17 November 2016
An overview of the USAID Distributed Generation Technical Assistance program along with context for the prospective role of distributed-generation photovoltaic technology in developing countries, followed by a discussion of the key economic and technical challenges and opportunities associated with distributed-generation photovoltaic systems.
15 November 2016
An overview of the status of the market for mini-grids in Nigeria, followed by a discussion of recent developments and the work on clean rural mini-grids that has been done by the Nigerian Energy Support Programme.
10 November 2016
A review of the current landscape for clean innovation in Canada, including the new government’s commitments to transforming to a low-carbon economy and advantages related to the clean technology sector in Canada.
2 November 2016
An in-depth look at the newest edition of the Poor People’s Energy Outlook, National Energy Access Planning from the Bottom Up.
27 October 2016
An overview of key issues regarding the importance of maintaining high quality for both the components and the design of rural electrification projects.
26 October 2016
A discussion of U.S. Department of Energy activities that are addressing clean energy investment challenges.
25 October 2016
A webinar featuring the work of some of the most impactful development partners contributing to the scale up of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa
20 October 2016
An introduction to the Mission Innovation initiative—which aims to achieve clean energy technology performance breakthroughs and cost reductions—followed by a discussion of how energy research and innovation are supported in France led by officials from multiple French ministries.
11 October 2016
A discussion of three different pathways, along with implementation considerations and examples for each, for enhancing the size and speed of grid operations for efficient variable renewable integration.
27 September 2016
An introduction to the Renewables Tagger—a new tool for publishers of online content related to renewable energy—including an explanation of the tool’s technical background, a description of the knowledge system behind the tool and an explanation of how new content was created with the input of domain experts.