal homepage and on the ISES website. 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise, Deadline June 30, 2017 Application[...]

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[...]. NBET executed solar power purchase agreements with solar 14 project developers with total 1,100MW with target completion date in 2017 and 2018. FGN is facilitating development of hydro-electric sites[...]

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[...]f our members SunFunder & Greenlight Planet; Abze Solar; Off-Grid Electric & PEG Ghana; and Schneider Electric & Hivos, among others. You can read testimonials from a number of our members who attended the[...]

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[...]” – Mayank Bhargava, CEO & Founding Partner, NextGen Solar “The SE4All forum uniquely brought together entrepreneurs, financiers and policy makers in one place. I was able to build valuable new connec[...]

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[...]ovement, Ognen Stojanovskia et al. Solar photovoltaic (PV) products are touted as a leading solution to long-term electrification and development problems in rural parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Yet there [...]

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[...]ed company has launched its operations in Pakistan to provide clean solar energy. The company addresses the power challenges faced by the country through the renewable source of energy. The Smart Energy Sy[...]

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[...]e of how energy access paves the way to financial inclusion. Because of a d.light S300 solar lantern, she was able to hunt squid at dawn and sell them to her local community. This income inspired Rovina to[...]

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[...]esults from ETH Zurich research in Kenya, funded by Google, looking at the economic impact of solar lanterns.

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[...] of clean, distributed, solar energy. The company is pursuing its plan to install 100MW rooftop solar in rural India by 2020. SunCulture selected as a finalist for two upcoming awards SunCulture is amo[...]

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[...]cant referrals or questions can be directed to SOGE@usaid.gov. International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and Elsevier’s Renewable Transformation Challenge, Deadline April 30, 2017 The Renewable Transfo[...]

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[...]OGE@usaid.gov. International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and Elsevier’s Renewable Transformation Challenge, Deadline April 30, 2017 The Renewable Transformation Challenge will honor outstanding work th[...]

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[...]Meyers, Health PSM Advisor and Focal Point for SolarforHealth, UNDP; Jem Porcaro, Senior Director, Energy Access, UN Foundation (Moderator) Despite energy’s critical role in health systems, it is estimate[...]

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[...] Alliance This free, web-based tool helps investors and policymakers identify potential sites for solar power generation virtually anywhere in the world. The tool displays annual average solar power poten[...]

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[...]ion in the region. Low Cost Solar Kits and Households’ Welfare in Rural Rwanda, Michael Grimm et al. This paper analyzes the usage and benefits of very simple but quality-certified small solar systems[...]

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[...]st Jordan first developing country to install solar air conditioning, the Jordan Times Jordan is the first developing country utilising solar energy for the cooling and heating of buildings, Minister of[...]

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[...]h easier to penetrate markets where customers have already had a positive experience with solar products. We spend much less time educating customers about the benefits of solar in areas where they have wo[...]

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[...] 100 thousand customers in Uganda with off-grid solar Fenix International, a pay-to-own solar system provider, has doubled its off-grid customer base in just 12 months of operation. Reaching 100,000 custo[...]

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[...]le distribution of solar home systems in Tanzania UpOwa - Distribution strategy of solar home systems in low-populated areas (on-going) In 2017, instead of launching one Call for Projects per year, ENEA[...]

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[...]employ the same model in rolling out community solar micro-grids and home energy services in other rural communities in Edo State. In total, BoI invested some N240 million to finance construction of six pi[...]

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[...] of 2016, at least 67 countries had held renewable energy auctions, compared to only six in 2005. Solar photovoltaics (PV) achieved new price lows in several countries. In the power sector, breakthroughs [...]

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[...]o-peer (P2P) networks. Bangladesh: Grid connectivity versus solar energy, The Financial Express The grid and solar energy distribution system in the rural areas, as the updated  developments indicate, is[...]

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[...]ties: Pillar #1: Technology Development. Every ILUMEXICO solar home system includes a solar panel, a battery, light bulbs and a solar system charge controller. ILUMEXICO has developed this charge controll[...]

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[...]ther renewable power generating capacity in 2015. Climatescope also found that cheap solar, innovative business models and a new breed of entrepreneurs are revolutionizing how energy access issues are addr[...]

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[...]manitarian crisis: energy, health, connectivity. PEG to reward solar customers with free insurance cover PEG Africa, West Africa’s leading pay-as-you-go financing company, announced a new nationwide pa[...]

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[...]ted rural areas. The € 2.2 million RBF Fund is currently open to applications from pico-solar PV suppliers who are dedicated to investing and developing viable distribution chains for quality pico-solar pr[...]

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[...]w of up to $400 million in public and private financing for solar rooftop, off-grid, mini grid and small- to medium-scale grid-connected PV projects across the country. Beginning with an initial $20 millio[...]

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[...]a: Zambia Building First 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 Mandal[...]

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[...]al Funding Cycle Deadline February 15 India: Design, Installation, Testing, Commissioning of Solar Photovoltaic based Mini-Grid Projects in Uttar Pradesh Deadline February 16 Bangladesh: Distributi[...]

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[...]Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) In 2014, SolarAid and Stanford University’s Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) partnered to conduct research on the impact of solar l[...]

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[...]nk. USAID, RBL Bank Partner to Expand Off-Grid, Rooftop Solar in India, Microgrid Media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and government are on a drive to extend electricity and power grid access nat[...]

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[...] the world. [caption id="attachment_4750" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] REN21 GSR 2016: Solar India Engineers. Photo credit: DfID[/caption] Grid integration of high shares of renewables power, in par[...]

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[...]D bulbs Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) Power kits Pumps Radios Solar Home System <12V Solar Home System >12V Solar lanterns TV Other appliances, such as rice cooker, mosquito repellent, kettles, ha[...]

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[...]g) in Africa through quality-verified off-grid solar products. To learn more about the progress towards its goal to reach 250 million more by 2030, visit the website’s news section, or follow Lighting Afri[...]

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[...]anking that serves to assist the private sector in developing the market for pico-solar products in isolated rural areas. The € 2.2 million RBF Fund is currently open to applications from pico-solar PV sup[...]

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[...] India (SECI) has issued a tender for development of 1,000 MW rooftop solar capacity on pre-identified central government/ department owned buildings. This is the largest such tender in India’s fledgling r[...]

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[...]eriences made with load assessment and system sizing of a pilot solar-hybrid mini-grid in Talek, Narok County (Kenya). Making Power Affordable for Africa and Viable for Its Utilities, World Bank This s[...]

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[...]arations to install solar arrays within the communities. SolarWorld signs 20 MW module supply agreement for Senegal solar plant, PV Magazine The German module manufacturer will begin delivering the mod[...]

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[...]nded MPOWERD on a sustainable business model that allows us to provide our clean and safe solar lights to people in developing countries at prices they can afford. Through partnerships with over 220 NGOs i[...]

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[...]oration with Sun-Connect News is pleased to announce the launch of a new practitioner competition: Solar Lantern Competition 2016. Many solar lamps are now available in the market, with different specifica[...]

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[...]t, including solar panels, solar batteries, in-home remote monitoring systems, highly efficient LED light bulbs and optional DC appliances. Through this inclusive initiative, the company aims to install 20[...]

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[...]artment of Environment of Antigua and Barbuda has issued this RFP for a Framework Agreement for Solar Photovoltaic with Battery Storage Electric Systems and Accessories for Installations within the public [...]

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[...]ing the off-grid solar sector, we can accelerate the growth of the household solar sector in Africa," Herscowitz said. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development founding partners work to[...]

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[...]ps is a relevant and effective input to education. Distributing the solar lamps led to a positive and significant effect, as well as a positive and significant spillover effect on control students. Researc[...]

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[...]ity access in Central Asia, Asian Development Blog Solar rooftops are popping up everywhere. Many consumers in the developed world are generating and producing their own electricity, and leaving their gri[...]

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[...]4612" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A farmer in Myanmar with his Proximity Designs solar irrigation Lotus Pump[/caption]   We are constantly looking at the bigger picture and finding new ways to conne[...]

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[...]ng on the wall. The SM100 will retail for £10 in the UK, providing SolarAid with the funds to distribute two more SM100 lights in Africa for every one that is bought in the UK. Schneider Electric Brings[...]

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[...] has issued this RFP for the Procurement of a Framework Agreement for Solar Photovoltaic with Battery Storage Electric Systems and Accessories for Installations within the public, private sectors of Antigu[...]

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[...]ed with a focus on three categories of investment: Off-grid green electrical energy, such as solar home systems. Green energy supply for mini- and micro-grids electrifying communities and remote villa[...]

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[...]ga national park Micro-grids 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 min[...]

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[...]shden Sustainable Energy Awards | Deadline: November 8th Singapore: Solar Leasing of Grid-Tied Solar Photovoltaic System (Solarnova Phase 2) | Deadline: December 30th Learn how to apply for renewables [...]

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[...]ost its energy production and increase access to electricity through renewable sources such as solar and hydro. The portal, found at http://www.minigrids.go.tz/, provides licensing, financing, regulatory, [...]

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[...]umed during the day from school 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 wh[...]

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[...]vesting, which is seeking to assess the viability of commercial, village-scale, solar-powered mini-grids by operating 10 projects in rural Kenya. Vulcan and Steama.co are now sharing insights from the firs[...]

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[...] value of electricity from wind and solar power – the overall benefit arising from the addition of a wind or solar power generation source to the power system. System value is determined by the interplay o[...]

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[...]ications technologies, electronic banking, as well as the dramatic decrease in solar energy costs.2 This mix of technological and market innovation has contributed to a vibrant new energy services sector t[...]

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[...]owered TVs Residents of Kenya now have access to solar-powered digital flat screen TVs from M-KOPA Solar. The company launched a payment program earlier this year to help its customers do something they n[...]

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[...] the poor, India has set unprecedented, ambitious plans to boost solar energy nationwide. This World Bank video showcases the promise of affordable and reliable solar power for a more prosperous, climate-f[...]

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[...] pumps in Chhattisgarh, CMIE The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) is set to install a total of 10,000 submersible and surface solar photo voltaic (SPV) irrigation pumps in farm lan[...]

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[...]le energy opportunities in the agriculture and water sectors. Letting in the Light: How solar photovoltaics will revolutionize the electricity system, IRENA This report examines PV technology, economi[...]

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[...]wians in Lower Shire to embrace solar powered irrigation technology, Nyasa Times Malawi Government has handed over three solar powered irrigation sites worth MK300 million to communities in Chikwawa and N[...]

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[...]wth. [caption id="attachment_4398" align="aligncenter" width="842"] SunCulture’s solar panels[/caption] Enter Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) There are 5.4 million hectares of Kenyan farmland. 83 per cent of these[...]

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[...]r global solar development by standardizing contracts to streamline the development and finance of solar projects. Country commitments submitted under the Paris Agreement entail roughly USD 1.2 trillion in[...]

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[...]ts.   Sunlabob Renewable Energy completes 11 solar mini-grids in Myanmar villages Sunlabob recently finalized a contract to provide turnkey implementation of eleven solar-powered micro-grids in remote[...]

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[...]as throughout the country by launching a tender for 6,500 off-grid solar systems. Proposals are invited for the supply and installation of photovoltaic equipment and internal installations in rural househo[...]

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[...]finding, pricing, locating and purchasing life-saving products such as tents, solar lights and chargers, food, water filters and more, is now made easy on The Level Market (TLM), touted as the first e-comm[...]

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[...]ty organizations. Whether you work on appliance efficiency, humanitarian relief, or solar lantern distribution, you will find tailored questions in our survey. I would also like to mention that a portion [...]

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[...] to Supply a Decentralised Power System Rwanda: Rural Areas Expect 100 Solar PV Mini-Grids Under Climate Action Plan Senegal: How Viable are Mini-Grids in Senegal? Tanzania: JUMEME to Implement Solar Mi[...]

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[...]w challenges as the integration of demand response (DR) programs and renewable generation (wind and solar) sources increases. In order to address these challenges, robust optimization (RO)-based scheduling[...]

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[...]from solar photovoltaics is more affordable than energy received from the grid. However, solar is an intermittent resource, and in many cases the load profile of a facility does not always synchronize with[...]

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[...]consistent wind, but lack adequate solar. Communities in Africa may have ubiquitous solar but lack wind resource or a nearby stream for hydro. This is where modeling software is valuable: It can account fo[...]

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[...]ts of electricity service to households and small enterprises from micro grids, solar home systems (SHS), and the national grid in selected rural communities in India and Nepal. By analyzing primary data f[...]

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[...]d sell power to homes using its solar energy micro-grids. Solar rural electrification is 30% cheaper than cost of grid expansion, Ghana Talks Business Our rural folks continue to live in darkness despi[...]

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[...]d needs. Previously his family used a manual hand pump. Since installing solar, Ram’s cows have gone from producing ten liters of milk per day to twelve.[/caption] Since February, SunFarmer has installed [...]

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[...]nder, through its Structured Asset Finance Instrument (SAFI), began lending to SolarNow with small, crowdfunded inventory loans through which it established a repayment track record. This helped SunFunder [...]

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[...] to solar businesses in eight African countries and India, helping them to offer solar electricity to thousands of people. To learn more about their work as well as the other finalists, please see here. [...]

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[...]e have benefited from such products. Energising Local Economies: Experiences of Solar Start-ups in Kenya’s Small-scale Fishing and Agriculture Sectors, IIED This paper looks at what new solar start-up[...]

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[...]kocredit, BBOXX has brought 65,000 affordable solar energy units to those in developing countries. Enel rolls out version of Tesla home kit in South Africa, ESI Africa The renewable energy division of [...]

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[...]"aligncenter" width="1024"] The BBOXX Home product range, complete with (clockwise from top) solar panel, 15” TV, lights, portable light, radio and control unit.[/caption]   In Rwanda, two packages are i[...]

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[...] to undertake home and office solar installations in Ghana. SolarKiosk Ghana Limited is a subsidiary of SolarKiosk AG, a company based in Germany that manufactures “SolarKiosks”, an energy system that prov[...]

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[...]r technology available for farmers, in order to ensure the flow of affordable finance for solar projects and serve the interests of the farming communities in ISA member countries. Addressing Ethiopia’[...]

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[...]n non-electrified, due to very high unit cost and low quality of electricity from solar home systems (SHS) coupled with only few hours of restricted usage in the evening. Considering the resource potential[...]

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[...]ecommunications company MTN has partnered with a mobile solar technology company, World Panel, to enable a new bundle package allowing users to power their devices through the sun’s energy. Electricity [...]

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[...]e household electrification Mobisol solar systems come complete with an extended warranty and comprehensive customer service: The standard service package includes free installation by certified technician[...]

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[...]gy policy and technology, including a wide range of renewable energy sources such as bioenergy, solar and wind energy.  It also covers energy-related themes such as efficiency, storage and smart grids.  In[...]

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[...]n rural communities to help finance the purchase of solar panels. Two other Practitioner Network members, Mlinda and Global Himalayan Expedition, were also acknowledged among the five honorable mentions i[...]

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[...]he Canopus Foundation is now accepting applications for the “Showcasing Community Solar Electrification Solutions” Short Video Contest 2016 (formerly “Showcasing Village Grids” Contest) alongside the secon[...]

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[...]n and development of public private partnership (PPP) investment models for solar parks. Future technical assistance will focus on bringing innovation to the grid integration of power from areas of concent[...]

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[...]iled based on the experience gained in licensing and operationalizing the Talek Power solar hybrid mini-grid project in Narok County, Kenya. While this pilot project provides electricity to the surroundin[...]

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[...]country's second solar slum was inaugurated on Tuesday by state power minister Manish Gupta at Topsia's Majdoor Para area falling under ward number 66 of the Kolkata municipal corporation. CleanTech Sta[...]

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[...]ollections. These collections go back into the revolving fund to finance new end-users of solar energy systems, while the NGO is compensated for its transaction costs. Eventually, the learning from this ex[...]

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[...]cally adjusted technical data such as distance to grid, distance to diesel sourcing, solar radiation, wind factors, water availability, among others. In estimating universal access to electricity the model[...]

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[...]lay Energy has announced the launch of Radiance, a solar lantern and mobile phone charger with a 360-degree lens. Powered by an integrated 2-Watt solar panel, Radiance claims to shine for up to 9 hours at [...]

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[...]e found here.   Short Video Contest 2016: “Showcasing Community Solar Electrification Solutions”, Deadline May 1, 2016 The Canopus Foundation is now also accepting applications for the “Showcasing Com[...]

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[...]nce Corporation (IFC)’s Scaling Solar initiative with the aim to enhance the country’s share of solar power by 200 MW. The first auction for at least 100 MW of capacity is expected to be held this year. Un[...]

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[...]ngaal’s work also references improvements for women’s livelihood through the provision of solar powered sewing machines. The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) has recently release[...]

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[...]ea   International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to improve Energy Access September 21 - September 23 Bad Hersfeld, Germany   SEED Africa Symposium 2016 September 28 - Septemb[...]

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[...]ess to rural communities in India using microgrids. Western Australia looks to solar-storage micro-grids to replace poles and wires after bushfires, Renew Economy The West Australian government and its[...]

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[...] applications can be found here. Short Video Contest 2016: “Showcasing Community Solar Electrification Solutions”, Deadline May 1, 2016 The Canopus Foundation is now also accepting applications for the[...]

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[...]Installation, Operation & Maintenance of Solar PV Microgrid Systems”.    Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report 2016 This report takes stock of what the emerging off-grid solar industry has achieved, look[...]

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[...]ousehold. Rather than relying on installing solar panels on individual households, a single SONG can supply a community of around 50 households from one central hub at 20Wp per household – enough to power [...]

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[...]ough the purchase of solutions ranging from the smallest lights to larger solar home systems, solar rooftops, community-based systems, even while waiting for national electrical grids to be extended as far[...]

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[...]r power is competitive with conventional energy for grid-connected applications, while solar power can cut costs for isolated mines. Several projects also show how energy storage solutions support solar pe[...]

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[...] million under a government pilot project. According to officials, the solar station could charge 20 to 25 battery-operated vehicles at a time.  Rwandan Entrepreneur’s Solar-Powered Mobile Kiosks Charge[...]

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[...] phone) Azuri have witnessed a significant positive impact from the use of Azuri Solar Home Systems. Planete d'Entrepreneurs recently conducted an independent survey analysing the deployment and impact of[...]

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[...]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 the energy needs of low-incom[...]

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[...]ns for the “Showcasing Community Solar Electrification Solutions” Short Video Contest 2016 (formerly “Showcasing Village Grids” Contest) alongside the second “Solar for All” Contest. One outstanding short [...]

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[...]ind and solar project in Antigua and Barbuda, a solar scheme in Burkina Faso, solar and wind plants in Cape Verde and a solar site in Senegal. Together the projects will result in nearly 12 MW of new renew[...]

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[...]owth whilst expanding access to energy from renewable sources such as solar.  

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[...]an New UK international development minister Nick Hurd wants to boost off-grid solar power in the only region where those without access to modern energy is set to rise Big money for energy in Africa m[...]

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[...]on, through which consumers and distributors can compare more than 55 products ranging from solar lanterns used for basic lighting needs to solar power and lighting systems with the capability to power app[...]

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[...]eir solar systems. They then continue to make daily payments – as if their solar was still on credit – until the new product has been paid off. M-KOPA plans to reach over one million homes by the end of 20[...]

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[...]so accepting applications for the “Showcasing Community Solar Electrification Solutions” Short Video Contest 2016 (formerly “Showcasing Village Grids” Contest) alongside the second “Solar for All” Contest.[...]

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[...] mile” customers, Kopernik’s 400-strong team of “Wonder Women” sell solar lights, solar home systems and water filters to cash-poor communities on a consignment basis, taking a small cut of each sale as th[...]

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[...] 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, and we [...]

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[...]time you use them, and don't come with the instructions, or a service guarantee. Cheap and shoddy solar products abound in certain countries, where more focus should be given to the great work that has bee[...]

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[...]o connect simple, life-changing renewable energy technology solutions such as a small scale solar lights, improved cookstoves and water filtration solutions with the people who need them the most. To date [...]

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[...] collected suggests that an increase in product categories (lanterns, solar home lighting systems (SHS), micro-grids, etc.) negatively affects unit scaling for a firm but increases the likelihood that the [...]

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[...]rsity.  A Project Lights up Ethiopian solar village ArsoAmba, Sun Connect News ArsoAmba is a village located 230 km far from Addis Ababa in North Shoa Zone, Amhara Regional State. It has an estimated p[...]

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[...]elp Simpa Energy India Private Ltd. finance 75,000 additional solar systems for both homes and small businesses next year. Simpa Energy has installed almost 15,000 solar home systems in India, mainly in Ut[...]

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[...]such as biodigesters that can power a milk chiller, or in solar-powered devices that improve irrigation, increasing the number of harvests and their yields.

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[...]art-ups and mature companies, mostly but not exclusively focused on some time of solar solution, and are intended as tools for investors to introduce current opportunities to them and to serve as a startin[...]

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[...]daba February 16-17, 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa Making Solar Bankable: Unlocking capital for solar project development in Asia, Africa and Latin America February 18-19, 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands [...]

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[...]id energy firms, overcome regulatory barriers, foster innovation, and accelerate delivery of solar energy systems to households across Africa.” Solar Micro-grids for India's Rural Poor, ChEnected Is Elo[...]

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[...] Craine, Managing Director at stewart@villageinfrastructure.org. Where Shall we put it? Solar Mini-grid Site Selection Handbook, GIZ Solar-hybrid mini-grids produce electrical energy through a mix of so[...]

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[...]dagascar will award concessions for the duration of 15-25 years to eligible mini-grid projects. A solar-PV tender (hybridization of diesel networks) is expected to be launched December 2015, adding 50 MW t[...]

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[...]use pricing to charge a lower price for electricity during the middle of the day when solar energy is abundant.  In the evening, prices increase when electricity flows from more expensive battery-storage o[...]

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[...]C’s decision to build mini-grids stems from high population density and abundant solar irradiation in Northern India. In addition, a mini-grid can generate between 1 kilowatt and 5 megawatts of power, and [...]

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[...]nd market analysts. In the first month of 2015 alone, $42 million was invested into off-grid solar companies working in developing countries. That is encouraging and we have seen some significant new inve[...]

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[...]wards include: Barefoot Power, BBOXX, d.light, fosera, Maks Renewable Energy Co. Ltd., Niwa Solar,Omnivoltaic Power Co. Ltd., Sola Home Appliances, Inc., Solageo, SSG, and Superfan. Nominations for the Gl[...]

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[...]f Empower Generation, a social enterprise connecting women in Nepal with global suppliers of solar technology, empowering them to distribute clean energy solutions in their remote communities.  Empower has[...]

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[...]0 health clinic energy audits undertaken in Ghana, Uganda and Malawi with our contractor African Solar Designs, and planned follow on steps. Deep dive discussions were held on areas such as technical and f[...]

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[...]ION HANDBOOK, GIZ Solar-hybrid mini-grids produce electrical energy through a mix of solar and any other resource — such as a renewable resource like wind, or a fossil fuel like diesel used as a back-up. [...]

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[...]an LED street lamp with a mosquito trap, both powered by wind and solar energy. Portable Solar+Storage Company Offers Disaster Relief Option, Energy World.Com SUNRNR of Virginia, Inc., a Shenandoah Val[...]

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[...]ut connection to the electric grid. The Lumos service includes a home solar panel linked to an indoor storage and connection unit that allows customers to access significant amounts of power on-demand, day[...]

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[...]s were on-grid, mini-grid and/or off-grid, including backup storage, and used wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and biomass solutions. They are located in Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Iran, Maldives, Mali, Mauri[...]

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[...] each year, Business In Cameroon Total Cameroon, Cameroonian subsidiary of the French Oil and Gas Company, upon reviewing its Awango solar lamps sales, said they were “a phenomenal success”. According to [...]

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[...]upport for solar entrepreneurs: Sendea This September, Stiftung Solarenergie started Sendea, a “solar entrepreneur network for decentralized energy access”, which is based on the “establishment of solar v[...]

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[...]ovide material supply, design, and construction of the battery-backed solar power systems. Sunlabob engineers and technicians will also provide hands-on training for local maintenance technicians and house[...]

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[...]Ouest Africaine UEMOA) has launched a tender for bids to develop, build and operate grid-tied  solar photovoltaic projects ranging from 5-25MW in UEMOA Member States (the “Project”) as part of its wider pu[...]

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[...] Kenya and Bangladesh focused their commitments around quality standards for solar systems and off-grid appliances. On the same day in the UK a new Energy Africa campaign was launched by the Department fo[...]

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[...]hips and drive sub-regional presence. Little Sun is releasing Little Sun Charge, a solar phone charger and light LittleSun is crowdfunding via Kickstarter to finance its newest product– learn more here[...]

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[...]tries where renewable energy investments rose by 36%. The renewable industry also saw a boom in solar installation in China and Japan. Risk Clustering as a Finance Concept for Rural Electrification in S[...]

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[...] is dead - a response to Skypower's plans to donate 2 million solar lights, SolarAid Here at SolarAid we don’t believe in aid, we don’t believe that the quickest way to fix a problem is always the best. I[...]

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[...]d on 11 August 2015 three new tenders for the development of a total of 500MW wind and solar capacity on a Build, Own and Operate (BOO) basis in the West Nile Area with the participation of the private sec[...]

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[...]ll known across East Africa for its development of major new distribution channels to bring solar lighting to homes and communities for the first time. Special congratulations go to We Care Solar, its foun[...]

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[...]nts to the global energy community Global Solar Atlas Tool can identify potential sites for solar power generation worldwide Green Mini-Grid Help Desk                                                     [...]

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[...]of Solar PV: Super-Efficient Appliances Can Enable Expanded Off-Grid Energy Service Using Small Solar Power Systems (Global LEAP/LBNL report, April 2015) Renewables Global Status Report 2015 Standardised [...]

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[...]nd 42 Wp SHS shows the high economic benefits. The study also illustrates that, the solar home systems with small income generation are more acceptable than solar home systems used only for lighting purpos[...]

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[...] darkness falls over a village outside Bahawalpur, Shama Bibi switches on her solar lantern and starts sewing clothes for an upcoming family wedding. Not long ago, nightfall would have forced her to stop w[...]

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[...] through a franchise model to mainly rural customers in Uganda, this investment will enable SolarNow to expand its branch network, further upgrade their Management Information System (MIS,) and invest in R[...]

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[...]aw from the experiences of vanguard countries already managing high percentages of wind and solar penetration. The Clean Energy Solutions Center will provide just-in-time technical assistance to policy mak[...]

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[...]ntives to off-grid energy companies that sell these efficient appliances with their small-scale solar energy systems.

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[...]ts of Solar PV: Superefficient Appliances Can Enable Expanded Off-Grid Energy Service Using Small Solar Power Systems, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Highly efficient direct current (DC) appliances[...]

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[...]rces, struggling to keep up with economic growth. This might start to change. Senegal Embraces Solar Power, Plans To Build Thousands Of Eco Villages, International Business Times Following the lifting [...]

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[...]as consists of radiation maps for all three major types of solar radiation in India. Tanzania: Solar and Wind Potential Could Help Meet Future Power Generation Goals The World Bank reports - Tanzania h[...]

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[...]umes no electricity and is more than 30 times less expensive than conventional motorized solar trackers. Practitioner Network members GOGLA, d.light, Off-Grid Electric, Greenlight Planet, SolarAid and P[...]

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[...]ns than anywhere else in Africa. Solar is not the most reliable source of renewable energy in central Africa. If we’re talking about a business owner who needs reliable energy, that can’t be done when it’s[...]

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[...]rgy efficiency policies and market acceleration initiatives. From advancing the off-grid solar technologies, bringing power to energy-impoverished people, to cutting the catastrophic climate impacts of air[...]

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[...] “you’re not selling solar home systems, you’re selling money-making machines. Your system is generating incremental income for me. We’re generating more money with these systems than I am paying.” 40% of [...]

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[...]work focuses on decentralized energy market systems such as electricity mini-grids, solar PV lanterns, solar home systems, biomass cookstoves and LPG stoves. For further information about the publication, [...]

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[...]smartphones and tablets. Global Atlas pocket lets users locate the most suitable solar, wind and geothermal maps for any location, query those any point on those maps at any point for irradiation values, [...]

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[...]s designed to catalyze the market for quality off-grid solar devices in Pakistan, where Liam assists quality solar manufacturers to find distributors for solar devices in the domestic market; develop marke[...]

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[...] companies in the world’s largest off-grid solar market, Bangladesh. Many local and international solar home system companies and appliance manufacturers have already confirmed their participation in the e[...]

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[...]re June 30th, 2015 here. UNDP RFP to establish Long Term Agreements for the Provision of Turnkey Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Deadline: July 9, 2015 This RFP concerns off grid and/or hybrid (grid/ge[...]

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[...]o support electricity needs in the most devastated areas and is currently working to distribute solar lights for immediate relief to those in need. In the coming weeks, SunFarmer will install at least 75 e[...]

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[...]ling businesses, non-profits, and across a range of technologies and solutions from small scale solar lantern businesses to large scale hybrid mini-grids, as well as related entities like metering companie[...]

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[...]the work of members like India’s new CLEAN Network, Abze Solar, SELCO, WakaWaka Light, One Degree Solar, Mobisol, Azuri, Earthspark, We Care Solar and many more. A personal highlight for me was standing o[...]

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[...]rvey results, please see the full report here >>IRENA: Half the world’s solar home systems are in BangladeshIRENA has released a new working paper, “Off-grid renewable energy systems: status and methodolog[...]

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[...]or more information, contact Martand Shardul, TERI, Martand.Shardul@teri.res.inOTHER MEMBER NEWSSolar Sister, a network of women entrepreneurs bringing clean energy to rural Africa, was named an "exemplary[...]

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[...]attachment_795" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Family in Phoolbari village who received a solar light on April 28. Photo: Empower Generation[/caption]It is important to make sure that the solar products [...]

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[...]hting Conference and Exhibition is the premier event for the rapidly growing off-grid solar lighting and services industry. This year it will be co-organized by the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GO[...]

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[...]es the uptake and impacts of a simple Pico-Photovoltaic kit on the Rwandan households. Impacts of Solar Lanterns in Geographically Challenged Locations: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh Published by t[...]

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[...]itment at CGI follows a site visit to Karatu, Tanzania by former President Bill Clinton on April 30.[caption id="attachment_788" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image: Solar Sister[/caption]Zolair Energy’[...]

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[...]rning 125 people so far—the poorest of the poor—into entrepreneurs. The company has sold 10,000 solar solutions to date.Learn more about Ajaita Shah's accomplishments.Read the full Forbes 30 under 30 list

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[...]n. Two female 'solar engineers' have been boosting the development of their community by installing solar panels in a Cameroon village far from the national electricity grid. Increased funding for such sch[...]

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[...]ators, the most common means of producing electricity on islands, with renewable sources like wind, solar or the earth's heat.Read More... 

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[...]ned to wash the panels off," which was making it hard to generate power.It's not just dirt on solar panels that creates problems. The developing world faces enormous challenges overall in just generating e[...]

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  June 20, 2014Front view of fosera’s CTV 1040156 15.6" Solar TV, winner of the Global LEAP Awards Television Competition in the Emerging Technology—Small Category. Credit: [...]

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[...]spite the fact that Africa possesses some of the world's largest hydropower, geothermal, wind and solar potential, as well as significant oil and natural gas reserves.Read More.

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[...]xperts to install renewable energy and energy efficient technology in 3 Pacific Island countries.1. Solar powered water pumping system in Kayangel, PalauExtended due date for submission is February 13, 201[...]

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[...]ctitioner Network -- of which Dr. Stachel's non-profit, We Care Solar, is an active member. We Care Solar is one of thousands of network members providing more people access to sustainable energy to lead h[...]

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[...]conomic development and job creation in innovation economy sectors. The centerpiece of the trip for SolarOne will be Masdar City - where the company deployed over 300 fully autonomous solar lighting system[...]

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[...]$10 through sunfunder.com, in addition to raising capital from institutional investors through the Solar Empowerment Fund. For more on the Series A investment visit the SunFunder blog.

https://energyaccess.org/...east-africa-and-india/

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[...]er and EGG-Energyhave won the Terra Watt prize for using an innovative pay-as-you go model for solar electrification. According to a Huffington Post report, this year's winners were evaluated on feasibilit[...]

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

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[...]ederation and representatives of donors and other international organizations.The eight hybrid solar PV (with diesel genset back up) mini-grids will have a total installed capacity of 550 kWp. Six of the m[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...rated-by-fres-in-mali/

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[...]mobile phone charging stations, where people can pay to charge their cell phones as well as buy solar lanterns. The income will allow people to replace light bulbs and batteries and to sustain the system o[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-star-dikembe-mutombo/

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[...] across several villages in Haiti, where the non-profit has been working since 2010 to supply its solar charging station, SunBlazer.Photo Credit: Sirona Cares Foundation.Showcasing improvements in life aft[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...azer-systems-in-haiti/

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[...]urces to a key development problem.The candidate will work on financing product line(s) targeting solar providers in developing countries. Experience with financial engineering, management in start-ups, an[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...-for-lumeter-networks/

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[...]ng, with projects in Rwanda, Guatemala, Nepal and Peru.GBF also recognized the need to provide solar lanterns for people living in areas of the world that would never have the means to buy them, especially[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...or-refugees-in-rwanda/

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[...] with an overhead storage tank with a capacity of 30,000 liters has been set up in Howrah by ONergy Solar. Over the next few months, more solar pumps will be set up in Nadia to demonstrate a financially vi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...inonvations-incubator/

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[...]ond also designs products for rural markets such as solar light systems, biomass gas stoves, solar AC inverter systems and solar water pumps.Currently Boond has six energy hubs across districts in Rajastha[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...a-investment-in-boond/

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[...]e innovative campaign has raised over USD 125,000. EarthSpark is on track to pioneering a pre-paid solar micro-grid model that could provide reliable electricity both in Haiti and in other developing count[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...gn-raises-over-125000/

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[...]redit: SunFarmer SunFarmer is teaming up with communities in Surkhet, Nepal, to install a 4kW solar system for the Kopilla Valley Center, home to 44 vulnerable children that also houses a school for 350 st[...]

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

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[...]cs (OPV), 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 t[...]

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

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[...]ns to the community of Roguwa in Nasarawa state, Northern Nigeria. The project involves a 4KW solar micro off-grid system which will provide electricity access to 60 households and power a community boreho[...]

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

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December 16, 2014Sunna Design has announced a new product, UP4, with solar panels that can be tilted and are specially designed to facilitate powerful road lighting. UP4 can be[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...uct-to-light-up-roads/

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[...]ed to emerging countries.According to a media release from Sunna Design, "the synergy between solar, energy storage and LED lighting of the stand-alone heat resistant Sunna Design streetlights allows to me[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ises-euro-5-3-million/

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[...]nd water to refract light, providing both day and night lighting solutions equivalent to a 55-watt solar light bulb, sourcing components and creating requisite skills at the base of the pyramid. Liter of l[...]

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

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[...]er an Eco Easy Buy in Kisumu, Kenya. Photo: Angaza DesignThe launch introduces an entry-level PAYG solar product for Base of the Pyramid users. As customers pay for the lantern they gain an informal "credi[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ts-with-angaza-design/

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[...]other essential energy services that are price-competitive with kerosene, diesel and stand-alone solar, without imposing a set tariff on customers.MeshPower operates 10 systems in Rwanda, supplying energy [...]

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

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[...]Global Partnerships. The funds will be used mainly for growing the distribution of the company's solar products, as well as further product research. Read More.

https://energyaccess.org/...ast-asia-distribution/

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[...]al partners with 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 [...]

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

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[...]registering annual growth of over 200%. The company developed innovative products in plug and play solar home lighting systems and its inONvation incubator has launched two major projects, ONergizing agric[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ooking-back-on-impact/

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[...]ts Fosera has opened a product assembly line in Kenya in partnership with a local manufacturer of solar panels, Ubbink East Africa. This is Fosera's third assembly line for modern off-grid solar lighting p[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...ssembly-line-in-kenya/

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SNV pilots Results Based Financing in TanzaniaSNV pilots Results Based Financing in Tanzania[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...financing-in-tanzania/

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[...] range designed for homes in off-grid rural and semi-urban communities.Philips LifeLight Home is a solar-powered LED lighting system with two pendant luminaires and a USB port for phone charging that is co[...]

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

Lighting Asia

[...]ogram works with the private sector and development organizations to catalyze markets for modern, solar lighting products and systems. Lighting Asia is implemented in partnership with a number of differen[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...artners/lighting-asia/

Lighting Global

[...]evices and kits. Under the program, Lighting Global presently lists over fifty quality verifiedsolar products from more than 20 manufacturers. The Lighting Global platform provides support to abroad portfo[...]

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

Contribution to Sustainable Energy for All

[...]energy services from a centralized generation plant, such as a micro-hydroplant, a hybrid solar PV/wind/diesel system, a biomass gasification plant, or at the small end, a battery recharging station, as we[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...inable-energy-for-all/

Power the World

[...]ng them to receive warnings and be better prepared. For every $10 donated Linkin Park will give one solar powered light bulb to a family in Haiti who does not have access to electricity. Their partner, Enè[...]

https://energyaccess.org/...aiti-light-the-future/

Solutions

[...]solar home systems, solar lanterns and mini-grid solutions, and some on small wind, energy storage, solar thermal applications, biomass and pico-hydro. Notably, solar PV systems for homes or small business[...]

https://energyaccess.org/our-work/solutions/