This study offers one of the first perspectives on the job-creation role of rural energy access. The authors find that there is significant potential for job creation due to rural energy access initiatives, especially small-scale renewables.
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This report—which is based on a country-by-country assessment of supply, demand, renewable energy potential and technology prospects—recommends 14 actions to accelerate the Africa’s renewable energy uptake in Africa.
This recorded webinar examines the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy (RISE) project, which provides indicators for assessing the legal and regulatory landscape for investment in sustainable energy.
This report explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services.
The Global Environment Facility has supported technologies including solar thermal heating, solar thermal power, off-grid and on-grid solar photovoltaic, wind power, small hydro power, geothermal power, and biomass in projects globally.
This database describes energy efficiency policies and measures in about 90 countries. Information was collected with surveys in about 50 countries and literature reviews in the remaining, which included national energy efficiency plans and other maintained databases.
This report is the first in a series of three issue briefs on "Keys to Achieving Universal Energy Access," a three-day workshop held by WRI and the DOEN Foundation.
The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization. As of 2016, the IGA has more than 5,000 members in over 65 countries.
This report examines the gap between access to modern energy and small-scale finance, and it focuses on the role of governments in bridging the gap.
This report discusses how access for investment finance and demand for energy products can be increased, taking into account perspectives of banks, microfinance institutions, savings and credit cooperatives, and informal lending organizations.